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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.

BIM Modelling | BIM Services | 3D BIM Modeling

The building and construction industry is faced with a multitude of challenges in areas, ranging from design planning, construction administration and budgeting, to scheduling and facilities management. To add to this, the demands from owners’ regards to timely completion, cost efficiency, constructability

Residential Architectural Renderings | Architectural 3D Rendering Services | Architectural Rendering Services

With the homebuilding industry becoming fiercely competitive in developed markets, the expectations from both the demand side (potential owners) as well as the investor side (financial institutions) have significantly changed. As return on investment is crucial for both the owners and the funding institutions,

ArchiCAD Drafting Services | Architectural CAD Services

Computer Aided Design (CAD) has been a real breakthrough in the AEC industry by becoming the primary source of communicating design intent. Before the advent of CAD, the only source for draftsmen was pencil and paper for drawing sketches.

3D BIM Modeling | BIM Modelling | BIM Servcies

As the property owners increasingly demand timely and in-budget completion of projects, all the key stakeholders are increasingly adopting 3D BIM modeling to achieve the same. Whilst the traditional design-bid-build project delivery methods are still significantly used by the AEC industry…

BIM Modelling Services | MEP (M&E) BIM

Since our construction industry is grappled with severe productivity issues and tight margins, the AEC industry is striving hard to come up with new ways of improving productivity, reducing construction costs and delivering a better-built building. Building Information….

3D Building Services Coordination | MEP Coordination Drawings

As the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry faces tremendous pressure to deliver optimal projects within stringent deadlines, improving process efficiency and reducing rework is certainly the need of the hour. The design and construction-related rework is one of

BIM Modeling Services | BIM Retail Design | BIM Outsourcing

In the AEC industry, the advent of building information modelling (BIM) concept was viewed by many as an evolution to better 2D and 3D computer-aided design (CAD) techniques. Very few saw it as an interdisciplinary, collaborative tool that would ….

Rendered 3D Retail Images | Homebuilder 3D Rendered Images | Architectural 3D Rendering

Homebuilders cater to diverse people who have different tastes. Bearing this aspect in mind, every project requires a unique approach for planning, designing, promoting, and building, which makes homebuilding a highly demanding business. Some people may have a desire to

MEP (M&E) BIM | BIM Services

Designing and planning for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) systems for healthcare facilities brings with it a set of daunting challenges for the entire MEP (M&E) fraternity. Considering the project complexities, stringent building codes, healthcare standards, local regulations, and constricted

MEP Coordination | MEP Coordination Drawings | 3D M&E (MEP) Coordination

MEP is an acronym used for Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing systems for building projects. With the increasing complexity and functionality of each system, MEP activities are not confined to the traditional mechanical, electrical and plumbing system but also…..