How BIM and Revit Helps Sea Ports Make Crucial Updates

Ocean shipping is the foundation of global trade and commerce and has been for thousands of years. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, 90 percent of traded goods are carried over the seas. With today’s cargo ships…

How Digital Design can Facilitate the Movement to More Sustainable Transportation

Sustainable transportation is a huge topic in today’s world, and for good reasons. According to the International Institute of Sustainable Development, transportation accounts for about 64 percent of global oil consumption, 27 percent of all energy use, and 23 percent…

Civil Engineers Should Stop Doing These 5 Things

Improving your workflows and processes doesn’t always require you to do more. Sometimes it requires you to stop. If you’re a civil engineer that’s stuck in an endless cycle of project inefficiencies like a broken template, lack of tools, or…

Happy Holidays from the GovDesignHub Team

The GovDesignHub will be back with even more content in 2023. We would like to thank you for visiting us in 2022, and encourage you to come back in the New Year to see what we’ve got in store. Have a safe…

The Top 5 GovDesignHub Stories of 2022 Show the Line Blurring Between AEC and Manufacturing

As we say farewell to 2022 and are preparing to welcome 2023, we would like to take a look back to see what trends shaped the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) and manufacturing industries during the past year. And, if…

4 Challenges that Delay Government AEC Projects

It’s not a secret that government architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) projects oftentimes exceed budgets and take more time to complete than originally anticipated. As a matter of fact, according to the Washington Post, the Silver Line extension for the…

The Technologies Enabling the 3D Printing of Affordable Homes

In a previous article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Peter Evans, assistant professor of industrial design at Iowa State University, to discuss an exciting program that is exploring the use of 3D printing to reduce the cost of…

Is 3D Printing the Answer to America’s Affordable Housing Crisis?

While it’s a topic that many Americans might be reluctant to talk about, our country has a legitimate housing problem. Many Americans are forced to live in unsuitable housing because they can’t afford a home that’s more appropriate for their…

7 Trends Behind the Need to Bridge the Building Lifecycle Gap

This article originally appeared on the official iOffice + SpaceIQ blog. The modern workplace is driven by technology and the ability to connect a dispersed, hybrid workforce. To be successful, building owners and facility managers need to be able to…

Work with Water? Join CADD Microsystems for its Innovyze Webinar Series

CADD Microsystems will be partnering with Autodesk for a brand-new Autodesk Innovyze webinar series. Innovyze is the global leader in software for water and wastewater professionals. Interested in learning more about the software and how it can help? The presenters…