Tekla Global BIM Awards 2012 winners

BIM category winner

The Derby Business Park is based on exceptionally efficient and innovate structural and MEP design. The building information model, by Engineering Office Mäkeläinen, was complete from foundations to detailing of reinforced concrete elements. HVAC and electrical designers used the Tekla model as basis of their work, and the model was utilized at the construction on site too. The project faced the additional challenge of tightening schedule, but thanks to Tekla’s BIM software, the team managed to accelerate the process and deliver on time.

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Steel category winner

 

The winner of the steel category, Emirates Air Line London Cable Car, carries passengers over the River Thames. The cable car, modeled by Watson Steel Structures Ltd, includes three 80-meter towers with a structure that called for extremely accurate measuring and fabrication to make the parts fit together.

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Concrete and other category winner

 

The jury selected Park&Ride De Uithof by Hurks delphi engineering, located in Utrecht, the Netherlands, as the winner in the Concrete category. The large garage has no straight faces, and it was thoroughly modeled down to concrete reinforcement bars. The reinforcements have been produced partially automatically directly from the geometrical data in Tekla model.

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Web vote winner

 

The winner of the public voting was the The Capital Market Authority office tower in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, modeled by Eversendai.

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Special recognition

 

Icebergs - Louis Vuitton Foundation by Pouma and Iemants received a special recognition of the jury. In the Icebergs, located in Paris, the project team has utilized BIM throughout the project to turn the stunning and enormously complex into reality.

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