Case Studies

Martelllo TowerTo help transform a 200 year-old gun tower into a weekend retreat, Piercy Conner architects and Price & Myers 3D Engineering used SolidWorks to ensure that the complex roof structure would satisfy the planning department and be built within budget.

BeijingStrand7 has supported Arup Australia in the design of the ‘Water Cube’, the Beijing Olympics National Swimming Centre. The revolutionary structure plays on the geometry of water bubbles, and will be the largest swimming complex ever built.

RoofA London school was recently transformed, with the central courtyard redeveloped and covered it so it could be used throughout the year. The ambitious design required the expertise of structural design consultants, Michael Hadi Associates, using Robot Millennium structural analysis software from ISS.

The art of visualisationVisualisation One is one of the UK’s leading 3D architectural illustration and multimedia companies. Skilstream’s John Marchant talked to company Director, Vince Flynn, about the importance of visualisation in today’s construction market and the technology behind it.

Document distribution and issuePick Everard, a multi-discipline architectural and engineering practice, looked to Océ to help streamline its document issuing and distribution process. Océ delivered a solution based around its Digital Distribution Manager and a document archive managed via Océ Doc Exec Pro.

HOK International chose to use Autodesk Architectural Desktop as their primary CAD tool for a project to replace two central London hospitals which placed HOK as architects to Skanska-Innisfree, appointed as preferred bidder by Barts and London NHS Trust.

ARTTaking 2D AutoCAD files as the starting point for its visualisations Coevolution used a combination of Autodesk VIZ and ART VPS's Pure card to create the photorealistic imagery for accommodation on a golfing retreat.