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…

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…

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…

iOFFICE + SpaceIQ on how Autodesk alliance optimizes post-handover operations

When examining the lifecycle of a design and construction project, it would be misleading to say a building or space asset is “finished” once handed over to an owner-operator or facility manager. In fact – according to iOFFICE + SpaceIQ’s…

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…

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.…

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…

Biden’s American Jobs Plan Makes Digital Design Solutions Essential

From roads and bridges to electricity and water treatment, Americans rely on their federal, state, and local governments for the construction and maintenance of critical infrastructure. The free movement of people, products, and goods are necessary for modern life, and…

How technology could make the most of the Biden Administration’s proposed $2T in infrastructure spending

America’s critical infrastructure is in need of investment and rehabilitation. In fact, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has given the country’s infrastructure a “D+” rating in its last two Infrastructure Report Cards. That “D+” rating implies that the…

What could America’s post-COVID-19 infrastructure plan look like?

Infrastructure plans are the hot potato of government politics. No sooner is an idea floated to fix our nation’s D+ grade infrastructure then it’s dropped. However, with a focus on driving economic recovery after the current COVID-19 pandemic is over,…