Revolutionizing Design and Efficiency: AI-Powered Assistance in Autodesk Infrastructure Products

In the ever-evolving landscape of technology, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized various industries, and civil engineering is no exception. AI has emerged as a transformative force in civil engineering design, redefining how infrastructure projects are conceived, planned,…

Windover Construction Blurs the Line Between Manufacturing and Construction in Award-Winning Project

In a previous article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Amr Raafat, Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at Windover Construction, to discuss the company’s award-winning renovation of the Cabot Street YMCA, located in Beverly, Massachusetts. This project involved vertically expanding…

Windover Construction Leverages Advanced AEC Technologies to Transform Lives

According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, “only 36 affordable and available rental homes exist for every 100 extremely low-income renter households.” With only 36 percent of extremely low-income renter households having access to rental properties that are considered…

Manage data better: the new features in Vault 2021

There’s a time of year that CAD geeks (like me) look forward to with great excitement, but network and infrastructure administrators (also, like me) dread. It happens every spring when the good folks at Autodesk release the new versions of…

As transportation planning booms, agencies turn to BIM

Transportation planning continues to be a critical priority for state and local governments. Issues such as sustainability and the environment, accessibility for all riders, and transit efficiency are driving numerous initiatives across the country, reports Deltek. For example, in June…

How BIM makes the IPD model possible – a Q&A with BuroHappold

Not all Ivy League schools have massive endowments and bank accounts. Some have to get more creative when looking to build new facilities on a budget – or simply embrace innovative new approaches to design and construction. And that’s exactly…

How BIM made the UVA Hospital expansion possible – a Q&A with Skanska

On the first day of this year’s Autodesk University Conference, AEC Excellence Awards were handed out to the infrastructure design, building design, and construction projects that utilized technology in innovative ways to evolve and redefine the design and construction process.…

10 “can’t miss” infrastructure sessions from Autodesk University 2018 – now on-demand

If you couldn’t attend Autodesk University (AU) 2018, not to worry, hundreds of the sessions are now available to view on-demand, for free. For govies on tight budgets, this is great news. Even better, many of them sessions, particularly those…

How CTC productivity tools make the impossible possible for Autodesk users

Earlier this month, it was announced that Applied Technology Group (ATG) – an Autodesk Platinum Partner – would be acquiring CAD Technology Center (CTC). This is the company’s second large acquisition this year – following its acquisition of CADSoft –…