Top Building & Construction Apps

Posted by modlar in Technology on May 5th, 2015 No Comments

With technology making its way into the building industry, more and more construction apps are appearing on both iTunes and Google Play. Take a look at our overview of some of the most popular, and compare your thoughts below! Construction Master Pro Compatible for both iOS and Android, this app is an award-winning, advanced feet-in-fraction… read more

Top 10 BIM Questions Asked on Modlar

Posted by modlar in BIM, Revit, Technology on November 13th, 2014 No Comments

With Modlar’s specifier base increasing every day, we like to keep a handle on what’s being talked about in the community. Here are 10 interesting questions that have been asked in the last few weeks. Feel free to help answer them, or submit a question of your very own in our BIM forum. Where do… read more

WATCH: Growing Furniture out of Bacteria?

Posted by modlar in Technology on September 18th, 2014 No Comments

From floating infrastructure with lights that change color based on water quality, to chairs bred from the confines of a petri dishes, a New York-based design firm is discovering ways bacteria can produce physical material. Watch below to to see how how bacteria could be the foundation for next-generation manufacturing.   SOURCE: Furniture Made from… read more

Create a Floor Plan… with Your Phone?

Posted by modlar in Technology on March 28th, 2014 No Comments

Drawing out floor plans by hand is officially a thing of the past. The recently unveiled RoomScan is an app for mobile phones and tablet devices, using position sensors to create floor plans for any room. Directions for use are simplified, as the app provides illustrated and voice-enhanced instructions. After downloading the app, start by… read more

Modlar Integrations for 2014

Posted by modlar in BIM, General News, Technology on January 25th, 2014 No Comments

As all business applications move to the cloud, file management is becoming a larger and larger problem. You may be asking how you’re supposed to organise everything, or how it can be effortlessly shared with the rest of your team or organisation. This transition is also affecting the way a BIM manager complies and shares… read more

BIMstop’s new look

Posted by modlar in BIMstop, Design, General News, Technology on August 2nd, 2013 1 Comment

At BIMstop we don’t like to settle or just stick to the old way of doing things, we want the best, most useful site for our architectural community around the globe and we pour all of our energy into achieving it. Over the last 12 months, we’ve spent a lot time talking to our community… read more

BIM questions and answers now live

Posted by modlar in BIM, BIMstop, General News, Marketing, Technology on October 12th, 2012 No Comments

We get asked a lot of questions, 99% of which are related to Building Information Modeling (BIM). This includes questions about how to work with BIM, BIM software tutorials, which BIM software is the right fit, how to support BIM users and how to market to BIM users. We’ve been happily answering them for years… read more

Around the world in full 3D with the new iOS6 maps

Posted by modlar in General News, Technology on September 21st, 2012 No Comments

There’s a new iPhone out, everyone on the planet has heard about that. However we want to look more closely at the really exciting bit for all of us with a slight case of digital 3D obsession. Apple’s latest iOS 6 release brings a whole new maps app to iPhone and iPad which has full… read more

BIM terms glossary

Posted by modlar in BIM, BIMstop, Case studies, Technology on September 5th, 2012 No Comments

All industries now days seemed to be swamped with acronyms! For a start there is “BIM” (Building Information Modelling), but from that point we now have more arriving daily, not to mention the hundreds of different file extensions. To help everyone get their heads around them we’ve started a simple glossary of terms, open to… read more



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