NEWS & PERSPECTIVES
Headlines -- November 28, 2011
» New 3D visualization feature in SITEOPS via export to Google SketchUp Blueridge Analytics
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, BLUERIDGE Analytics® unveiled a new 3D visualization tool for SITEOPS®, via export to Google SketchUp, providing more aesthetic attributes in site design for civil engineers, architects and landscape architects. This new feature enhances the conceptual capabilities of SITEOPS, revolutionary site-optimization software.
Headlines -- November 16, 2011
» Textura Corporation expands collaborative platform with acquisition of Submittal Exchange Textura
DEERFIELD, Ill. – Textura® Corporation, the leading provider of collaboration solutions for the commercial construction industry, announced today that it has acquired Submittal Exchange®, a provider of Integrated Project Collaboration (IPC) Software for exchanging, reviewing and archiving construction submittals, RFIs and other construction communications. Submittal Exchange's online system and advanced communication tools will extend Textura's existing product suite further upstream, offering new capabilities to a broader range of construction project owners, architects and designers, as well as new services to general contractors and subcontractors.
Exclusives -- November 10, 2011
» Engineers raise responsiveness, improve efficiency and reduce exposure to risk Newforma
At a time when it seems that more firms are chasing fewer projects, BergerABAM President and Chief Executive Officer Arnfinn (Arnie) Rusten wants to make sure his firm takes care of clients as never before.
» Converting to electronic submittals management: A case study (Rush University Medical Center) Newforma
By Chris Weatherford, design applications technician, Perkins+Will and Joseph Najera, submittals administrator, Environmental Systems Design
The architecture and MEP engineering firms for Rush University Medical Center use project information management software to heal an ailing submittals management process.
Headlines -- November 8, 2011
» BIM helps double the Panama Canal’s transit capacity Autodesk
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced that MWH Global, a leader in wet infrastructure projects and programs, including water, hydropower and civil infrastructure, has been selected to receive an Autodesk BIM Experience Award.
Headlines -- November 1, 2011
» Construction Underway on New Patient Tower at St. Jude Medical Campus in Fullerton
FULLERTON, Calif. – The design/build team of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc., and TAYLOR, are working with St. Joseph Health System to build a new patient tower, parking structure and central utility plant at the St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif. Located on the northern side of the existing medical campus at Bastanchury Road and Harbor Boulevard, site preparation has been underway since December 2010, and the new tower officially broke ground during a private ceremony on September 25, 2011.