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Autodesk University Kicks Off with a Dynamic Main Stage Address

December 2, 2014 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

This year's Autodesk University kicked off in Las Vegas for the 22nd time. The more than 10,000 attendees are reportedly made up of 50% new attendees. The program has been revamped this year and there is an expanded exhibit hall with application "neighborhoods,"…

Autodesk Speaks to Today’s Challenges in the Infrastructure Symposium

The Infrastructure Symposium took place today in Las Vegas on the eve of the larger Autodesk University event. Amar Hanspal, Senior Vice-President of…

Shibanee and Kamal Architects Uses STAAD.Pro to Analyze Unconventional Curved-wall Design

Shibanee and Kamal Architects, principal architects of Bangalore-based Total Environment Building Systems Pvt Ltd, designed the BHAU Institute of Innovation,…

HP Leaps Into 3D with their Blended Reality Vision for both 3D Printing and Immersive Computing

HP revealed new products today that aim to humanize and blend 2D with the 3D. They call the vision Blended Reality, and are reimagining 3D printing and 3D computing with both a new printer and a new computer. The 3D printer offering addresses speed, cost…

Unified Model Aids Steel Structure Design Efficiency for a Chinese Air-Cooling Island

Hamon Thermal (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. is part of the Hamon Group, an international engineering and contracting company that is a leader in the specialized markets for cooling systems, process heat exchangers, air quality systems, chimneys, and heat recovery steam…

WaterCAD Helps Sabesp Identify Optimal Hydraulic Strategy, Solving Water Supply Issues

October 15, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling, Supply, Water

Sabesp MA is a mixed-capital company that provides water and sewage services to the 364 municipalities in the state of São Paulo, Brazil. It is considered one of the largest water and sewage service providers in the world, supplying potable water to 27.7…

BIM 360 Layout Fills an Important Gap in Construction Workflow

The release of the Autodesk BIM 360 Layout app for iOS expands Autodesk’s BIM 360 Cloud Service ecosystem to add an important model verification step for General Contractors and Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) contractors. The software combines…

Reinforced Wall Withstands Significant Tidal Fluctuations

In the spring of 2012, a massive construction project to transform Rhyl’s riverfront area broke ground, with the goal of increasing tourism and boosting the local economy. Another key goal of the project was to provide a safer, more scenic route for pedestrians…

Precision Valley Communications Accelerates Broadband Services for the U.S. Capital

September 25, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Feature, Featured, Modeling

Precision Valley Communications (PVC), a premier supplier of communications network mapping and engineering to the broadband industry, was five months into a project to survey and redesign a hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) network for a major cable company in Washington,…

The Getty Foundation Announces Major Philanthropic Initiative Focused On Conserving 20th Century Architecture

September 18, 2014 - in Corporate, Featured, Financial, Maintenance

The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles today announced the first ten grants for significant modern buildings as part of a major new philanthropic initiative focused on the conservation of 20th Century architecture around the world. Called Keeping It Modern, the…