How Innovative Design Tools Are Making the University Lakes Project Possible

Home to one of the biggest migratory bird species in North America—the white pelican—and other migratory birds and wildlife, University Lakes sits in the heart of Louisiana in the middle of Louisiana State University’s (LSU) campus. These six manmade lakes…

How Digital Design Facilitates the Construction of Effective Water Distribution Systems

Water distribution systems are essential for providing clean water for drinking, cooking, bathing, and many other purposes. These distribution systems transport water from a source to where it can be treated, before being distributed to a storage container for further…

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…

The Workflow and Efficiency Benefits BIM Brings to the Government

The Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry has witnessed significant digital transformation over the past two decades – much of which has been driven by the evolution of new digital design solutions. Advancements in digital design—including the evolution and movement…

Digital Transformation Essential for Revitalizing America’s Failing Transportation Infrastructure

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases a report card on the country’s critical infrastructure. This report highlights the current state of the roads, bridges, power grids, drinking water, and other necessary infrastructure systems that are…

3 Benefits BIM and GIS Integration Delivers to AEC Projects

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have always played critical roles throughout the planning, development, execution, and maintenance of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) projects. Most architects and engineers are extremely familiar with BIM during AEC projects,…

3 More Exciting New Features in Civil 3D 2024

This Spring saw the release of Civil 3D 2024, which introduced some significant updates and enhancements to the civil infrastructure design software. Combined with the release of Civil 3D 2023.2, there have been some additional updates made to major functionality…

5 Laser Scanning Use Cases for Government Agencies

This article originally appeared on the ATG USA Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. In today’s ever-changing technology landscape, laser scanning and reality capture tools have emerged as groundbreaking innovations that allow for precise and…

3 Key Takeaways From Autodesk’s 2023 State of Design & Make Study

Earlier this year, Autodesk partnered with Ipsos, a leader in global research and insights, to create the 2023 State Design and Make Study. This detailed and deep dive into how digital transformation is impacting the people that design and make…

What’s New in Civil 3D 2024?

Each year, Autodesk releases new, updated versions of the digital design solutions that architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals rely on. These updates add new functionality and capability to the solutions, while making them more intuitive and easier to use. …