A recent project caused us a bit of a conundrum because the client specified that they wanted a flattened/unfolded elevation due to it having a curved facade. Continue reading Eye catching hatching!
It’s not just about creating Revit models!! (Other softwares are available)
I was recently talking to a client who didn’t realise that all the survey data that CGD collects is 3 dimensional. Whether it is a Topographic or building survey all data collected is 3D information. When a client asks us to produce floor plans, elevations or sections we are producing 2D information from the 3D data. When asked to produce a topographic survey showing only 2D information with the levels annotated we are removing some of the intelligence of the information collected. Continue reading 2D or not 2D: that is the question
Knowing me, knowing you…. Aha
Scene Webshare… Connecting you directly to your project. (Click here to see our example)
The adoption of laser scanning technology for survey measurement has brought about the ability to capture huge amounts of field data more quickly and accurately. One of the great advantages of point clouds is that they are three-dimensional allowing the data to be visualised interactively using 3D fly-throughs or panoramic views. Continue reading Knowing me, knowing you…. Aha
The Devil is in the detail…… Attention to detail is our strength
2-6 Cornhill / 1-3 Westgate Ipswich
2-6 Cornhill / 1-3 Westgate Ipswich is a former department store believed to have been constructed circa late 1800’s/early 1900’s. Floors are arranged over Basement to 2nd Floor level.
Part 1 – Introduction
This is the first of a number of blogs which will introduce you to the services provided by CGD Ltd. You may think that you know what a Chartered Land Surveying practice does but I am sure you will not be aware of all the things CGD Ltd can do for you.
CGD Ltd does provide the standard services that you would expect from a Chartered Land Surveying practice; Topographic Surveys, Measured Building surveys, Flood Risk analysis work, Environmental Borehole monitoring to name but a few. But we do so much more. This list below indicates more of what we do. If you can’t wait to find out about one or more of these then please contact us.
- Data handling and conversion.
- 2D and 3D CAD and Revit modelling
- Civil 3D
- GIS services
- Visualisation and rendering
- Boundary Dispute and Expert witness
- Microstation (DGN)
CGD Ltd is a Chartered Land Surveying company monitored and regulated by the RICS, adhering to its ethical and professional standards.
That is what we say on our website but what does this mean for you as a customer?
CGD Ltd…. Keeping up with demand for surveys
Virtual boundary disputes?
Are you, or have you been involved in a boundary dispute? Have you ever wished you had recorded more information or taken a particular photo to record a specific piece of detail? Continue reading Virtual boundary disputes? No. 1
Bridging the gap between laser scanning and BIM
Integrating laser scanning with BIM requires a state of the art approach that brings many opportunities to clients regarding retrofitting and assets maintenance. Continue reading Bridging the gap between laser scanning and BIM
Here at CGD Ltd we understand that handing over your entire BIM project is a large commitment. So with this in mind another solution CGD Ltd can offer is creation of bespoke Revit family content.
Continue reading Bespoke Revit family content