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Modeling Crowds to Help European Football Association on Contingency Planning

September 26, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Planning, Simulation

Dr. Lou Marciani, director of National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4) at The University of Southern Mississippi, was invited to be a keynote speaker at the annual Union of European Football Association and the European Union (UEFA-EU)…

Bentley’s New ProjectWise Essentials Delivers Proven ProjectWise Collaboration and Work Sharing Advantages Through ‘Software at Your Service’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014—Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining…

GSA Reviews New Version of LEED

September 26, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 25, 2014 – The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) released a review of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design…

PenBay Solutions to Demonstrate the Value of GIS to Facility Management at IFMA’s World Workplace

September 16, 2014 - in Buildings, Corporate, Facility Management, Modeling

PenBay Solutions will be demonstrating their InVision software solutions for facility portfolio planning, operations and maintenance, and safety and security at IFMA’s World Workplace, September 17 – 18, 2014 in New Orleans. Visit PenBay’s kiosk in Esri…

Lucid and Autodesk Collaborate to Streamline Building Design and Building Performance Management

September 12, 2014 - in Analysis, Buildings, Corporate, Maintenance

Lucid announced today that Autodesk, Inc., a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has made a strategic investment in Lucid as part of its recently announced $8.2 million Series B funding round. Lucid’s BuildingOS enables the…

BHB Structural Engineers Streamlines Workflows with Cloud Collaboration

Today's online cloud-based project-based collaboration tools have come a long way from the early days of the Internet, where bandwidth to share and collaborate on models proved a stumbling block for some. Advancements include compression for large model viewing,…

Autodesk A360 Team Aids Design and Engineering Project Collaboration

A Gartner study on collaboration among manufacturers found cloud-based tools to be the fastest growing category of collaboration tools—both for internal collaboration as well as working with external partners.  Another recent study found that 50% of makers…

Trimble and Frank Gehry Announce Strategic Alliance to Transform the Way the Construction Industry Works

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and Frank Gehry announced today that they have entered into a strategic alliance to collaborate to transform the construction industry by further connecting the office to on-site construction technologies. As part of the alliance, Trimble…

U.S. Green Building Council and the American Chemistry Council to Work Together to Advance LEED

September 3, 2014 - in Buildings, Design/Engineering, Projects

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced a new initiative designed to ensure the use of sustainable and environmentally protective products in buildings by applying technical and science-based approaches to…

ACDC 4.0 Enhances Project Submittal Validation

Open Spatial today announced the release of As Constructed Design Certification (ACDC) version 4.0. ACDC manages project submittal data, validates its quality and transforms it into geospatial and asset management systems. This latest release focuses on compatibility,…