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  • Costly and ineffective: Why is it time to ditch paper and 2D drawings?

    Costly and ineffective: Why is it time to ditch paper and 2D drawings?

    Benefits of using 3D models are obvious but why are so many people still using paper or 2D drawings?

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  • It's all about Pour: A Pour-focused Approach to Concrete Construction

    It's all about Pour: A Pour-focused Approach to Concrete Construction

    What does a Pour focused approach to concrete construction mean, and how DPR Construction streamlines the mobilization by using pour information from the beginning of the process.

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  • One Nine Elms: a New London Landmark Built with Tekla

    One Nine Elms: a New London Landmark Built with Tekla

    London’s One Nine Elms development was named Best Commercial Project in the 2020 Tekla Global BIM Awards. The engineering team won praise for planning the rebar under challenging conditions.

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  • DPR Construction: Bidding with a Solid Plan by Engaging the Team and Creating an Accurate 3D Model.

    DPR Construction: Bidding with a Solid Plan by Engaging the Team and Creating an Accurate 3D Model.

    Using Tekla software helps DPR Construction win the projects with solid plans, engage their team, streamline the mobilization, and keep connected with all the relevant stakeholders

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  • Rebar Detailing in 3D for the Construction of Two London Skyscrapers

    Rebar Detailing in 3D for the Construction of Two London Skyscrapers

    How the rebar detailers at Solve Structural Design Ltd used Tekla Structures to detail the raft for the One Nine Elms skyscraper development

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  • Constructing Our Future: The Construction Industry Beyond Covid-19

    Constructing Our Future: The Construction Industry Beyond Covid-19

    While the current crisis is different in many ways, there are things we learned from the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis that we can use to help us manage the current crisis.

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  • More Visualization, Precision, and Control with the Newest Tekla 2020

    More Visualization, Precision, and Control with the Newest Tekla 2020

    Find out the Tekla Structures 2020's new features and improvements for Cast-In-Place, which makes modeling complex slabs and controlling drawing content more straightforward and precise than ever!

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  • Three Things You Need to Know about Tekla 2020’s New Formwork Tools

    Three Things You Need to Know about Tekla 2020’s New Formwork Tools

    Find out what are the main updates for Formwork tools in Tekla Structures 2020; how we are bringing formwork tools closer to the customers and who will benefit from using the formwork tools

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  • How can Mixed Reality be Used in Construction?

    How can Mixed Reality be Used in Construction?

    From streamlining workflows, eliminating errors and improving projects, mixed reality offers big benefits for construction.

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  • Model-based QTO: Know Your Numbers1:41

    Model-based QTO: Know Your Numbers

    By utilizing model-based quantity takeoff with Tekla Structures, you can automatically create visual representations of your estimates and confidently understand the quality of your numbers.

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  • Model-Based QTO:How it Works2:50

    Model-Based QTO:How it Works

    BIM-based takeoff methods can enhance your estimating productivity and bid-hit ratio. But how does it actually work, and is the use of such tools difficult?

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  • Digitalization In Concrete Construction Doesn't Steal Jobs, It Transforms Them

    Digitalization In Concrete Construction Doesn't Steal Jobs, It Transforms Them

    Digitalization doesn’t mean that robots will take over the job market. On the contrary, digitalization is powered by human interaction and social collaboration.

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  • How Automation Improves Concrete Construction Project Profitability

    How Automation Improves Concrete Construction Project Profitability

    Technology is making it possible to automate a ton of things in the construction workflow that used to only be possible with manual effort.

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  • F.A. Wilhelm Works Faster with Tekla

    F.A. Wilhelm Works Faster with Tekla

    Efficient, accurate and reliable planning plays a key role in the success of concrete construction. US-based F.A. Wilhelm Construction trusts Tekla Structures as a tool for formwork and pour planning.

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  • Tekla Helps Wayne Brothers Untangle Web of Complexity and Build Sierra Nevada’s East Coast Multi-Structure Brewery

    Tekla Helps Wayne Brothers Untangle Web of Complexity and Build Sierra Nevada’s East Coast Multi-Structure Brewery

    Wayne Brothers delivers high-quality proactive construction services to help clients reduce construction waste and complete complex industrial projects on schedule.

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  • Easy as Q-T-O

    Easy as Q-T-O

    Concrete contractors may think traditional methods for Construction Takeoff are safe but the truth is, model-based estimating is the best way to reduce risk and errors. And, it's easy as Q-T-O.

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  • Why Concrete Contractors Should Upgrade the Way Their Formwork is Planned

    Why Concrete Contractors Should Upgrade the Way Their Formwork is Planned

    With the challenges that concrete contractors face in estimating, planning and managing formwork operations, utilizing constructible models can reduce stress and upgrade their formwork planning.

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  • 4 Ways Constructible Models are Reducing Waste in the Concrete Industry

    4 Ways Constructible Models are Reducing Waste in the Concrete Industry

    Most construction waste can be reduced or eliminated by adopting a constructible process.

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  • Tekla Helps Wayne Brothers Reduce Risk; Improve Client, Owner Value

    Tekla Helps Wayne Brothers Reduce Risk; Improve Client, Owner Value

    Wayne Brothers began looking at 3D modeling software as a way to reduce risk by enabling them to respond quicker to client demands, see concrete and rebar details not visible on 2D drawings.

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  • Pankow: Concrete Builder Delivering Value with Tekla

    Pankow: Concrete Builder Delivering Value with Tekla

    The concrete builder Pankow took an innovative approach to technology and construction in order to bring superior value to their clients.

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