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BIMcomponents.com Channels BIM Objects from BIMobject

May 8, 2013 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering

GRAPHISOFT, the developer of ArchiCAD, the Number One choice of architects for BIM solutions, will now channel BIM objects from the BIMobject cloud and integrate them into the organic search results on BIMcomponents.com. BIMcomponents.com, GRAPHISOFT’s portal…

Intergraph Emergency App Sends Location to Dispatchers

May 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency, Projects

If you’ve ever tried calling 9-1-1 from a location you weren’t familiar with, you know how difficult it can be to explain your exact position to the…

Seattle Adopts Climate Action Plan

May 7, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

The City of Seattle has recently updated their Climate Action Plan, with the goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2050. With the ambitious goal of carbon…

Esri and Witt O'Brien's Introduce Online Platform for Contingency Planning and Response

May 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Esri and Witt O'Brien's, LLC, have built a new GIS cloud service that will increase an organization's capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from incidents. For the first time, emergency management personnel can visualize an integrated Incident…

Esri and Witt O’Brien’s Introduce Online Platform for Contingency Planning and Response

May 7, 2013 - in Corporate, Emergency

Esri and Witt O'Brien's, LLC, have built a new GIS cloud service that will increase an organization's capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from incidents. For the first time, emergency management personnel can visualize an integrated Incident…

The European Union Puts Natural Processes at the Heart of Its Spatial Planning

May 7, 2013 - in Planning, Projects, Water

The European Commission adopted today a new strategy for encouraging the use of green infrastructure, and for ensuring that the enhancement of natural processes becomes a systematic part of spatial planning. Green Infrastructure is a tried and tested tool…

Community Foundations Take a Leadership Role in Making Data More Accessible

May 6, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

Community Foundations have long known the value of data in leadership decision-making. Now, several foundations are using Knight Community Information Challenge support to make data more accessible to the rest of the community. The Community Foundation for…

Eugene Commissions a New SCADA System to Monitor Network

May 6, 2013 - in Corporate, Electric Grid, Water

Survalent Technology, a provider of smart grid solutions for the control room, announced today that it has commissioned a new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for Eugene Water & Electric Board, Oregon. The new system features Survalent's…

The Cedar Grove Institute Maps Municipal Inequality

May 5, 2013 - in Analysis, Projects

The Cedar Grove Institute has been using maps to exhibit patterns of municipal discrimination against low-income and minority communities for almost a decade. The patterns, rooted in the days when residential discrimination was supported by law, have been…

Calling for a New Deal for Urban Australia

May 3, 2013 - in Planning, Projects

A new plan to improve infrastructure funding and strategic planning in Australian cities has been released today by the Urban Coalition, a diverse coalition of built environment groups including the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA). The plan,…