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26 11, 2015

THE CAD Room: What tools do we use for our CAD Design Services?

By |2015-11-26T10:30:09+01:00November 26th, 2015|CAD Services, Uncategorized|Comments Off on THE CAD Room: What tools do we use for our CAD Design Services?

Tools for CAD Design Services Computer Aided Design (or CAD) is nothing new, with the dawn of the computer age in the 1970s, the first basic CAD design software was produced which allowed designers and architects to begin move away from the drawing board. Using CAD design services to draft blueprints for buildings and such ...

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8 10, 2015

Digital Security and BIM

By |2018-07-03T14:07:16+01:00October 8th, 2015|BIM Services|Comments Off on Digital Security and BIM

Digital Security – The Safe Storage and Sharing of BIM Data  When your business embraces BIM (buildings information modelling) technology, it’s easy to get carried away with the benefits of utilising BIM and the exciting new ways of collaborative working it offers. What is less apparent is that there is potential for BIM to leave ...

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29 09, 2015

Bim Compliance in the UAE is here

By |2015-09-29T09:55:28+01:00September 29th, 2015|BIM Services, UAE|Comments Off on Bim Compliance in the UAE is here

Bringing BIM Compliance to the UAE The United Arab Emirates (UAE) consist of seven emirates, which are Abu Dhabi (which serves as the capital), Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al-Quwain. Abu Dhabi and Dubai are the most well-known of the UAE and have seen an explosion of development over the last decade ...

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21 09, 2015

Does BIM give you the edge in the global market?

By |2015-09-21T21:15:48+01:00September 21st, 2015|BIM Services, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Does BIM give you the edge in the global market?

Does BIM give you the edge in the global market? For many in the UK construction industry, Business Information Modelling, or BIM as it is known, has been at the forefront of all large construction projects for the last few years. The UK Government has tasked the industry to become BIM compliant by 2016. BIM ...

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9 09, 2015

Is BIM the game changer we think it is?

By |2018-07-03T14:08:01+01:00September 9th, 2015|BIM Services|Comments Off on Is BIM the game changer we think it is?

BIM - The game changer As a CAD and BIM company based in the UK (and UAE) we feel these are exciting times for those working within the UK construction industry. In little under a year the industry will be mandated to be BIM (Building Information Modelling) compliant, but will moving towards an information-rich future ...

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2 09, 2015

Outsourced CAD Solutions for the Building Service Industry

By |2015-09-02T16:27:17+01:00September 2nd, 2015|CAD Services|Comments Off on Outsourced CAD Solutions for the Building Service Industry

Outsourced CAD Solutions When it comes to outsourcing your CAD needs to another company, you know you need to know that the company you are choosing to work with will produce work to the high standards you demand, on time and within budget. Working with a company who have a solid reputation for success and ...

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25 08, 2015

Building Fire Safety into Your Design

By |2015-08-25T13:15:31+01:00August 25th, 2015|CAD Services|Comments Off on Building Fire Safety into Your Design

Ensuring Fire Safety is built into your Design Fire safety has long been a key consideration in the design of buildings and dwellings. From as early as the 11th or 12th century it was understood that building materials and chimney design in buildings posed a risk to fire safety. Indeed the Great Fire of London ...

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10 08, 2015

Stockport Architecture – home of some hidden architectural gems!

By |2015-08-10T13:29:36+01:00August 10th, 2015|General|Comments Off on Stockport Architecture – home of some hidden architectural gems!

Stockport Architecture - Hidden Gems The CAD Room are based in the large town of Stockport in the North West of England. Stockport neighbours Manchester and is often seen as its slightly less glamorous and cosmopolitan cousin, which is a shame because we think Stockport has some fantastic hidden gems, here are some of our ...

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4 08, 2015

What is 2D CAD?

By |2015-08-04T15:29:05+01:00August 4th, 2015|CAD Services|Comments Off on What is 2D CAD?

What are 2D CAD Services? For many people when they think about having a building designed they imagine an architect or designer drawing by hand a set of blueprints for the construction of the building. While technology has moved on considerably since the days of the drawing board, there is still a place in the ...

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27 07, 2015

Business Information Modelling – Preparing for 2016

By |2015-07-27T10:57:43+01:00July 27th, 2015|BIM Services, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Business Information Modelling – Preparing for 2016

Business Information Modelling (BIM) in 2016 We in the UK are in the enviable position of being among the world leaders in BIM adoption and implementation, with the UK Government’s mandate for Level 2 BIM coming into effect in 2016, the industry has been working hard to adopt BIM and achieve BIM compliance. Through BIM ...

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