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  • CAD Drawings
    7th Aug

    Drawings must have a scale. Are you one of those people who wrongly think their PDFs have one?

    Over recent years I’ve noticed a growing trend appearing (or should I say not appearing?) on many of the digital drawings I see. It’s something that not only wastes my time, it drives me mad! PDF is now the most common format used to share drawings created in CAD. Most drawings may have originated as...

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  • news
    Image coming soon
    5th Jun

    Welcome to our new Reality Capture Technician.

    Junting brings experience, enthusiasm and necessary charisma.

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  • Conservation
    Laser scanning the Cyfarthfa Castle Ice House
    6th May

    Laser scanning the Cyfarthfa Castle Ice House

    Originally Posted on Sep 06, 2016 by Steve In June 2016 we were asked to laser scan the ice house at Cyfarthfa Castle near Merthyr Tydfil. A team of engineers needed to assess its structural safety. Unfortunately, this posed a bit of a problem… Cyfarthfa Caste The engineers at Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council needed...

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  • Laser scan and Revit model
    Revit BIM project in Edinburgh
    6th May

    Bury Associates complete epic laser scan to Revit BIM project in Edinburgh

    Originally Posted on Feb 13, 2017 by Steve In 2017 Bury Associates completed their largest ever laser scan to Revit BIM project of the former Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. Steve Bury describes how the project was carried out and gives a few facts and figures about this huge undertaking. Bury Associates have completed a large, highly...

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  • Reality Capture
    Reality capture mesh
    29th Apr

    Reality Capture – What is it and what will it mean for achitects, engineers & planners?

    ​Reality Capture – what it is and what impact it is about to have on surveying and construction. Reality Capture hits the small screen If you were lucky enough recently to catch the excellent BBC series Italy’s Invisible Cities, you would have seen some outstanding 3D visualisations. Those 3D scenes were captured using the same laser scanners that we...

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  • Conservation
    heritage scan to BIM for Oriental Club
    29th Apr

    The Oriental Club – heritage scan to BIM project

    Bury Associates were recently asked by Historic England to contribute a Scan to BIM case study for their new BIM for Heritage guide. We’ve reproduced our case study for this month’s blog; it describes how we laser scanned and modelled the historic Oriental Club in the heart of London. We then created an incredibly detailed...

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  • news
    Never Lost Again
    11th Apr

    Never Lost Again – the story of Google Earth

    Google Earth – its development & how it’s changed our world One of the plus sides of often being on the road visiting sites or meeting up with clients is that I can use that time to soak up lots of audiobooks and podcasts. Being a little bit obsessed with business books and, as a...

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