Firm Profile: Plaza Construction

Plaza Construction, one of the foremost construction management and general contracting firms in the US, shares its perspective on AEC technology in this Firm Profile.

Visicon: Model Review and Validation

This review explores Visicon, a new solution with a fresh take on model viewing, data visualization, model interrogation, and design coordination in AEC. It also includes some additional functionality for structural engineers.

Integrating Construction Technologies to Enhance the Value of Design Deliverables

Graham Twigg, CTO of Multivista, emphasizes the importance of integrating visual as-built data directly into the BIM design models for real-time validation and a more accurate representation of the building through each phase of construction.

Firm Profile: LandDesign

LandDesign, an award-winning design firm offering urban design, planning, civil engineering and landscape architecture solutions to public, private and federal sector clients across the US, shares its perspective on AEC technology in this Firm Profile.

AIA 2019

An overview of the technology applications that were exhibited including ARCHICAD 23, Twinmotion, OpenBuildings Designer, Vectorworks 2019, IESVE 2019, PlanIT Impact, TonicDM, Newforma Project Center, Deltek PIM, Layer, Overtur, Solibri, Unity Reflect, VIM AEC, and IrisVR Prospect.

GRAPHISOFT 2019 Key Client Conference

This article captures an overview of the 2019 KCC event, including details of the upcoming ARCHICAD 23, updates on BIMx and BIMcloud, the expansion of APIs and integrations, and the new partnership with Epic Games on Twinmotion.

VendorHub News

  • Five ways Deltek PIM saves your firm time and money. >>
  • Lighting Analysts: Photometric Power Tools Software in IES Progress Report 2019. >>
  • Tekla Webinar Recording: The BIM for Precast - Tekla in 45 minutes. >>
  • Vectorworks webinar on Aug13: Moving from AutoCAD to Vectorworks. >>
  • ARCHVISTA webinar on Aug 14: Re-Think BIM | Laney LA & FGY Architects. >>
  • The Wild Releases Oculus Quest Support, Opening the Door to Team-Wide VR Collaboration For Architecture & Design. >>
  • IES Named Finalists in the VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards 2019! >>
  • BIM6x: ARCHICAD By The Beach - October 19 - 27, 2019. Registration now open. >>
  • Transoft Solutions acquires Keysoft Solutions. >>
  • Ideate Software eLearning Assets now Available in Pinnacle Series by Eagle Point Software. >>
  • Solibri: BIM for the UK Ministry of Justice – Quality assured! >>
  • Allplan 2019 Free Trial - Test now! >>
  • Integration between STR Vision CPM and SYNCHRO PRO: "Best in class" data integration for the 4.0 construction site. >>
  • Newforma webinar on Aug 22: Easily Manage BIM Workflows. >>
  • Artlantis 2019 webinar on Sep 4. >>
  • #graphisoftLEARN Master Classes will offer BIM professionals an exceptional learning opportunity. >>
  • Microsol Resources, an Autodesk Platinum Partner, Announces Expansion to West Coast. >>
  • New BIMcollab ZOOM 3/Pro: Clash detection meets issue management. >>
  • Industry workshop organised by SCIA and hosted by The Institution of Structural Engineers. >>
  • 4MCAD: The Smart Alternative to AutoCAD. >>
  • 3D Repo Adds Smart Groups, Native Revit File Support With Latest Release. >>
  • CIBSE Design Summer Year and Test Reference Year Weather Data Now Available in Trimble's Sefaira Building Analysis Software. >>

From the AECbytes Archives

  • Now that BIM has conquered the building industry and is here to stay, this article explores the application of the same "information modeling" concept to infrastructure.
  • While the "Internet of Things" can be used to make buildings with smarter controls and sensors once they are built, and inhabited, can it also be applied in the design and construction phases?
  • A broad overview of the IFC model without delving too deeply into its technicalities, intended to provide a better understanding of it to the AEC practitioner interested in interoperability.