BIW Technologies has launched PlanWeaver, which it describes as 'an innovative web-based application for optimising the design process in complex construction projects'. It is based on the Analytical Design Planning Technique (AdePT).
CADlogic has brought out ADT Toolbox, which improves the functionality and ease of use of Autodesk Architectural Desktop.Prodat Systems has introduced a web-enabled version of its Promap digital-mapping technology, called Promapweb. This provides customer with Ordnance Survey large-scale mapping over the Internet on a pay-as-you-use basis or via a CD.
Amtech has launched a range of lighting software for designers and contractors. Revit has launched version 4.0 which offers, it says, 'improved quality, reduced cost and shortened schedules for building projects of all sizes'. MBA Computing has added a timber floor module to its Construction Designer Timber Frame Modules system. Freehand has introduced a Mark-II version of its RenderFarm, which increases the processing capacity and power six-fold yet occupies the same space.