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BIM-driven Approach Enhances ROI on Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi Airport

February 10, 2015 - in Construction, Feature, Featured

When Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC), part of the TCA Joint Venture (TCA-JV) of TAV, CCC and Arabtec, was awarded the contract to build the USD 3 billion, 7 million square-foot Midfield Terminal Building at Abu Dhabi International Airport, it had to…

Geodesign Provides a Means to Address the Urgency of Planning a Sustainable Future

January 22, 2015 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri, opened the sixth annual Geodesign Summit at Esri headquarters in Redlands, Calif. this morning. The goal…

Exploring Reality Computing for Civil Infrastructure

January 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping

New Reality Computing technologies that capture the physical world digitally and deliver digital information physically are changing the design, production,…

AutoCASE Eases Triple Bottom Line Analysis for Infrastructure Projects

Autodesk and Impact Infrastructure launched the new AutoCASE plug-in tool for Civil3D at an event today in San Francisco. The tool provides an easy means to assess the triple bottom line—economic, social and environmental—costs and benefits of projects…

The I-95 Corridor Coalition Improves Insights with the Addition of Real-time Traffic Information

January 13, 2015 - in Analysis, Featured, Maintenance, Transportation

The I-95 Corridor Coalition is an alliance of transportation agencies, toll authorities, and related organizations, including public safety, from the State of Maine to the State of Florida, with affiliate members in Canada. Collectively, the coalition manages…

Toowoomba Regional Council Tackles the Challenges of a Failing Common Effluent System

December 19, 2014 - in Feature, Featured, Stormwater, Wastewater

In Queensland, Australia, in 2008, eight local governments were merged into one to form what is now the Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC). This council serves a population of approximately 120,000, and maintains water and wastewater networks totaling 3,200…

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 the IPG Product group, took to the stage and spoke to the great importance of infrastructure worldwide with…

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, Entrepreneurship, and Leadership (BIEL) for the College of Engineering, Pune. Located on the bank…

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…