Civil 3D 2023 – What’s new and exciting? Part II

Last week in Part I of “Civil 3D 2023—What’s new and exciting?”, we explored the new performance enhancements, corridor modeling updates, and drawing transformation improvements. In Part II of our series, we will examine how Autodesk has updated Civil 3D’s…

Civil 3D 2023 – What’s new and exciting? Part I

It’s always fun to see the new items in all of Autodesk products. Could there be more? Absolutely! But continuing to see enhancements of key features and performance updates throughout the year, and with the annual release, this is always…

Draper on the benefits additive manufacturing is delivering to the U.S. military

While each branch and organization that comprises the U.S. military is responsible for different domains and face different challenges, there is one challenge that every branch faces – the expensive and slow process of developing, maintaining, and repairing critical military…

Whitepaper: Infrastructure Plan Offers Historic Opportunity to Future-Proof Critical Systems

Crumbling bridges and leaky levees. Buckling roadways. Unsafe water pipes. Inadequate public transit. The list of U.S. infrastructure failings is both broad and deep. President Biden’s infrastructure proposal was built on the premise that the nation can rebuild its infrastructure.…

Understanding CAD Automation in Manufacturing

If there’s one way customer expectations have changed in the 21st century, it’s the need for speed. Customers want customized products and they want them fast. It may be unreasonable to expect manufacturers to move at lightning speed, but CAD…

DEN’s Great Hall Project is wheels up thanks to digital design

It’s been nearly three decades since the first flight went wheels up at Denver International Airport (DEN). As the world’s third busiest airport that services close to 70 million passengers each year, it is essential that the airport’s terminals, halls,…

Advanced Manufacturing and the Future of Making Things in the Marine Corps

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Capt. Matthew Audette, a project officer at the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell (AMOC), which the organization within the Marine Corps working to identify ways…

Increasing Readiness in the Marine Corps with Advanced Manufacturing

When military members and warfighters need a vehicle or tool to accomplish their mission, broken or malfunctioning parts are an unacceptable nuisance that stands in the way of mission success and completed objectives. When the mission requires something, warfighters and…

Digital Twins — protecting city infrastructures from climate change

American city architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) projects have always been notorious for their sluggish lifecycles. When architects, engineers, and contractors are all utilizing different software and technologies, integrating and streamlining digital AEC data between project stakeholders can be a…