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Architectural Design  

2014 winner, Big Urban Project

Paojiang Lake wins MIPIM/Architectural Review Future Projects Big Urban Project Award 2014

The award went to the design by architect Paul Lukez, who in collaboration with an international team of contributors, sought to create a project of a series of parks, representative of the five elements
Centrally procured projects must achieve L2 BIM by 2016

BIM and its effects on the construction industry

A construction management company discusses the future of Building Information Modelling, looking at the new government targets and what the technology holds for the sector
Integrated 2D quantification

Autodesk releases 2015 suites for building and civil infrastructure industries

The release responds to user-requests to deliver hundreds of refinements, with cleaner, easier user interfaces; more flexible data handling; and enhanced design and engineering
Trimble releases Sketchup 2014

Trimble releases SketchUp 2014

The latest release of the popular design software features an expanded 3D warehouse and new tools to support BIM workflows, improving the ability to create, access, share and collaborate on 3D models
The competition attracted over 150 entries

AD and Bouygues announce competition results

The architectural magazine and construction group have confirmed the winners of the 'Architecture and the Third Age' competition, open to students and aimed at encouraging innovative ideas around housing and lifestyle from a new generation
Cambridge Biomedical Campus

Skanska wins £165 million UK hospital contract

A hospital in the historic city of Cambridge, UK, is relocating to a medical education and treatment campus, with the contract to build the new site awarded to Swedish Skanska
New plugin offers real-time energy analysis

Sefaira for SketchUp offers real-time energy analysis

The plugin is the first software to integrate such analysis directly into the design process, allowing designers to analyse their ideas and explore realistic alternatives without lengthy meetings or costly iterations
The library exterior has an eye-catching ringed design

Birmingham's £189m new library

Designed by Dutch architects Mecanoo, the striking new centre marries a sense of tradition with a futuristic look. It opens its doors to the public on September 3
The Thames sewage solution is in full flow

Contractors being sought for London super sewer

Thames Water is inviting companies to declare interest in multi-billion pound project to tackle sewage problem in the UK's capital city
Olympic Stadium in 2012

Balfour Beatty secures Olympic Stadium roof re-fit

The UK-based firm has bagged the £41million contract to fit a new roof to London's Olympic Stadium


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