Our General Manager Structural Systems Dr Stephen Hicks contributed to the current Engineering Insights article on New Zealand steel research activities and its implementation within the new University of Auckland building.

This article was first published in Engineering Insight January/February 2015, Volume 16/1 and is reproduced with the permission of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ).

Image: Beca. The use of a 3D Revit model during design enabled the detailed co-ordination of structure, building services distribution and architectural layouts during the design process. The Revit model is being used to produce the trade shop drawings and on site using iPads to check that the installation of services corresponds to the design intent.

Update shared by our General Manager Structural Systems Dr Stephen Hicks