Green design brings nature into the urban jungle

Green design brings nature into the urban jungle

Published on December 5, 2014
Written by Catherine Bolgar* A jungle is green and leafy, and the urban jungle should be the sa...

The beauty of renovation is more than skin-deep

The beauty of renovation is more than skin-deep

Published on November 18, 2014
Written by Catherine Bolgar* Renovating and retrofitting existing buildings can increase their ...

Sensing the city of the future

Sensing the city of the future

Published on October 30, 2014
By Catherine Bolgar* Say “architecture in the future,” and you’re likely to think of buildings ...

Facade Design and Fabrication: The Expensive Disconnection

Facade Design and Fabrication: The Expensive Disconnection

Published on September 4, 2014
Most BIM (Building Information Modeling) technologies today disconnect the production of permit...

11 Benefits That Sway Non-Practitioners to Adopt Lean Construction Practices

11 Benefits That Sway Non-Practitioners to Adopt Lean Construction Practices

Published on August 28, 2014
McGraw Hill Construction, the Lean Construction Institute, and Dassault Systèmes teamed up to p...

Louis Vuitton’s Newest Landmark: The Jewel of the Bois De Boulogne

Louis Vuitton’s Newest Landmark: The Jewel of the Bois De Boulogne

Published on August 21, 2014
The following is a reprint of a Compass: The 3DEXPERIENCE Magazine article by Dominique Fidel. ...

Gehry, CATIA and SolidWorks Strike Again:  8 Spruce Street

Gehry, CATIA and SolidWorks Strike Again: 8 Spruce Street

Published on November 4, 2010
This past summer our CEO Bernard Charles and I had the pleasure of seeing our technology in act...

Frank Gehry Shares CATIA Secret

Frank Gehry Shares CATIA Secret

Published on September 6, 2010
Eighty-one-year-old Frank Gehry has rightfully earned his label as “the most important architec...

“Ma pierre à l’édifice” 2010 Contest Winners Announced

“Ma pierre à l’édifice” 2010 Contest Winners Announced

Published on July 9, 2010
The second edition of the “Ma pierre à l’édifice” contest is now over. This nationwide competit...

3DVIA for Operating Room Designs that Work

3DVIA for Operating Room Designs that Work

Published on June 3, 2010
I often say that I have the coolest job at Dassault Systèmes. That’s because I get to spend my ...