Autodesk AEC 2017 Product Portfolio

Autodesk has just released the 2017 version of many of its products, and this article looks at the highlights of its 2017 AEC product family, including Revit, InfraWorks 360, AutoCAD Civil 3D, Navisworks, and Advance Steel. It also asks why we don’t have a free version of Revit for the public at large, and ...

What's New in Revit 2017

In this article, registered architect and Revit expert, Dan Stine, provides 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. Additionally, he also points ...

Zaha Hadid Architects (Implementation Study Excerpt from the BIM Evaluation Study Report)

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, which explored the implementation of BIM applications at various firms, one of which was Zaha Hadid Architects.

AECbytes Magazine


The Q1 2016 issue is here!


It includes the following articles:


  • 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!

The digital version is FREE. To read the magazine online or to download a PDF or iPad version, use this link.


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