The Omniverse, showcased by NVIDIA at GTC 2021, is a 3D virtual world that can contain models created by many different people in many different applications in diverse locations. This article looks at what it is, how it works, and how it is being used by leading AEC firms like Foster + Partners and KPF.
This article captures the key AEC industry updates that were shared, including Autodesk Tandem for digital twins and Autodesk Build for construction, the acquisition of Spacemaker for generative design in urban planning, and generative design in Revit and site optimization in Civil 3D.
This article discusses key topics from YII 2020, including digital twins, digital cities, Bentley’s upcoming iTwin Platform and its strategic partnership with Microsoft, and the updates to Bentley’s applications for design integration and project delivery.
GRAPHISOFT unveiled the latest versions of its products at a virtual “Building Together” event held last week, including its flagship BIM application, ARCHICAD; its cloud collaboration solution, BIMcloud; and its mobile and web model viewing app, BIMx. This article summarizes the key updates that were shared.
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 IPD is still more of a goal than a reality for most of the AEC industry, there are a few ground-breaking projects that are already using this new collaboration and delivery method.
Standing 92 stories tall with a total height of 300 meters (984 feet), the Eureka Tower located in Melbourne, Australia, is not only the tallest residential building in the world, it is also one of the largest projects to be designed using BIM.
Dr. Paul Teicholz, Professor (Research) Emeritus, of the Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University explores the gradual decline of field productivity in the construction industry and its main causes.