Three Important Benefits of GIS Solutions

This article was originally featured on the U.S. CAD Blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) solutions are becoming increasingly important in civil engineering, an industry where precision and efficiency are crucial. Esri and…

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,…

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…

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…

Integrating Workflows Streamlines Data Sharing

Does your business have a single source of truth when it comes to data sharing across facilities? Ensuring data is accurate, relevant, and structured is something any business can recognize as important, yet it is more difficult to achieve than…

Five government digital design predictions for 2020

The past few years have been exciting ones for the government digital design community. The adoption of next generation building information modeling (BIM) solutions and new 3d modeling technologies have drastically increased the capabilities of the people that design, build…

The topics and technologies that took center stage at Autodesk University 2019

Autodesk University 2019 drew more than 12,000 digital design professionals to Las Vegas for four days of sessions, certification, networking, and product showcases. If you couldn’t make it this year, here’s a recap of some of the highlights, plus links…

The future of government design is in BIM

Government design professionals need to accept the reality that it’s time to start migrating from their CAD solutions to Building Information Modeling (BIM). As we heard from Jose Covarrubias, the BIM/CAD Manager at the Tampa International Airport, the public sector…

Drones and GIS – what the future holds for Tampa International Airport

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we featured part one of a two-part conversation with Jose Covarrubias, the BIM/CAD Manager at the Tampa International Airport. In his short time since joining the airport, Jose has been working to bring…

Tampa International Airport benefits from BIM in facilities management

Many people know about the benefits that BIM modeling can deliver in the design and construction of a new building. But the benefits of BIM models don’t end when the construction crews leave and the ribbon is cut. There are…