Archived Features


The complete list of archived articles in the Features category of AECbytes is listed here in reverse chronological order (most recent first), grouped under the year they were published:



  • Newforma's Expanded Cloud and Mobile Offerings

  • Graphisoft's New BIMcloud

  • AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2013

  • Autodesk's Rebranded A360 Cloud Solution

  • Putting Point Clouds to Work: Then, Now, & Later

  • The "Internet of Things" in AEC

  • Toward an Architecture of Performance: Reconciling Performance and Design

  • Extending BIM to Infrastructure

  • Little Case Study - One Firm's Migration to the Cloud

  • Future City Competition


  • Bentley ProjectWise and Autodesk Vault Collaboration AEC: AECbytes Survey Results

  • AEC Project Presentations from Bentley's "Be Inspired" Awards

  • AEC Project Presentations from the 2013 Be Inspired Awards

  • Say "NO!" to Hollywood BIM: An Advanced Integration of the BIM Process at a Builder

  • Measuring BIM's Disruption: Understanding Value Networks of BIM/VDC

  • vPlanner: Visual Planning to Facilitate Building Construction

  • VDC in the Cloud – Journey to LEAN Construction

  • Lean Construction: Discrete-Event Simulation for MEP Renovation


  • AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2012

  • Getting into BIM in Kuwait

  • Around the World with BIM

  • HOK's 2nd Annual BIM Awards

  • A Quick Look at Four Books on BIM

  • A Case Study of BIM Implementation in India

  • Exploring the National BIM Standard

  • AEC Collaboration Hub

  • SmartGeometry 2012 Conference

  • AEC Technology Updates, Spring 2012


  • iPad Apps for AEC: Design and Visualization

  • BIM for Facilities Management

  • Inaugural Revit Technology Conference 2011 in the US

  • Autodesk AEC Technology Day 2011

  • BIM and the Cloud, Part 2: The Economics of Private Cloud Computing

  • AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2011

  • Industry-Wide National BIM Standard: A Progress Report

  • iPad Apps for AEC: Project Management and Construction

  • Exhibitors at Revit Technology Conference 2011

  • STRATUS: A Private Cloud Server Technology for Revit

  • AGC's Winter 2011 BIMForum, Part 2

  • AGC's Winter 2011 BIMForum, Part 1


  • Revit Technology Conference 2010

  • BIM and the Cloud

  • AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2010

  • Greener Buildings Through Energy Analysis Tools

  • Revit's New Server and Conceptual Energy Analysis Capabilities

  • Trelligence Affinity: Extending BIM to Space Programming and Planning

  • New Technology Solutions Exhibited at AIA 2010 Expo

  • Autodesk AEC Technology Day

  • AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2009


  • BIM Technology Adoption and Implementation at MAAP

  • Sustainable Design Tools Exhibited at AIA 2009

  • Financial and Business Management Applications Exhibited at AIA 2009

  • SmartGeometry 2009 Conference Day

  • Collaboration, Project Management, and Project Information Management Solutions in AEC

  • Selected AEC Projects Presented at Bentley's "Be Inspired" Event

  • Model Based Estimating to Inform Target Value Design

  • Incorporating Innovative and Immersive Technologies: Changing the Art of Design

  • Sutter Medical Center Castro Valley: Case Study of an IPD Project

  • Bluethink House Designer: Automating the Re-use of Design Knowledge


  • Technology Adoption and Implementation at HOK

  • Organizing the Development of a Building Information Model

  • Interoperability and Sustainable Design

  • BIM and the Process Improvement Movement: Building a Case for a Combined BIM-CMMI Framework

  • AEC Exhibitor Highlights from Autodesk University 2008

  • atomicBIM: Splitting Data to Unleash BIM's Power

  • Autodesk and Bentley's Unprecedented Interoperability Agreement

  • Proto-Building: To BIM is to Build

  • SITEOPS: Applying Optimization Technology to Site Design

  • A Closer Look at Autodesk Labs


  • Managing Submittals at LMN Architects: Before Newforma Project Center and After

  • An Introduction to Ecotect

  • Top Criteria for BIM Solutions: AECbytes Survey Results

  • BIM Fundamentals Seminar for Structural Engineers

  • 2007 Third Annual BIM Awards, Part 2

  • 2007 Third Annual BIM Awards, Part 1

  • AEC Technology Strategies 2007 Conference

  • Supporting Technologies for BIM Exhibited at AIA 2007

  • Bentley's "BIM for Green Buildings" Executive Summit

  • Exploring Second Life and its Potential in Real Life AEC

  • Autodesk FMDesktop: Extending BIM to Facilities Management


  • AIA 2006 National Convention and Expo

  • BE Conference 2006: Bentley's Annual User Event

  • Exhibit Hall Highlights from Autodesk University 2006

  • AIA CBSP Symposium on BIM for Building Envelope Design and Performance

  • The AGC's BIM Initiatives and the Contractor's Guide to BIM

  • Building Owners Driving BIM: The "Letterman Digital Arts Center" Story

  • 2006 2nd Annual BIM Awards, Part 2

  • 2006 2nd Annual BIM Awards, Part 1

  • AIA Integrated Practice 2006 Conference

  • Use of BIM by Facility Owners: An "Expotitions" Meeting

  • Right Thinking About BIM and The National BIM Standards Committee

  • Visual Estimating: Extending BIM to Construction

  • BIM Symposium at the University of Minnesota

  • The Executive Forum and Other Sessions at Technology for Construction 2006


  • Multi-Disciplinary BIM at Work at GHAFARI Associates

  • Prefabrication of Timber Buildings based on Digital Models: A Perspective from Norway

  • Additional Highlights from Autodesk University 2005

  • Academic Research in Architectural Computing

  • CORENET e-PlanCheck: Singapore's Automated Code Checking System

  • Hurricanes and their Aftermath: How Can Technology Help?

  • Alabama Council AIA 2005 Annual Convention

  • The CIS/2 Format: Another AEC Interoperability Standard

  • Automated Rule-Based Building Design and Engineering at Robertson Ceco Corporation


  • More Vignettes on India's AEC Industry

  • A Study of India's Construction Giant: The DLF Group

  • The Eureka Tower: A Case Study of Advanced BIM Implementation

  • The IFC Building Model: A Look Under the Hood

  • Technology at Work at Gehry Partners: A Case Study

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