A Complete Guide to Structural Health Monitoring

This article by Preetie Ghotra of Tejjy Inc. provides a comprehensive overview of Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), including what it is, why it is critical, the technologies used for it and the optimal approach.

Shared Coordinates in Revit Explained

This Tips/Tricks article by Nehama Shechter and Ilya Volokin describes the steps for correctly geolocating a Revit file project, first by using Revit native tools, and then by using the Set Coordinates tool in the Revit plug-in, Environment for Revit.

What’s New in Revit 2025

Revit expert Dan Stine provides a detailed overview of the new features in Revit 2025, including toposolid enhancements, improvements to work with materials, improved Project Browser search, enhanced operating schedules, updated gbXML support, and more.

Digital Surveying for Construction

This article by Andrew Serafimin, head of the Digital Measurements department at SIGNAX, discusses the approach to conducting geodetic surveys on the premises of operating industrial enterprises using modern instruments and technologies.

More Tips/Tricks

Bringing BIM to Life with Unreal Engine

What’s New in Revit 2024

Ideate Annotate and Other IdeateApps Updates for Revit 2023

What’s New in Revit 2023

Using ModelPort to Manage Manufacturer Objects in Archicad

What's New in Revit 2022

Revittools: Data Management and Exchange Tool for Autodesk Revit

What's New in Revit 2021

Data Management with Navistools for Navisworks

Energy Modeling with FineGREEN: A Case Study

The Many Marvels of Marionette and How to Make the Most of It

Importing RFA content into OpenBuildings Designer

Latest Updates in AutoCAD 2023

Quick Tips for Creating Realistic Visualizations in Enscape

Virtual Reality for Fun and Profit: Archicad to Twinmotion

Revit 2022, with Civil 3D and Infraworks, for Civil and Site Design

Working with Adaptive Components in Rhino and Grasshopper

Navistools Clash Manager

Modeling a Waffle Structure in Rhino and Grasshopper

Managing Polygons and Object File Size in ARCHICAD

ARCHICAD’s Stair Tool

Selected Earlier Articles

Thornton Tomasetti

CORE Studio: AEC Technology Development at Thornton Tomasetti

This article explores the cutting-edge AEC technology applications developed by CORE Studio, a dedicated software development group at Thornton Tomasetti. The applications including Konstru, Swarm, Asterisk, Trace, and many more for design, analysis, collaboration and visualization.

Layer software

Layer: Capturing and Organizing Building Data

Layer is a new AEC application that was launched close to six months ago to address what seems to be an obvious need in the industry—organizing and integrating the vast amount of disparate data that is typically collected on site during the retrofit or construction of a building project.

Merdeka 118

Merdeka 118: Project Profile

Fender Katsalidis describes the implementation of AEC technology on the “Merdeka 118” project, a 118-storey, mega-tall skyscraper under construction in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Upon completion, it will become the tallest building in Malaysia and Southeast Asia, and the second-tallest building in the world.

Social Distance Modelling

Social Distance Modelling for COVID

This article describes the research that was conducted by a team at the Technical University of Denmark to study the impact of COVID-19 on the passenger flow in the Copenhagen Metro, using passenger flow data and station floorplan drawings as well as Bentley Legion software for simulation of pedestrian flow.