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.
Headlines -- November 27, 2012
» Bentley announces winners of 2012 Be Inspired Awards Bentley
EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, has announced the winners of the 2012 Be Inspired Awards.
» VIZERRA Introduces REVIZTO: Simple cloud-based collaboration software
LAS VEGAS – To meet the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry’s need for fast, realistic plans and real-time collaboration, VIZERRA, developer of the unique interactive 3D platform, is introducing REVIZTO during Autodesk University, Nov. 27-29, 2012 at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. REVIZTO, a simple cloud-based collaboration software for Autodesk Revit and Trimble SketchUp users, clarifies communication between AEC professionals and non-design focused clients, allowing all parties to work together more effectively.
» Autodesk releases FormIt, a conceptual design mobile app ready for downstream BIM use Autodesk
LAS VEGAS – Autodesk FormIt, the first 3D solid modeling application for the iPad was released by Autodesk at its Autodesk University trade show. Area, volume, location can all be recorded in the FormIt app. It is connected to the San Rafael, Calif., software manufacturer's Autodesk 360 service which allows it to add real world data such as location and gross area on the iPad. It is building specific and location aware. It is a free application available from the iTunes store.