Graphisoft 5D Virtual Construction solution recognized by The Wall Street Journal
5D Construction Management solution honored in the Software Category of The Wall Street Journal's 2005 Technology Innovation Awards
Budapest - November 07, 2005 - Graphisoft™ a global leader in Virtual Building™ solutions today announced that its Virtual Construction™ solution was selected as a runner-up in the software category of The Wall Street Journal's 2005 Technology Innovation Award. This Award recognizes innovative technologies by individuals, companies and organizations from around the world in categories including biotechnology, software, security, energy and the environment.
"The building industry is enormous, and has been behind the curve in employing IT to drive efficiency and cost reduction," states Dominic Gallello, CEO, Graphisoft. "We believed that in order to affect dramatic change, new processes and supporting technology would be required. Enlightened companies around the world are making the move. We feel privileged to be named along side companies like GE, IBM and Hewlett-Packard."
The Graphisoft Virtual Construction solution is the first commercially available 5D construction management system. It allows construction professionals to plan and manage projects in 5D, uniquely combining 3D modeling with time and cost. A rapidly growing base of customers include: Webcor Builders, Rodgers Quinn Construction, Turner Construction, Holder Construction, China State Construction, YIT, SRV, NCC and Skanska,
A complete list of award winners, as well as runner-ups, can be found in the October 24, 2005, print edition of The Wall Street Journal and online at: www.wsj.com.