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,…

Why General Contractors need Autodesk Construction Cloud

*This article was originally published on ATG USA’s official blog. From commercial to infrastructure to industrial, general contractors need a way to digitize their construction process to drive efficiency, improve collaboration between teams and enhance communication. They rely on design…

Three key roles digitization will play in rebuilding America’s infrastructure

After months of negotiations, compromises, and concessions between the U.S. House of Representatives, Senate, and the White House, last November President Biden finally signed his landmark Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The passed infrastructure bill arrives as refreshing…

Top 7 benefits of cloud-based model coordination

For decades, digital designs and models lived locally on individual desktop computers or servers by necessity. This made sharing models with anyone beyond the office a challenge. It also meant that BIM/VDC managers were solely responsible for running through every…

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,…

Autodesk on keeping open data at the heart of the AEC digital revolution

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, government agencies and AEC professionals were forced to digitize their processes, which ultimately led to a fundamental shift in how the industry approaches and understands project lifecycles. With no signs that the industry…

The power of Autodesk Forge—Three key takeaways from Autodesk University 2021

In the government manufacturing, construction, and design world, innovation isn’t hindered by a lack of creativity or ideas. Any manufacturing or architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professional can attest that the challenge is found in executing upon those ideas, especially…

How digital twins are paving the way for AEC digital transformation

Digital twin technology has the potential to be a game changer in how government construction and design professionals approach the AEC lifecycle. But according to Autodesk’s Senior Director and General Manager, Robert “Bob” Bray, “If you ask ten people what…

Four ways that common data platforms are the future of connected construction

Though common data platforms (CDP) are not new on the government construction scene, they are certainly proving to be one of the most effective and innovative drivers enabling more connected and efficient construction sites. Gone are the days of teams…