The best of software for construction - Construction Computing Awards 2018

This is a contest that rewards the best efforts of software focused on Architecture, Engineering and Construction. This list of finalists tells us how is the competition between the main providers of computational solutions for geo-engineering in its thirteenth edition.

We have marked in a different color some brands of our choice to facilitate reading; and here a summary in cold numbers for this year:

  • Bentley Systems - 13 nominations
  • Viewpoint - 13 nominations
  • Asite- 11 nominations
  • Vectorworks - 10 nominations
  • Trimble - 9 nominations
  • Autodesk - 8 nominations
  • Allplan - 6 nominations
  • ArchiCAD - 5 nominations

BIM product of the year

  • 3D Repo - 3drepo.io
  • ALLPLAN - Allplan Engineering
  • Autodesk - AEC Collection
  • Bentley Systems - AECOsim Building Designer
  • coBuilder - coBuilder Collaborate
  • Elecosoft - Powerproject BIM
  • Excitech - Excitech DOCS
  • Graphisoft - ARCHICAD 22 (winner of 2017)
  • Rendra AS - StreamBIM
  • Solibri UK Ltd - Solibri Model Checker
  • Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd - Tekla Structures
  • Vectorworks - Vectorworks Architect
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint for Projects
  • Vizerra Sarl - Revizto

Product for architectural design

  • ALLPLAN - Allplan Architecture
  • Autodesk - AEC Collection (winner of 2017)
  • Bentley Systems - AECOsim Building Designer
  • Graphisoft - ARCHICAD 22
  • Vectorworks - Vectorworks Architect
  • ZWSOFT - ZWCAD Architecture

Product for structural design

  • Allplan Engineering Civil
  • Autodesk - Revit Structures
  • Bentley Systems Inc. - STAAD.Pro CONNECT Edition
  • SCIA - SCIA Engineer
  • StruSoft - FEM Design
  • Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd - Tekla Structural Designer (winner of 2017)

Collaborative product

  • 3D Repo - 3drepo.io
  • ALLPLAN - Allplan Bimplus
  • Asite - Adoddle CDE Platform
  • Autodesk BIM360 Design
  • Bentley Systems Inc - ProjectWise
  • coBuilder - coBuilder Collaborate
  • Solibri UK Ltd - Solibri Model Checker
  • Synchro Software / Bentley - Synchro SWP
  • Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd -Trimble Connect
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint for Projects (winner of 2017)
  • Vizerra Sarl - Revizto

Product for documentation and content management

  • Asite - Adoddle CDE Platform
  • Autodesk - BIM 360 Docs
  • Bentley Systems Inc - ProjectWise
  • coBuilder - coBuilder Collaborate
  • Excitech - Excitech DOCS
  • Newforma - Project Center (winner of 2017)
  • RedSky IT - Summit Document Management
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint for Projects

Software for business resource planning

  • Cubic Interactive Ltd - Rapport3
  • EasyBuild (Construction Software) Ltd - EasyBuild (winner of 2017)
  • ePromis ERP Solutions
  • Eque2 - EVision
  • IFS - IFS Applications
  • RedSky IT - Summit

Software for project cycle management

  • Asite - Adoddle CDE Platform
  • Glider Technology Ltd - GliderBIM
  • IFS - IFS Applications (winner of 2017)
  • RedSky IT - Summit
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint for Projects

Software for estimation and valuation

  • CCS - Candy
  • Convirt (Pty) Ltd - Lula Build
  • Crest Software - Valesco Estimating and Valuations
  • Elecosoft - Bidcon
  • Eque2 - EValuate
  • Estimate Software - Esti-mate
  • Exactal - CostX

Accounting software for construction

  • Access Group - Access Financials
  • CLiP IT Solutions - Construction Industry Accounts
  • Cubic Interactive Ltd - Rapport3
  • EasyBuild (Construction Software) Ltd - EasyBuild
  • Eque2 - Construct for Sage
  • Integrity Software - Evolution M (winner of 2017)
  • Pegasus Software - Pegasus CIS

Finance software for construction

  • ConnectIT Construction Financials
  • EasyBuild (Construction Software) Ltd - EasyBuild
  • Integrity Software - Evolution M
  • Pegasus Software - Pegasus CIS
  • RedSky IT - Summit

Product for project management and planning

  • Crest Software - CS Project Professional
  • Elecosoft - Powerproject (winner of 2017)
  • Newforma - Project Center
  • Synchro Software / Bentley - Synchro PRO
  • Sypro Management Ltd - Sypro Contract Manager
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint Team

Mobile use technology for field

  • Asite - Adoddle Field
  • Autodesk - BIM 360 Field
  • Bentley Systems - ContextCapture Mobile
  • EasyBuild (Construction Software) Ltd - EasyBuild Mobile
  • Elecosoft - Site Progress Mobile
  • Graphisoft - BIMx
  • Vectorworks - Vectorworks Nomad
  • Viewpoint - Field View (winner of 2017)
  • Vizerra Sarl - Revizto
  • Synchro Software / Bentley - Synchro SITE
  • Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd - Trimble Connect

Hardware of the year

  • Dell Latitude 5290 1 in 2
  • DJI Mavic 2 Pro Drone and Mavic 2 Zoom
  • HP Z Series Workstations
  • Lenovo - ThinkStation P Series
  • Microsoft - Surface Book 2
  • Microsoft Surface Studio

