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…

Civil 3D tips and tricks for power users – Part II

In a previous post on the GovDesignHub, we shared some of the best system variables and less known (but useful) commands for Civil 3D power users. This week, we continue to explore more tips and tricks in part two of…

Civil 3D tips and tricks for power users

At the GovDesignHub, we often share tips and tricks to help users become more proficient in digital design software. This blog is designed to compile some of the best system variables and less known but useful commands for Civil 3D…

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2022: what’s new and exciting?

In the past few versions of Civil 3D, there haven’t really been any changes that I think could really change the game and give your productivity a big boost.  Yes, there were a lot of little things, and some nice…

Infrastructure Tuesday: Labeling project data using Property Sets in Civil 3D

In this session, we will look at Property Sets in Civil 3D.  We will review and discuss how to configure and managed the Property Sets and the custom data properties.  We will then step through the process of adding the…

Infrastructure Tuesday: Civil 3D for Surveyors Part 2 – Creating Templates

All successful projects start with a solid foundation.  Project template files in this case, when speaking of a solid foundation.  Let us spend a few minutes together and review the importance of and how to create a solid template file.…

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…

Getting the most out of your Autodesk University 2020 experience

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we asked AEC and advanced manufacturing experts to weigh in on the upcoming Autodesk University (AU) conference. We asked a pool of eight digital design experts to project which trends and topics will…

Why should government employees attend Autodesk University?

The AEC and manufacturing industries are experiencing incredible changes driven in large part by exciting and revolutionary new technologies. Today, the people that make things – whether they design/create buildings, public infrastructure, or military equipment and products – have a…

New in BIM 360: Collaboration for Civil 3D

Autodesk BIM 360 is a cloud-based construction management platform, consisting of several unified modules based on a common data platform spanning the project lifecycle. This platform has largely been tailored to the building and construction industries but has extended its…