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September 21, 2016

This Week in 3D: Sept 21, 2016

Photo Source: New Civil Engineer

Office 2.0: Big Data is Changing the Design of Our Workplaces [Curbed]
By now, you know about WeWork. Find out how they’re using 3D technology to maximize the value of their shared-office facilities down to the millimeter. (And increasing worker comfort at the same time.)

Are We Embracing and Applying Modern Technology? [New Civil Engineer]
A range of “influential thinkers” charts the progress of new technologies like wearables, 3D printing, VR/AR, and more.

Where is BIM in the Facilities Management Conversation? [FM World]
BIM can’t work without FM. Are facilities managers doing their part to ensure success?

The 5 Most Commonly Asked Questions about VR in Architecture and Design [Linked In Pulse]
An FAQ for those of you who aren’t so sure it’s time to jump in with both feet.

Syrian Arch Razed by ISIS Re-Created with 3D Technology Arrives in NYC [The Verge]
This was no simple 3D print job: The 2/3 scale arch was based on 3D models obtained using photogrammetry and built by robots using Egyptian marble.

The Brave New World of BIM and Big Data [The Fifth Estate]
BIM is catching on like fire in Australia, where 75% of survey professionals cite positive ROI from BIM.

GNSS & The Law: Geolocation Privacy [Inside GNSS]
As 3D and geospatial technology becomes more sophisticated, the legal implications are becoming more complex. “The concept of what constitutes a ‘reasonable expectation of privacy’ from a geolocation standpoint is evolving in the US.

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