How Mead & Hunt Marshals Resources to Improve Project Delivery

Andy Knauf, Vice President of IT at Mead & Hunt, describes how his firm searched for and subsequently found and implemented an effective solution that would enable its multi-state workforce to share and access files and project information quickly and easily.

Vectorworks Design Summit 2016

An overview of the recent Vectorworks Design Summit, an annual event for Vectorworks to showcase its products, upcoming features, and overall vision to existing and prospective users of its products.

Autodesk AEC 2017 Product Portfolio

The highlights of Autodesk's 2017 AEC product family, including Revit, InfraWorks 360, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Navisworks, and Advance Steel.

What's New in Revit 2017?

A succinct overview of the new features in Revit 2017 that has just been announced by Autodesk, including platform consolidation, an updated text editor, global parameters, depth cueing, and several others.

Zaha Hadid Architects

On March 31, 2016, the AEC industry lost one of the world's leading architects, Zaha Hadid. In memoriam, AECbytes is publishing this except from its 2010 BIM Evaluation Study Report exploring the implementation of BIM applications at Zaha Hadid Architects,

AECbytes Magazine Q1 2016

  • BIM in Low Cost Housing
  • 2015 Year in Review for AEC Technology
  • 3D Scanning for Better BIM
  • Book Review: Data Driven Design and Construction
  • People Profile: Mani Subramanian, Sixth Dimension

... and more!


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From the AECbytes Archives

  • 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 the "Internet of Things" can be used to make buildings with smarter controls and sensors once they are built, and inhabited, can it also be applied in the design and construction phases?
  • This review explores the key new features in SketchUp Pro 2014, the paid professional version of SketchUp, and, in particular, the increasing AEC-specific and BIM-related capabilities that are being added to it under the Trimble umbrella.
  • A detailed look at Newforma's new Model Viewer for viewing and navigating model files published from Revit in Newforma Project Center.