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Sponsored: Organizational Risk Management Practices Survey

April 19, 2017 - in Feature

Informed Infrastructure shares with its readers a strong belief that liability and risk mitigation are serious issues that must continue to be addressed and scrutinized to make infrastructure projects as safe and successful as possible. Recent examples of…

Vertical Images: From Film Making to Inspection, and Why the Future of Drones Doesn’t Lie in Flying

Successful drone entrepreneur Petr Lněnička went from award-winning filmmaker to drone inspection leader in his native Czech Republic. Here he lays…

The Hills on Governors Island Reshapes New York City Harbour

April 5, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured, Magazine

Construction on an island is no picnic. All equipment and materials must be barged in from remote sites. Managing the shipment of equipment and materials,…

Surveying Is Fun and Data Is Cheap: Bentley Systems Sets Pace of Reality Capture

Surveyors are accustomed to working with sophisticated and powerful technology, such as GNSS, laser scanning, and photo capture, which makes their jobs so much easier than it used to be. Even 30 years ago, gathering geometric data about the real world used…

Engineered Solutions: Sydney Airport Optimizes Multidiscipline Collaboration with Infrastructure Facilities Management System

April 2, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Magazine

Occupying 2,239 acres with more than 400 buildings, three terminals, three runways and associated taxiways, Sydney Airport is one of Australia’s most-important pieces of infrastructure, generating economic activity equivalent to 6.4 percent for New South…

Make a Steel Building Sail: BIM and VDC Bring Church of the Resurrection to Life

March 24, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

When people think of churches, what often comes to mind is a square white building with a triangular roof and a steeple on top. When the congregation of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection envisioned its new place of worship, they imagined something…

Autodesk Previews Enhancements for Advance Steel and Steel Connections for Revit at NASCC 2017

March 21, 2017 - in Feature, Featured, Products

Since acquiring Advance Steel in 2013, Autodesk continues to work towards better support for BIM-centric workflows for structural steel design and detailing.

Sponsored Content: BIM Boost – Essential Techniques for Infrastructure

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Everybody is talking about BIM, but how many have actually taken the time to learn the latest technologies and techniques? After all, continual learning is the key to keeping up—and staying ahead. Whether it’s aerial surveys by drone or point cloud extraction,…

2017 Infrastructure Industry Outlook

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Each year, the Informed Infrastructure editorial team reaches out to members of its Editorial Advisory Board to take the pulse across civil and structural engineering practices. The board includes a diverse range of practitioners with a wealth of experience…

Sponsored Content: Attend the IECA Environmental Connection Conference

February 16, 2017 - in Articles, Erosion control, Feature, Featured

Gain the Knowledge and Tools to Succeed! Join the industry’s most innovative minds at the IECA Environmental Connection Conference being held Feb. 21-24, 2017, in Atlanta. Learn and experience the latest knowledge, advancements and insight critical to your…