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Architectural Engineering & Construction

Hi-Tech CADD Services delivers amazing and creative architectural engineering solutions to its offshore clients. Our specialties include Architectural 3D Rendering, 3D Modeling Design, 2D & 3D Drafting Drawings, House & Floor Plans etc. "We take a comprehensive approach to design, working from inception to completion to turn an architectural vision into reality."


Why 3D Modeling and Animation Gained Popularity Across the AEC Industry?

All stake holders get a clear idea of how the building will look after landscaping, construction and interior design.* Just like the architects ideas are so clearly communicated to the stake holders, any design changes suggested by them are also communicated to the architect with equal clarity* The process of 3D modeling, animation and visualization allows understanding the building design well and hence make design iterations in an early stage before the construction begins.

Modern Office Design: Breaking the Mold of Conventional

In office buildings that are poorly lit, ill ventilated and have dysfunctional cooling and heating systems you will often see employees frustrated, squabbling over keeping the AC on or off and working in an environment devoid of daylight and fresh air.

3 Evident Flaws Prevalent in Modern Architectural Design House Plans

Travis Price, the award-winning Architect and Philosopher quotes about the flaws prevalent in modern architectural design house plans, "If you visit malls there are lots of varied Roman columns and counterfeit images which looks cartoonish. Since it is produced in bulk there is no significance in it. It seems void."

3 Significant Principles for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Energy efficiency in buildings can be calculated based on two different parameters a) by quantity (BTUs, watts, etc.) and b) by quality (its relative temperature or intensity). Primarily, energy efficiency is all about reducing the quantity of energy utilized. What we need is lean, simple and easy to implement ways to make the maximum and best use of the available energy.

3D MEP Coordination : Streamlined Communication Across Construction Projects
The efforts of AEC firms are always aligned towards increasing process efficiency and reducing design iterations and hence considerably reducing the amount of rework. The architectural engineering and construction firms are always under pressure to perform to their best potential and deliver projects within the proposed deadlines.
What Does Future Hold for 3D Rendering?
3D rendering has evolved and is getting more realistic and appealing with time. Now, achieving the best quality, high resolution renders with an outdated CPU render model, is asking for too much. It has been observed that 3D rendering is changing very rapidly and hence; it is very difficult to keep up with the pace of rendering with the assistance of the outdated CPU render model.
Benefits of Architectural 3D Modeling in Design and Construction

Well rendered 3D models can also help interior designers, furniture designers and architects coordinate the interior design, exterior and landscaping. 3D models can be animated for creating walkthroughs for client presentations. Effective client presentations can in turn lead to fast and easy approvals.

BIM 5D Tools Redefine Construction: Simulation, Project Construction & Improved Project Management
5D BIM is an evolving segment in the construction industry, comprehending the customary three-dimensions of a BIM with schedule as the fourth dimension and cost estimates as the fifth dimension. This 5D BIM sketchup helps contractors to envision the cost of the entire project, the time-line for the project, when these expenses are projected to be incurred and much more.
Blowout, Wet Soil & Frost Heave - 3 Common Failures in Retaining Wall Structural Design
A retaining wall might seem to some, a simple structure of stone, concrete or timber, however designing and building a retaining wall structure involves complex engineering. Retaining wall restricts and binds the tons of soil that can erode due to water flows and damage the foundation of the surrounding property.
Revit Conveniently with Scan to BIM: Boon for Building Solutions and Construction Industry…!!!
In fact, these technologies have effectively replaced the conventional methods – Various business operations are experiencing drastic change and have become more far-reaching, easier and quicker. I would like to share a classic example of how advanced tools have become a substitute to pen and paper – Revit.
Multi-CAD Environment: Reality of the Modern Design Process
As such, it is quite significant for any organization to deal with the product designs developed through multiple CAD platforms. This can be understood by the fact that a large and complex design often involves efforts from several departments, suppliers or design partners.
Get Your Retail Store Design Approved - 3d Modeling And Rendering Can Help
As an interior designer, you might design the best retail interiors for your client. But; How will you communicate these designs to the client and make them understand your concepts and the answer is - via 3D modeling and rendering - that is replete with detailed 3D Model for Retail Wall...
3D Modeling and Rendering for Retaining Wall Design
Architectural design backed by 3D modeling, rendering and animation, has become the trend across the AEC industry. 3D modeling and photorealistic rendering gives the stakeholder an exact idea of the final construction and design.
MEP BIM Enabled Coordination - On Time Delivery and Higher ROI

Usually when it comes to building design, often the core focus is on several building features that create an appearance for the building - for example the shape, materials, finishes etc. However; what actually resides at the core is the structural framework and MEP coordination.

