Michael J Lonsdale have been modelling in 3-D for over 10 years and have invested in the latest software and hardware using the AutoCAD platform, including Autodesk design suite premium, which comprises of:
- AutoCAD MEP
- AutoCAD Revit
- AutoCAD 3-D Studio wax
- Navisworks Simulate (3-D viewing package)
- Recap point cloud interpretation
- Autodesk back burner, composite, showcase and sketchbook designer
Michael J Lonsdale also use AutoCAD Fabrication MEP+ for detailed modelling and to interface seamlessly with the supply chain to allow models to be used directly in manufacture and prefabrication. Michael J Lonsdale recognise the BIM process (see BIM Process section) is software agnostic and use Navisworks to integrate various software platforms for viewing and clash detection.