This article by Nanette Dorando of Virtuosity describes how OpenBuildings Designer has the potential to become a significant contributor to the BIM revolution. With feature-rich drawing, parametric modelling, and object-based modelling capabilities, it is an all-in-one building design software that provides complete flexibility and freedom.
This article discusses Autodesk’s expansion of Forge as the platform for all its applications and provides an overview of the AEC-specific updates provided at the Autodesk University last week, including Construction Cloud enhancements, integration of GIS and BIM, the acquisition of Innovyze, and more.
Building Information Modeling or BIM is no longer a new concept. This Viewpoint article by Soumya Das of Aarka Technology discusses how the integration of BIM with technologies such as GIS, IoT, AR/VR, Artificial Intelligence, and 3D printing can open up new avenues for BIM in the future.
RESIN Architecture, a design, planning, and visualization firm with projects across the western region and also in several midwestern and southern states in the US, shares its perspective on AEC technology. It describes its collaborative integrated design approach enabled by the power of Archicad.
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 IPD is still more of a goal than a reality for most of the AEC industry, there are a few ground-breaking projects that are already using this new collaboration and delivery method.
Standing 92 stories tall with a total height of 300 meters (984 feet), the Eureka Tower located in Melbourne, Australia, is not only the tallest residential building in the world, it is also one of the largest projects to be designed using BIM.
Dr. Paul Teicholz, Professor (Research) Emeritus, of the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University explores the gradual decline of field productivity in the construction industry and its main causes.