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Welcome to the XS CAD Blog, a resource for our users to read informative articles, tips, insights, and industry best practice for pre-construction, virtual planning, 2D/3D CAD, BIM, and IPD. Read more about the benefits of these solutions to stakeholders operating in the AEC industry. Our blog is organised into specific topics - feel free to navigate the various sections on the right.

How BIM Adds Value to Retail Design

Posted - September 27, 2018
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Intense competition in the retail industry drives increased levels of performance across the board, and a key impetus to success in this industry is the visual appeal and functionality of retail outlets. From the point of signing a lease for a new property, the retailer usually faces a race against time to get the new store up and running as quickly as possible.

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Prefabrication in MEP systems is the practice of manufacturing components of building services in a factory or other manufacturing site and transporting complete assemblies of MEP components or sub-assemblies to the relevant construction site.

Outsourcing Now a Better Fit for UK Homebuilders

Gains in capital, revenues, reduction of risks, streamlined workflows, flexibility and effective processes that cater particularly to UK’s homebuilding industry result from outsourcing.

Why Users Prefer AutoCAD for Roof Design Drafting

Though other software options also have extensive tools for roof design, it is the overall user-friendly approach of AutoCAD that residential drafting services professionals tend to prefer.

Architectural Rendering Preferences

Posted - July 25, 2018
Architectural Rendering Preferences

Rendered images of high quality created through suitable software options, in conjunction with architectural design drafting, can seamlessly and wordlessly illustrate design thinking.

Impact of Virtual Design & Construction in Renovation - Redevelopment

Virtual building design using building information modelling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) offers constructive solutions to the challenges of spatial planning in urban zones.

Adding the Right Design Resource for Australian Housing Design

Taking advantage of established CAD outsourcing services in India could be the answer to adding the right design resource for Australian housing design.

Advantages of Partnering with Top BIM Companies in India

Firms in Western nations are increasingly working with Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology in the AEC industry, and have found effective methods of managing this technology to suit time and cost restraints that may arise.

How Important is Revit Family Modelling for the AEC Industry?

Popular author Dan Brown once said, ‘Knowledge is a tool, and like all tools, its impact is in the hands of the user’. Similarly, Revit-based parametric BIM (Building Information Modelling) tools have had a significant impact on the AEC ..

VDC Helps Analyse Project Life Cycle Before Construction

Virtual design and construction (VDC) is a comprehensive project tool that helps analyse and hone the design phase of the construction process.

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