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AEC Hackathon 3.3

July 7, 2016

For those of you who missed it, there’s something fun happening in London this weekend- and I’m going to be there. Yes, it’s the AEC Hackathon! To make life a bit more exciting (and to allow me to get all the dull…Read More

3D Printing: An Introduction

June 3, 2016

In the future everything will be 3D printed. Or so we are led to believe. Like most of the science fiction-esq technologies I grew up with: robots, hoverboards, traffic lights that play music…Read More

Engineering the Twitter API

May 24, 2016

Last week I talked at length about the wonderful world of the Web API, but completely failed to provide any details of how you can start playing with them. Well today…Read More

Web APIs: An Engineering Introduction

May 17, 2016 1

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that the internet is awesome. Or indeed that it’s everywhere. But its ubiquitousness might surprise you. Many devices and applications talk…Read More

Construct//Disrupt 3: Proptech

May 13, 2016 2

For those of you who haven’t heard about it, Construct//Disrupt is a gathering for all the innovators in construction; giving some of the coolest start-ups in our industry a platform to showcase…Read More

An Evening With BaseStone

August 6, 2015

We’ve all been there; it’s practically a rite of passage for a growing engineer- that arch needs inspecting, that detail needs checking, the designer has (as usual) asked you to do something impossible…Read More

Introducing: BIM2050

July 13, 2015 3

Last week I got an unexpected e-mail (actually; I got a few, but that’s a story for another time). It was to introduce me to the BIM2050 group; the CIC’s tendrils into the future- looking to establish what engineering…Read More

Disrupting Construction

July 10, 2015 2

A good few weeks ago now I suspended my disbelief and took the opportunity to pretend civil engineering is just as full of young and trendy start-ups as those cool cats at silicone valley. BaseStone’s second…Read More