Tekla UK Model Competition no longer has any categories. One winner is chosen by a public vote. The three final winners will be decided by a jury consisting of leading BIM experts inside and outside Tekla. Projects will be judged on their individual merit. We are looking for examples of collaborative workflows and model based processes to support your entry. Each participant can enter numerous models.
- No categories this year. Little or large, simple or complex, we want to see your models!
- Four winners in total, one of those is decided by a public vote.
- Enter as many models as you like.
Entrants must provide:
- The .db1 and profile database file of the Tekla model (model folder)
- Snapshots of the model (min. 3 image files e.g. JPG featuring the whole model and relevant details )
- Sample drawings of the projects (2-3 PDF files)
- Project information filled in to given XLS form
- Photographs (min .1 image file) or artist's impressions of the project
Tekla has the right to reject a model from the competition if any required material is missing.
By entering a model to the competition, you give the permission to Tekla to use the model and images of the model for marketing and sales demonstration purposes (including e.g. publishing the model to Tekla Web Viewer or Tekla BIMsight application and using project information and images in Tekla marketing material).
Voting is open to the public and can be promoted by the competing company. Only one vote per person will be counted. All models entered will go through to the appointed jury.
The winners of the Tekla UK Model Competition will be decided by a jury of leading BIM experts. The members of the jury are:
- Mervyn Richards, Director MR1 Consulting.
As Director and Principal Consultant for MR1 Consulting Ltd., Mervyn has an established position as an expert within the construction industry and instrumental in the successful delivery and ICT development on many major projects. His role is typically that of BIM/3D modelling consultant assisting the implementation of innovative solutions in both new business processes and technical application.
- Greg Corke, Managing Editor of AEC Magazine. (www.aecmag.com)
Having studied civil engineering and architecture at the University of Leeds in the early nineties Greg Corke turned his back on 'real' engineering and has been writing about technology for architects, engineers and designers ever since. He is currently managing editor of AEC Magazine, a publication for in-depth news and analysis on the latest in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Building Information Modelling (BIM) software.
- Richard Ogden, Chairman of Buildoffsite.
Richard has had a long and distinguished career in the construction sector, particularly working with clients and developers. Richard was Chairman of European Construction Team and Member of European Development Board as well as Director of Advanced Building Systems (USA). He was recognised with the International Award of Excellence in 1990 and the Poucher Award in 1994. Richard spent a lot of his private life encouraging others to look at offsite techniques for themselves. Since moving on from Senior Project Manager for McDonalds's in 2003, Richard has been an independent consultant, working for a number of organisations. Buildoffsite is an industry led group to encourage use of offsite construction in both Public and Private sectors. Awarded the MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2010.
- David Chadwick, Editor at CAD User Magazine.
- Andrew Bellerby, Managing Director of Tekla (UK) Limited.
Having spent 25 years in the construction industry, the last 20 years on the software side supplying 3D modelling software to a global market Andrew has been an advocate of Building Information Modelling (BIM) for many years. He is currently the Managing Director of Tekla (UK) Ltd responsible for all their operations in the UK, a position that allows him to continue his mission to educate all aspects of the construction industry on the benefits of adopting model based collaborative processes.
Enter the Tekla Model Competition to gain loads of publicity for your company − especially if you win!
The winners each receive:
- Case study
- Website publicity
- Advert in magazine
- In total, approximately £1,500 worth of publicity
The winner of the public vote receives:
- Apple iPod touch [8GB]