Entries by Lesley Brigden


No SketchUp? No thanks, says Field Office Architecture

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Slider_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Life without SketchUp? No thanks, says Field Office Architecture, an award-winning practice based in Melbourne, Australia.   Established in 2014, the practice believes in the “beauty of simplicity and designing to the essential. In an ever-cluttered world, we help create well-crafted and affordable spaces for people that calm and restore”.  SketchUp has been part of the […]

Communication visions key for Studio Nine

Agility and flexibility are just two of the abilities SketchUp has helped deliver to a prominent architectural and interior design practice.  Studio Nine Architects, in the South Australian capital Adelaide, first adopted SketchUp into its workflow in 2014.  Previous to this, the firm was quite traditional with CAD and hand-drawing concept design workflows, until Associate Emma […]

Awareness helps unlock a new way to work

A builder and draftsman who was seeing the benefits of SketchUp in his operations has taken a giant step into the future with the adoption of Trimble technology into his business. Daniel Perrem, owner and operator of Daniel Perrem Building and Drafting based on the NSW South Coast, wasn’t initially aware that the same people […]

How we do business: A customer experience that can’t be matched

[siteorigin_widget class=”SiteOrigin_Widget_Image_Widget”][/siteorigin_widget] Providing you with the solutions to take your operations to a new level is just part of the picture for BuildingPoint Australia. Underlying everything we do is a peerless customer service system that means any issues you may have will be dealt with efficiently and as quickly as possible. Working in tandem with […]

On the road with a new dimension to IDEA StatiCa

BuildingPoint Australia and IDEA StatiCa are joining forces with the Australian Steel Institute for a five-city seminar series. During November, the ASI will host the seminar series ‘Finite Element Analysis of Steel Structures – Reducing Risk by Optimising Design’, presented by Vernon McKenzie, managing director of EnDuraSim. BuildingPoint Australia, as Technical Partner, will showcase the […]

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Going beyond business as usual

After being invited to present at a world-leading conference of experts from around the world, and asked to make that presentation again at a national event, if would be a fair bet that John Legge-Wilkinson has something worth hearing about when he talks Tekla. John, a Senior Structural Technician at Arup, based in their Melbourne […]

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Best Practice approach to digital transformation

 How the Constructible Process Will Transform The Construction Industry By 2020. The construction industry is on the cusp of a massive transformation. BIM is no longer enough. The next generation of amazing buildings will need construction professionals to build beyond the limits of BIM using a robust library of detail-rich data, streamlined workflows, and real-time collaboration […]

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Your data. Your work site. Together, at last.

Trimble XR10 with HoloLens 2 The Trimble XR10 with HoloLens 2 brings mixed reality right to the front line, enabling workers in safety-controlled environments to access model data directly on site. Together with Trimble’s suite of mixed reality software and services, the device enables new field-oriented workflows to leverage 3D content in daily work tasks […]