Tekla Announces Winners of the 2013 Tekla North America BIM Awards
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Tekla Announces Winners of the 2013 Tekla North America BIM Awards

Annual Awards Selection Honors Tekla Users for exemplary use of BIM in concrete, engineering and steel

ATLANTA, Sept. 12, 2013 — (PRNewswire) —   Tekla, a leader in bringing building information modeling (BIM) software and online tools to the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) markets, today announced the winners of the 2013 Tekla North America BIM Awards. The model competition is held annually and recognizes companies for exemplary use of BIM and Tekla Structures across four categories: best use of BIM overall, engineering, steel and concrete.

The winners were selected from a jury of leading BIM experts as well as popular vote. This year marks the 11th annual competition and this year's winners in each category are:

M3 Engineering and Technology Inc. for the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope (ATST), Hawaii

Buro Happold and Computer Detailing, Inc. for the Pinnacle Bank Arena (Haymarket Arena), Nebraska

ADF Group for the Saint Patrick's Bridge, Canada

Wayne Brothers for the BB&T Ballpark, Home of the Charlotte Knights, North Carolina

Honorable Mention/Special Recognition:
Norcal Structural Inc. for the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Cantilever Truss Demolition project, California

"The entries for this year's BIM awards were outstanding," said Hans Ehrnrooth, President of Tekla, Inc. "Among them were examples of very complex modeling and a great deal of collaboration, all of which were made possible by taking advantage of BIM and Tekla. Seeing these companies put into practice the results of our hard work in innovating to bring the building industry the latest in detailed 3D modeling software and online collaborations tools, is extremely rewarding."

About Tekla

Tekla drives the evolution of digital information models and provides competitive advantage to the construction and infrastructure industry. The company was established in 1966, and today it has customers in 100 countries, offices in 15 countries, and a global partner network. Tekla became part of Trimble Buildings Group in 2011.


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