A round-up of BIM and digital construction stories that you might have missed in the past seven days.
Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park turns to 3D models
3D digital models of the “Hutton Section” and “Hutton’s Rock” at Salisbury Crags in Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park (image above) are available to view online via Sketchfab as part of a project devised by Historic Environment Scotland in partnership with Nature Scot.
Be the first to understand new standards
The BSI and UK BIM Framework are holding a webinar on 19 April to provide an overview of the revisions to existing standard BS 8536 and progress on new standards ISO 19650-4 and Flex 1965.
4D or not 4D: have your say
The 4D Construction Group has launched a survey to gather the industry’s feedback on 4D adoption.
Going underground with Google
Free-to-use online safe digging resource LSBUD has switched its mapping system to Google Maps in a move that it claims “will make searching for underground pipes and cables more accurate than ever before”. The change coincides with LSBUD extending its service to cover Northern Ireland.
Virtual Viewing hires new business development director
Stuart Featherstone has joined Virtual Viewing as business development director. His career includes stints at Briggs & Forrester, Balfour Beatty and Bouygues. Featherstone said: “Having liaised with Virtual Viewing on previous projects, I’ve been aware of their wide range of product offerings and I’m thrilled to now be a part of the team to help expand the business further.”
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