Channel Partner of the year

  • Applecore Designs Limited
  • Cadassist
  • Cadventure Ltd
  • Excitech (winner of 2017)
  • GRAITEC

Product of the year

  • 3D Repo - 3drepo.io
  • Asite - Adoddle CDE Platfrom
  • Autodesk - AEC Collection
  • Bentley Systems - ProjectWise
  • Elecosoft - Powerproject
  • Excitech - Excitech DOCS
  • Graphisoft - ARCHICAD 22
  • RedSky IT - Summit
  • Solibri UK Ltd - Solibri Model Checker (winner of 2017)
  • Sypro Management Ltd - Sypro Contract Manager
  • Vectorworks - Vectorworks Architect
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint for Projects
  • Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd - Tekla Structural Designer

Company of the year

  • ALLPLAN
  • asite
  • Bentley Systems (winner of 2017)
  • EasyBuild (Construction Software) Ltd
  • Elecosoft
  • Graphisoft
  • Solibri Uk Ltd
  • Sypro Management Ltd
  • Vectorworks
  • Viewpoint
  • Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd

Innovation of the year - qualified by a jury

  • 3D Repo - 3D Diff - Change Management for BIM
  • Asite - Addodle Information Delivery Plan
  • Chalkstring Ltd - Chalkstring
  • coBuilder - coBuilder Collaborate
  • Excitech - Excitech DOCS
  • Rendra AS - StreamBIM
  • Vizerra Sarl - Revizto 4.8
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint Team
  • Yourkeys - New Homes Sales Platform

Company to give you a look - qualified by a jury

  • Abvent
  • Chalkstring Ltd
  • Ganttic
  • JDM Technology Group
  • Vectorworks

Better use of IT in construction projects - qualified by a jury

  • 3D Repo and Canary Wharf Contractors with 3drepo.io for Wood Wharf
  • Asite with Adoddle CDE Platform for Redrow - Colindale Gardens
  • Excitech with BIM 360 for Balfour Beatty
  • Glider Technology Ltd with GliderBIM for Deloitte HQ One New Street Square
  • Human Recognition Systems with MSite for Balfour Beatty Curzon Street
  • Jonathan Reeves Architecture with Vectorworks for Swithland Lane
  • Sypro Management Ltd with Contract Manager for Wilmott Dixon and the Dept of Education at the Old Admiralty Building

Better use of IT in infrastructure projects - qualified by a jury

  • Aside with Adoddle CDE Platfrom for TfL - Silvertown Tunnel (winner of 2017)
  • EasyBuild (Construction Software) Ltd with EasyBuild for Midland Mainline
  • Glider Technology Ltd with GliderBIM for the A14 Upgrade
  • Trimble Solutions UK Ltd with Tekla Structures for Atkins at Hinkley Point

BIM Project of the year - qualified by a jury

  • Bond Bryan Digital with ARCHICAD, Revit, Solibri, BIMcollab, COBie QC Reporter for Testing openBIM data exchange for client specific data sets (winner of 2017)
  • Glider Technology Ltd with GliderBIM for Deloitte HQ One New Street Square
  • Jonathan Reeves Architecture with Vectorworks for The Bradgate Rd Project
  • Revizto for UWE Bristol: Welcome to the Digital Age!
  • Trimble Solutions UK Ltd with Tekla Stuctures for Techrete at Dundee V & A Building
  • Viewpoint with Viewpoint for Projects for McAvoy Group

Collaborative project of the year- qualified by a jury

  • Asite with Adoddle for Cambridge University CDE
  • Revizto for UWE Bristol: Welcome to the Digital Age!
  • Viewpoint with Viewpoint for Projects for Bowers & Kirkland Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle

Team of the year - qualified by a jury

  • EasyBuild (Construction Software) Ltd for The Midland Mainline Delivery Team
  • Sypro Management Ltd - Development Team
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint Software Development Team

Cloud-based technology - qualified by a jury

  • 3D Repo - 3drepo.io Digital Cloud Platform
  • Asite for Adoddle CDE Platform
  • Autodesk - BIM 360 Platform
  • Bentley Systems - Structural Cloud Services
  • Chalkstring Ltd - Chalkstring
  • Convirt (Pty) Ltd - Lula Build
  • Human Recognition Systems - MSite
  • Revizto - Cloud Based Technology
  • Sage - Sage Business Cloud
  • Sypro Managment Ltd - Sypro Contract Manager Platform

Software for health and safety - qualified by a jury

  • HBXL Health & Safety Xpert
  • Human Recognition Systems - MSite
  • I3P Consortium + 3D Repo - SaftiBase
  • Training Software / Provider of the Year - Judged By Panel
  • Excitech with Pinnacle Series & Knowledge Smart
  • Jonthan Reeves - Vectorworks Training
  • Viewpoint - Viewpoint Professional Services Team

Editors selection - This category is defined by the Construction Computing editor

  • ALLPLAN
  • Bentley Systems
  • Chalkstring Ltd
  • Ganttic
  • Glider Technology Ltd
  • Monday.com
  • Trimble Solutions (UK) Ltd
  • Vectorworks

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The voting closes: the November 2 and the November 15 winners ceremony.

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