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    Learn how to design roadways in Civil 3D

    Part 1: Gathering GIS data and creating surfaces Great road design is about engineering a safe, efficient way to get around — and it relies on accurate modeling of real-world conditions, from traffic flow to topography. Autodesk Civil 3D is a powerful application for roadway design that allows seamless integration with geographical and environmental data…


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    What’s New in Civil Infrastructure Design: Civil 3D, ReCap Pro, and InfraWorks

    The latest releases of Civil 3D, Recap and InfraWorks make design projects even easier for civil engineers. We’ve improved features released earlier this year and added some new ones to make workflows more efficient. Information sharing and collaboration between project team members has never been better. These updates can save time, add efficiencies, and improve…


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    Data Exchange Connector for AutoCAD 2023 Released in Public Beta

    By: Gaurav Bhamre and Philippe Videau We are excited to announce the Public Beta of our Data Exchange AutoCAD connector that will enhance the interoperability between AutoCAD and other design tools. This connector empowers you to exchange geometry and properties between AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D, Inventor, Rhino, Grasshopper, Dynamo, Microsoft Power Automate, and Power BI…


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    Design automation for infrastructure

    Age of automation Automation is changing the AEC industry and introducing new and innovative ways of working for civil engineers, contractors, architects and those on the frontlines of today’s urgent infrastructure requirements.  Infrastructure in a shifting world  Population growth, aging infrastructure, climate change, and the call for economic and social recovery from the impacts of…


  • Unlocking the Power of Real-Time Data for Facility Operations  

    By: Susan Clarke, Autodesk Senior Manager Building Operations Strategy The current state of facilities management: static data prevails  Real-time data can help facility managers improve operational efficiency by 20% through smarter energy usage and asset management. Yet only a minority of firms use real-time insights within daily facility operations. This was a headline finding of…


  • ReCap Pro in the Cloud Increases Productivity While Decreasing Costs

    If you were tasked with coming up with a one-word adjective to describe the work done by the AEC industry professionals, one thing is for certain, “simple” would not be it. All three of the professions that make up the AEC industry—architects, engineers, and construction specialists—rely on ingenuity and creative problem solving daily to construct the…