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Penguin Perfect: Providing a Picturesque ‘Penguins Plus’ Path and Pavilion

June 8, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Consultants employ the latest in design technology to create a non-invasive world-class viewing area and walking path for the Penguins Plus View Experience at Phillip Island Nature Parks in Victoria, Australia. Every evening at sunset on the coastal beaches…

Long Island Rail Road Builds an Award-Winning New Bridge

June 5, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

The Long Island Rail Road Company (LIRR) was chartered in 1834, and is one of the few railroads that survived as an intact company from its original charter…

Engineered Solutions: New San Francisco 49ers Stadium Scores Big with BioMod® Stormwater Management System

May 29, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Sponsored By:           A large construction project such as a major-league sports stadium can include significant expanses of…

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 out 3 pieces of advice and explains why for him, the transition seemed logical, and why he believes the future…

The Hills on Governors Island Reshapes New York City Harbour

April 5, 2017 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

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, in part through the congestion of New York City, is no picnic, either. Combine the two, and you have…

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

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.