Even small steel detailing firms find the investment in making the leap from 2D CAD to a 3D detailing solution rapidly pays off in productivity gains and accuracy, as well as opens doors to better, more profitable business opportunities.
BDS Steel Detailers in Brisbane, Australia is part of the BDS Group worldwide. The company, which was formed in 1964, is one of the original firms to open a drafting office in Australia specializing in structural steel detailing for the steel fabrication.
Denver's dashing new landmark consists of 2,700 tons of steel in an awesome angle. The plans called for transforming more than 2,700 tons of steel into a complicated skeleton that would support and create oblique angles.
Barton Malow, a prominent general contractor in the U.S. market, has worked with Tekla for the last couple of years to implement Tekla Structures software in construction management.
While building the Digital Arts Facility at the University of California Santa Cruz, the challenge for DPR Construction was to rapidly generate concrete formwork layout options adapting to the site and the building.
The challenge of the endeavour is apparent. This is the kind of building that would not have been possible to construct without a comprehensive approach to BIM.
Hurks delphi engineering and Hurks prefabbeton addressed the challenges of the complex structure with advanced use of BIM. In addition to gaining benefits, they also won the Tekla Global BIM Awards 2014 Precast Concrete category.