3D Scanning for Better BIM

This article by William Speakman, BIM Analyst at Caveo Consulting Engineers, describes how the firm has started utilizing 3D handheld scanning technology to document existing conditions, the advantages of this over traditional tripod based scanners, and the many benefits it has achieved with the specific ...

2015 Year in Review for AEC Technology

This article summarizes the key developments in AEC technology that happened in 2015 and looks ahead at what 2016 might bring.

Technology Solutions for AEC Exhibited at Autodesk University 2015

This article provides an overview of several third-party AEC technology solutions that were on display in the Exhibit Hall at Autodesk University last month, including the versatile visualization and analysis tool, Fuzor; energy analysis tools such as Sefaira, IESVE, and ElumTools; the powerful stand-alone ...

AECbytes Magazine Q4 2015

  • Automating Code Compliance in AEC

  • Bentley Year in Infrastructure 2015 Conference

  • Firm Profile: Mortenson

  • Autodesk University 2015

  • People Profile: Shawn Foster, Black & Veatch

  • ... and more!


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BuildingBots – Thoughts about the Future of the Building Industry

This article by Christian Ehl of BIMQ paints a fascinating vision of a future world in which robots are commonplace in society and bring their unlimited computing power to the building industry as well. He posits that "BuildingBots," small software and later hardware robots, will play a major role in creating ...



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