How Architectural CAD Empowers AEC Industry With Photorealistic Visualizations?

AEC industry is the most advanced in terms of accepting and utilizing computer aided design to its maximum potential. CAD enabled photorealistic renderings are widely used to visualize designs and consider iterations, get approvals from clients, to market projects and properties, for preparing promotional documents, brochures etc.

MEP Drafting services – Applications and Implications to the AEC Industry

MEP drafting services is an essential part of the construction procedure. Well designed MEP ensures that a building or occupant structure is extremely comfortable to live in and has perfectly laid mechanical, electrical and plumbing lines that do not clash with each other or with the buildings structure.

How Much Has Changed in LEED V4 over LEED 2009?

The USGBC (U.S. Green Building Council) has rolled out a new version of LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) after 2009. The new version, called LEED V4 is set to be adopted by most countries by June 2014, and it is already being implemented in the USA.

Introducing a Superior Facility Management System with BIM

Facility owners and managers have become tech savvy. They expect technology to expedite the process of facility management and to make it convenient and efficient. BIM as we all know; allows effective visualization and hence better understanding of problems and their solutions. It also gives facility managers better control over the building information.

UAE’s 10 Most Dynamic Megaprojects

UAE has announced a number of mega projects, and they have been considerably huge, never seen or heard – before and after the 2008 meltdown. It indicates the renewed confidence and is the evidence to the fact that construction industry of the country is back on track in steam rolling mode.

4 Ways to Accelerate 3D Modeling Process and Bring Products Faster to the Market

Shortening the product development process is what every manufacturer eyes for in today’s competitive landscape. In order to bring products faster in the market, manufacturers employ number of strategies that help in accelerating the development process.

Sustainable Building Practices with Energy Saving Models – Epact 179D Tax Savings for Daylight Harvesting

Architosh is again pleased to share another informative Viewpoint article from BIM consultant and expert Bhushan Avsatthi, who briefly discusses the often unacknowledged US tax breaks under the EPAct 179D tax savings for buildings that achieve energy cost reductions more than the range specified by ASHRE energy standards. Mr. Avsatthi discusses the importance of “daylight harvesting” as a technology and technique for added energy savings measures.

Are Construction Industry & Middle East Investors Ready to Handle Mega Projects?

With several new mega projects for buildings and infrastructural facilities in the pipeline, Middle East is set to transform into a region with mega structures, skyscrapers and remarkable buildings sprawling across its skyline.

What type of Architectural Designer will you choose and How?

Buildings designed by architectural designers have a perceived value added factor as they are capable of producing distinctive and innovative design solutions. A lot of architects and architectural designers insist to have a substantial role in the management of the project, as they are interested to know whether their designs are faithfully followed by the builder and subcontractors – or not. They have successfully marked this decade, by a new era of BIM construction in Middle East, in-fact across the globe, as a series of Mega projects are announced.

3D Visualization & Architectural Rendering: Winning recipe for AEC Firms - Nikunj Patel

A well designed architecture that is precisely modeled and beautifully rendered is the key factor that differentiates you from your competitors and helps you steer your business towards success. However, creating renderings with well-chosen realistic building materials, furnishing materials, lighting and camera views that can be animated to create Flyby and walkthroughs requires trained professionals.

Architectural 3D Modeling and Rendering - Punch In the Power of Visualization

A picture is worth 1000 words they say, however today, in the field of architecture, its worth cannot be measured. A well rendered model not only communicates design intent but can be used across the project lifecycle, for design planning and modifications, getting timely approvals, detecting problem areas and rectifying errors and when further simulated the 3D models can also be used for evaluating energy efficiency, for construction scheduling, construction team collaboration and more.