Reskilling the Federal Workforce for Today’s Advanced AEC Technologies

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Michael Echave, the Structural Services Manager at ATG, to discuss the massive changes and digital transformation that has swept across the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry. Ultimately, the…

How Generative Design is Revolutionizing Component Fabrication at NASA

The GovDesignHub recently had the opportunity to attend some of the sessions and panel discussions from last year’s Autodesk University (AU). This annual conference, held in mid-November in Las Vegas, Nevada, brings together innovators in architecture, engineering, construction, product design,…

3 Steps to Overcome the Global Construction Labor Shortage

This article originally appeared on the Autodesk Construction Cloud Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. The labor shortage is an ongoing challenge, and it’s an issue that’s plaguing construction firms all around the world.  Research…

New US Center to Drive Adoption of Advanced Manufacturing

In June of this year, the Automation Alley, in collaboration with World Economic Forum (the Forum) launched the first thematic Center on Advanced Manufacturing in the United States to join the World Economic Forum’s Network of Centres for the 4th…

How New Federal Legislation and Digitalization are Enhancing America’s Infrastructure

Wednesday, June 23, 2021. It’s 11:50 a.m. on a beautiful summer morning in Washington, D.C. when a construction worker abruptly slams on his brakes while driving to work. He first hears a loud crack and then immediately sees a pedestrian…

Autodesk Construction Cloud: What general contractors need to know

General contractors are often considered the heart of a construction project. In a single project, they are responsible for bidding on contracts, confirming subcontractors, applying for building permits, hiring personnel, securing property, providing temporary utilities on-site, and providing site surveying,…

Biden’s American Jobs Plan Makes Digital Design Solutions Essential

From roads and bridges to electricity and water treatment, Americans rely on their federal, state, and local governments for the construction and maintenance of critical infrastructure. The free movement of people, products, and goods are necessary for modern life, and…

A revolution in digital design is driving a need for continuous learning in government

Users of digital design tools within government agencies and organizations regularly encounter changes and new features that are added to their essential software applications each release cycle. In some cases, these changes are welcome, eliminating inefficient processes or adding user-friendly…

Virtual twin – creating something from nothing for the U.S. Air Force

Advanced manufacturing and design present many unique solutions to existing issues. Whether it is through the creation of items formerly too cost-prohibited to be viable, or as a new way to visualize a design, this technology and its impact on…

Award-winning BIM implementation powers the design of the City Rail Link – New Zealand’s most ambitious infrastructure project

Creating a tunnel that connects the largest metropolis in New Zealand is no easy task. The logistics alone require an incredible amount of forethought and planning, and many would shy away from such a commitment. However, Link Alliance, an international…