Full-scale, 3D simulation is letting physicians and administrators “walk through” a $200-million Raleigh, N.C., campus regeneration project while it is still in the schematic design phase. Image: Courtesy Fullcon Solutions Visualization company offers access to high-end, CAD-driven, life-size, six-sided simulation for designers and clients to use to confer with each other from disparate sites. “It lets them virtually be in the space,” says Andy King, design director at BBH Design, Raleigh, which employed the tool to help its clients understand the planned structure and spatial relationships. “We found it very beneficial,” says Chad T. Lefteris, vice president of support services
Arch dams, classically curved monoliths situated in narrow valleys, are not as common as other types of dams, such as embankment dams and gravity dams. ENR takes a look at some of the biggest arch dams in the world, both completed and under construction.