Courtesy of Gehry Technologies The tool translates 3D files from different vendors' software. Courtesy of Gehry Technologies Data can be accessed from all devices with web access, including tablets. Related Links: Gehry Technologies Gehry Technologies is offering a free preview of its new cloud-based 3D file-management and project collaboration platform. Until Sept. 30, anyone can try out the service, which GT calls the first web-based viewer developed specifically for use by the building team.Called GTeam, the tool is designed for "concurrent work across all CAD tools, so different team members can work on different files of the same project at
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.