This article is from the March 2019 Surveying+Spatial magazine.
Surveying has evolved considerably over time. From vintage chain and plumb-bob stories through to digital modelling and automation, technological change and innovation have had a huge impact on how we collate information and connect with our clients.
The adoption of laser scanning into day-to-day workflows is an excellent example of innovation in action. Laser scanning enables surveyors to produce incredibly accurate 3D models of site environments, and align these with BIM (building information modelling) tools to align project design across different engineering disciplines. Read the full article.