SCIA Engineer, the Structural and Civil Engineering BIM Platform Wins Digital Building Transition Award in France

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Monday, 5 December, 2016
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SCIA is rewarded with honours in French building industry awards program.

Herk-de-Stad, Belgium, (December 5th, 2016) – SCIA, a global leader in structural design software supporting the BIM process, proudly announces that SCIA Engineer won the Digital Building Transition Award in Paris, France, in the category «Structural and Civil Engineering».

Established by the Government of France, the Digital Transition Plan for Buildings (PTNB) awards recognize software innovations that help building design and construction professionals' transition to and work within a BIM workflow. The objective of the awards is to highlight the digital tools that allow all building professionals to work on digital models using BIM. Participants are listed on the French Government’s PTNB website as a guide for design and construction professionals to consider the best BIM software tools available on the market today.

In addition to SCIA Engineer, three other Nemetschek Group brands won awards with their products as well:

  • ARCHICAD 20 (GRAPHISOFTin the category « Design tools »
  • BIM + (Allplanin the category « Collaborative or content sharing tools »
  • Solibri Model Checker (Solibrispecial prize of the jury

“We are very pleased that four of our BIM solutions have been awarded in France,” says Patrik Heider, Spokesman and CFOO of the Nemetschek Group. “Our BIM solutions stand for an open approach. With this philosophy, Nemetschek is committed to making project information available to everyone and to making digital project collaboration more transparent and easier to access by all parties in value chain of our industry.”

About SCIA

Established in 1974, SCIA has become one of the world’s leading developers of structural design and analysis software that supports the Open BIM process. SCIA is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Nemetschek Group – a global leader in software that supports the Building Information Modelling (BIM) workflow. SCIA Engineer is an integrated, multi-material structural analysis and design software for a wide variety of projects. Its extensive range of functionality makes it suitable for all kinds of projects such as design office buildings, industrial plants and bridges, all within the same easy to use environment.

Contact details

Attn. Mr. Cyril Heck
Industrieweg 1007, 3540 Herk-de-Stad (Belgium)

Tel.: (+32) 013 55.17.75
Email: [email protected]