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    10th Aug

    See what our clients are saying about us…

    “Extremely quick to get out to do the survey for us and very responsive via email” Alex Milton

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  • Drone Survey
    22nd Dec

    Worcester in flood December 2019

    This 360-degree aerial drone gives a remarkable view of Worcester under water. Here in Worcester, we get rather used to the River Severn regularly bursting its banks. After a very wet month, this Christmas is certainly turning out to be a fairly soggy one for some residents. Bury Associates sent up one of our survey...

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  • Drone Survey
    Drone
    30th Nov

    7 advantages of having a drone survey for your next project

    We’re often asked about the advantages of using our drones on new construction or inspection projects, so here are 7 great advantages that will help you: 1 You get a 3D model of your site that shows every detail, and you can measure distances, coordinates, areas and volumes using a free viewer. 2 You can...

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  • Laser scan and Revit model
    Revit BIM project in Edinburgh
    23rd Nov

    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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  • CAD Drawings
    How to draw elevation
    23rd Nov

    How architects can survey and accurately draw complicated elevations like this by taking just one measurement.

    This video will tell you how in just 4 simple steps. All you’ll need is a camera, a tape measure and some free to download software.

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  • Reality Capture
    Reality capture mesh
    22nd Nov

    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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  • CAD Drawings
    22nd Nov

    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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  • Conservation
    Laser scanning the Cyfarthfa Castle Ice House
    21st Nov

    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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    Never Lost Again
    21st Nov

    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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  • Conservation
    heritage scan to BIM for Oriental Club
    21st Nov

    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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