Increased demand for Tienen, Belgium-based Photovoltech’s highly efficient
and patented solar cells prompted the company to expand capacity with a new
factory containing six high-end solar cell production lines. As prototype lines,
flexibility for future enhancement was essential. Emphasis was placed on line
one while lines two through six configurations would be determined in the future.
DHV Buildings used MicroStation, Bentley Architecture, and Bentley Building
Mechanical Systems for the modeling and testing of various options as it sought
new solutions for prefabricated construction elements. The integrated products
better leveraged its working relationship with other contractors and proved
invaluable in terms of reducing costs and saving time.
DP Architects Sdn Bhd
Ken Bangsar Serviced Residences
Ken Bangsar is an exclusive, 80-unit service residence located at the highest
peak of Bangsar, Malaysia, complete with panoramic views of Kuala Lumpur. DP
Architects was tasked with converting an abandoned 15-story office building
into a 12-story residential building. With a $12 million budget, the architects
underwent a rigorous design planning exercise to create an appealing and
environmentally friendly residence.
The design work was accomplished using MicroStation and its Luxology
rendering engine. The Ken Bangsar development was Malaysia’s first high-rise residence to win the internationally recognized BCA Green Mark Gold
Plus Award and Malaysia’s Green Building Index Gold Award for exemplary