NEWS & PERSPECTIVES
Headlines -- December 17, 2012
» New Mexico Department of Transportation selects Autodesk software for road and highway design projects Autodesk
SAN FRANCISCO – Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), a leader in cloud-based design and engineering software, announced that the New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) is the latest state DOT in the U.S. to expand their use of Autodesk software to include Autodesk Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for road and highway design projects statewide.
Headlines -- December 14, 2012
» Mortenson Construction redefines the building experience with ProjectConnect
MINNEAPOLIS – Mortenson Construction, a U.S.-based contractor and a leader in integrated project delivery, announced ProjectConnect, an intuitive, project collaboration platform that seamlessly connects all aspects of a Mortenson project in real-time. ProjectConnect gives customers and project teams secure and immediate access to critical project information wherever and whenever it's needed, resulting in transparency, improved quality and efficiency, and a reduction in the time and cost of construction.
» BIM Forum makes call for presentations BIM Forum
Headlines -- December 12, 2012
» Top of the Building Information Modeling revealed
KENNESAW, Ga. – The winners of the Tekla Global BIM Awards have been chosen after the evaluation of competing models of unusually high standard. In the BIM Project category, Derby Business Park in Espoo, Finland, by Engineering Office Mäkeläinen, was the best. The Concrete award went to the Park&Ride De Uithof in Utrecht, the Netherlands, and the Steel award to the Emirates Air Line London Cable Car. Special recognition was given to the Icebergs – Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris.
» Autodesk releases Fusion 360, a full-featured cloud design application Autodesk
SAN RAMON, Calif. – Autodesk has announced the company’s first full-featured, cloud-based CAD software, Autodesk Fusion 360 — its first full-featured design software available only as a cloud service. It is downloadable as Mac or PC apps.
» ArchiCAD 16 is Product of the Year in the UK GRAPHISOFT
BUDAPEST – GRAPHISOFT, a Building Information Modeling (BIM) software developer for architects, announced that ArchiCAD 16 has won three prestigious awards at the seventh annual Construction Computing Magazine Awards in the UK.