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…

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…

Studies Show Cloud-Based Model Coordination Reduces Rework

There was a time when digital designs and project models resided on individual desktop computers or servers. Back then, sharing models with anyone outside the office was especially challenging. Building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) managers were responsible…

Four Benefits of Machine Learning for Construction Projects

Despite it being part of the field of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning in construction is not as futuristic as some people may think. And while there are those in the construction industry who are hesitant to embrace machine learning, it has…

Three Ways BIM is Revolutionizing AEC

This article is based on an original piece by Carol Dunn that was published on the Applied Software Blog. Click HERE to read the original in its entirety. Some of us remember the years when drawings were laid out by…

5 Things Vault Workgroup Users Need to Know

This article was originally featured on the KETIV blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. Autodesk has announced the retirement of Vault Workgroup. This means that new versions of the solution will no longer be released, and…

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 examines how the strategic alliance with iOFFICE + SpaceIQ benefits owner-operators

In a previous post on the GovDesignHub, we caught up with Nick Stefanidakis, General Manager at iOFFICE + SpaceIQ—a leading facilities management solutions provider, to discuss the announcement of his company’s recent strategic alliance with Autodesk and the value the…

Smarter Facility Decisions Through Unified Design and Operations Data

With the native integration between Autodesk’s AEC Collection and iOFFICE + SpaceIQ’s Archibus IWMS, building owners and operators have a more seamless way to be successful throughout a building’s lifecycle. In this datasheet, you will learn how this native integration…