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 progressive scanning and integrated construction processes lay the foundation for WeWork’s success.
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Perfect-Fit Aluminum Cladding with 3D Laser Scanning


In 2011, Tronnes Surveys was asked to step in on a tricky project involving the Edmonton International Airport’s (EIA) new Combined Office Tower (COT), which integrates offices and the air traffic control tower in one eight-story building. A sleek, undulating zinc cladding system, meant to evoke Edmonton’s sweeping plains landscape, cocoons the COT and strikes a very modern, distinctive note. The trusses are all individually designed and mounted on hollow structural sections (HSS)—essentially 12,000 lineal feet of square tubing wrapped around the base structure, offset several inches by knife plates.It’s the crown jewel of EIA, but installing the COT’s cladding was a significant challenge for the surveyors and contractors who took on the task. Continue reading…

HxGN LIVE 2014 Offers Leading-Edge BIM Training Opportunities


Three new training sessions on building information modeling (BIM) have been announced at HxGN LIVE 2014. The world’s largest event dedicated to helping geospatial professionals harness the power of Hexagon’s technologies will be held June 2-5 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and will feature more than 60 exhibiting sponsors, three football fields of technology innovation and valuable networking opportunities.

The training sessions, which will be held on June 2 and June 4, are one of the chief highlights of the event. This year’s conference will include three new training sessions focused on BIM. Continue reading…