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Changing the industry: German Students Participate in New BIM Course

14/06/2016

Changing times require traditional industries to focus on advancement and innovation. A new BIM course at the University in Bochum, Germany, aims to prepare students for BIM in practice. The Ruhruniversity Bochum is the biggest university in the German Ruhr area, the heart of the steel industry in Europe. The region with its 12 million inhabitants has been facing a hard transition since...

Euro 2016 – Stadiums created with BIM technology

09/06/2016

Tekla Structures had a big role in creating the stadiums that will host the Euro 2016 competition in France. Building Information Modeling (BIM) was used to model the Le Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Lyon, the Stade Velodrome in Marseille and the Matmut Atlantique stadium in Bordeaux.

Matmut Atlantique in Bordeaux

This stadium located in southwestern France, was opened...

Preparing "industry ready" engineers

02/06/2016

Preparing "industry-ready" engineers & detailers. At Trimble, we have recognized this skill shortage and are committed to helping the industry with this skills gap. To avoid any barriers we have created an online platform giving students access to Tekla Structures, a state of the art BIM software, as well as industry specifi¬c tutorials. By preparing students with industry knowledge...

Nationwide Student Building Conference - BUDMIKA 2016. Poznań, Poland

31/05/2016

On 20-22 April the 3’rd edition of Nationwide Student Building Conference - BUDMIKA 2016 took place, organized by the students’ research circles of: civil engineering, environmental engineering and architecture from Poznan University of Technology. It was the largest students’ building conference in Poland, in which participants represented technical universities across the country. The topics...

Drones Can Monitor Construction

23/05/2016

Spotting construction trouble from the sky? Yes! University of Illinois has developed a predictive analytics tool called “Flying Superintendent” to automate the monitoring of large construction projects.

The system uses images and videos taken by drones flying over the construction site and combines them with Building Information Models (BIM) to identify actual and potential...

New Tekla Structures 2016: Easier Modeling, Easier Learning

16/05/2016

The New Tekla Structures 2016: Easier Modeling, Easier Learning. Tekla Structures 2016 now has a cool contemporary look. But even better news is that the new user interface makes modeling easier and faster. For example, why not start by choosing a model from the list of your recent models, and continue with creating your own custom tab. The default model colors are both pleasant and logical....

April "Invite a Friend" Winner Announced

06/05/2016

We appreciate our students! Thank you to all who shared the word and invited their friends to join our community.

Our winner for the month of April was Ibrahim Al Janabi, a student out of HIOF Ostfold. Ibrahim will recieve a free Trimble multi-use backpack, a "Master" invite badge to showcase in his profile and gain exposure as our June Student Spotlight.

Stayed tuned for our...

Quickly and Easily Create Concrete Models with Tekla software from Trimble. Improve Pour Performance

29/04/2016

Tekla software from Trimble is project proven to improve concrete construction pour productivity. With Tekla constructible information management tools, contractors planning concrete pours on site have unrivalled insight and control to minimize uncertainty.

To reduce their risks, by better planning and managing their cast-in-place concrete process, contractors’ need a model suitable...

"Structures have always fascinated me"

12/04/2016

Avishek Dutta is a budding civil engineering student from Meghnad Saha Institute of Technology in India. His attention to detail shines in the models he creates. Avishek has taken it upon himself to learn the tools of the trade and build an impressive portfolio of work. Learn more about this aspiring student on Tekla Campus, Avishek is our April student spotlight. Find his...

2015 Tekla Global BIM Award Student Winners

11/04/2016

2015 Tekla Global BIM Awards Student Competition Winners from TongMyong University receiving their award at this years Trimble Solutions Southeast Asia User Conference. Congratulations!

Learn more about this group of students and the winning project here.

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