• Clark Builders’ Secret to Fast, Accurate Layout

    Ninety to 100 points an hour – that’s how fast Jeff Gerber and the surveyors of Clark Builders typically move when they’re on a project doing layout. The top-ranking general contractor, based in Edmonton, Alberta,...

  • Reality Capture on a Challenging Construction Site

    What’s the fastest and easiest way to document a changing and challenging construction site with multiple floors and tight spaces? Walking the site with a backpack mapping system offers a solution. This video shows a three-story building that was fully mapped and georeferenced in 25 minutes using a Leica Pegasus:Backpack. The data was processed in …   Read More

  • Video: Reality Capture for Construction Validation

    3D laser scanning is becoming mandatory for an efficient BIM workflow. With the latest hardware and software innovations, scanning workflows can be intuitive and accessible, or comprehensive and feature-rich. Recent software developments provide automated deviation detection and remarkable loading and processing speeds, as well as complete interoperability with popular CAD platforms. Scanning provides valuable insights …   Read More

  • Video: How Artform Innovates Architecture

    Exceptional surfaces, stunning sunscreens, and fascinating fascias – Artform creates products that transform how buildings feel and function. Through innovation in digital layout processes, the company is able to achieve impressive accuracy while raising the bar on architectural design. Go behind the scenes in this interview with Josh Livingston, Todd Graham and Alek Buriak to learn …   Read More

  • Video: How WeWork Reinvents Real Estate with Reality Capture

    WeWork is already the largest private tenant in Manhattan, with over 2.7 million square feet of space – and it’s growing rapidly. The WeWork Reality Capture team supports the build out and renovation of spaces through high-accuracy laser scanning and spherical photography. Watch this interview with Senior Reality Capture Specialist Thad Wester to discover how …   Read More

  • On-Demand Webinar Highlights Value of Virtual Construction

    An estimated 98 percent of construction projects incur cost overruns and delays, and it’s not uncommon for projects to be as much as 20 months behind schedule. Is there any way to beat these negative trends and keep your projects on time and on budget? Yes – and forward-thinking companies are adopting innovative new approaches …   Read More

  • National Music Centre’s New Home Arises in Calgary

    “Music is liquid architecture; architecture is frozen music”—Goethe’s aphorism comes easily to mind when contemplating the National Music Centre (NMC) and its new building, recently named Studio Bell, which was designed by superstar architect Brad Cloepfil and is set to open in the summer of 2016. It’s a big building—160,000 square feet distributed among nine …   Read More

  • BIM Is Good for Business

    A recognized BIM evangelist and early adopter of virtual design and construction, Raul Gomez understands the true value of building information modeling.   Read More