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The "Internet of Things" in AEC

This article explores whether the "Internet of Things"—an increasingly popular technology catch-phrase for the notion that all devices will soon be Internet-enabled and able to communicate with each other—can be applied during building design and construction in addition to the operations and ...

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The Q3 2014 issue is here!


It includes the following articles:


  • SketchUp Pro 2014

  • Case Study: Nikken Sekkei, Japan

  • Book Review: “BIM for Facility Managers”

  • People Profile: Christopher Pynn, Arup

  • Firm Profile: KEO, Kuwait

  • People Profile: Atul Khanzode, DPR
... and more!

For a FREE digital version, click here.


For a printed copy or discounted annual subscription, click here.

The Ins and Outs of Digital Signing in AEC

This article advocates the use of digital signatures in AEC to replace the still prevalent paper-bound practice of applying signatures, seals, and stamps to documents. It summarizes the many benefits of going paperless, explains the technology behind digital signatures that makes them so secure, ...

AEC Technology Updates, Fall 2014

This article captures the semi-annual update of the main developments from AEC technology vendors including new releases such as Vectorworks Architect 2015, Newforma Project Center Eleventh Edition, form•Z 8, and Vico Office R5, as well as updates in VisualARQ, progeCAD Architecture, ...

Autodesk's Rebranded A360 Cloud Solution

This article explores the interface and functionality of Autodesk’s cloud solution, rebranded as A360, and looks at how it compares to other cloud-based project management and collaboration solutions in AEC. A360 includes a platform for all of Autodesk’s cloud-based services as well as a project management ...