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Robin Partington & Partners Leverages Bentley Software to Create Curvilinear Park House

March 5, 2015 - in Buildings, Feature, Featured

Fronting Oxford Street in London’s elegant Mayfair district, where high-end shops mingle with exclusive residences and commercial buildings, Park House was developed to deliver an entire city block of prime, mixed-use space without overpowering its neighbors.…

Autodesk’s REAL Event Covers Capture, Compute and Create

February 25, 2015 - in Event Coverage, Featured

Autodesk's REAL event kicked off today in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Conference Center, with a cross-section of reality capture technology, a wide…

Denver’s Airport Expansion Pushing Toward BIM for Facility Management

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Project management

Denver’s Hotel and Transit Center Program is an ambitious project that combines a commuter rail transit center and a 519-room Westin hotel to create…

Driving Through the Pouring Rain: How to Plan, Prepare and Adapt America’s Transportation Networks for Climate Change

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured

By Lisa Dickson, PG, and Indrani Ghosh, PhD On Sept. 24, 2014, President Obama told a landmark global-warming summit that the United States stands ready to make serious commitments to tackle climate change. Earlier in the week, U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob…

Sewage Pollution a Culprit in Indian River Lagoon

February 21, 2015 - in Feature, Featured, Water

Science points to proliferation of septic tanks in loss of seagrass and wildlife The Indian River Lagoon is a narrow channel of brackish water that extends nearly 160 miles down the spine of Florida’s Atlantic coast. Although not as well known to outsiders…

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 of the event is to advance methods and the science behind geodesign. Geography as the science, and geodesign…

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, and management of products or projects—from cars to factories to highways. Civil infrastructure projects…

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…