Internally we have successfully deployed Autodesk Revit as our Design Authoring tool of choice for 100% of our projects, and complementary enhanced the design development process with Enscape 3D – VR technology capable to render BIM Models in real-time.
BIM at Aukett Swanke is led by our Head of BIM – Rui Costa. With a background in architecture, Rui has an extensive experience in delivering BIM projects from conceptual, through delivery, and handover stages, overseeing all BIM projects in the practice.
Rui is responsible for BIM standards compliance and Models QA, authoring and maintaining company BIM standards and internal workflows, software and Digital Design tools management, training strategy, and research, review and testing of emerging BIM tools and processes. Rui is also developing Visual Programming scripts using Dynamo for Revit.
Aukett Swanke are founding members of the Digital Design Leadership Group – a joined effort of thought leadership, and a forum where large architectural practices based in the UK are helping to drive the industry forward into the digital age. Current Group members include AHMM, BDP, Grimshaw Architects, Roger Stirk Harbour + Partners, Zaha Hadid Architects, amongst others. Practices in the Group share their experiences and challenges and also engage directly with partners like Autodesk and its competitors, pushing innovation and technology development.