NEWS & PERSPECTIVES
Headlines -- April 24, 2012
» Danish university communicates professionally in 3D UCS
COPENHAGEN, Denmark – While developments of virtual environments in the entertainment and gaming industry in recent decades have been greatly accelerating, there has been almost no such development in the architecture and construction industry. - Bridging between gaming technologies and online communication, UCS has delivered an online platform 'DTU on RealSite' for the development of the new DTU' campus.
» AIA releases IPD survey results and 12 expanded IPD case studies AIA
WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 23, 2012 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Center for Integrated Practice has released the results of the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Awareness Survey that reveals that 84% of AIA members are aware of its market presence, 40% of members demonstrate understanding of IPD and 13% of members are using IPD methodologies for construction projects (a significant increase over 2010 AIA Firm Survey figures).
Headlines -- April 13, 2012
» Habitat for Humanity future homeowners receive unique preview of their new home thanks to PCL construction and Autodesk Autodesk
Headlines -- April 10, 2012
» Tekla Structures 18 takes BIM from design to reality Tekla
Tekla released the new version of its building information software in mid-March. Collaboration between construction project stakeholders is on the rise and Tekla Structures 18 was designed to reflect this.
Headlines -- March 29, 2012
» Autodesk introduces 2013 building and civil infrastructure software Autodesk
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – Autodesk, Inc., a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, announced its 2013 software and services for building design and construction, civil infrastructure, and plant design professionals. Enhancements for Autodesk Building Design Suite 2013, Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite 2013 and Autodesk Plant Design Suite 2013, together with expanded cloud services and improved collaboration and data management tools, are aimed at helping design, engineering and construction professionals address today’s business challenges with enhanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflows.
Headlines -- March 20, 2012
» Balfour Beatty signs agreement with Autodesk to expand BIM capabilities Autodesk
LONDON and SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, and Autodesk, Inc. a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, have signed a three year, $12M agreement that will help Balfour Beatty expand its adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM).