BIM in Action

  • BIM 360 Design debuts Collaboration for Civil 3D

    Cloud-based workflows and better project delivery for infrastructure professionals We’re excited to announce that Autodesk’s fastest-growing cloud solution expands to include Civil 3D. Starting today, BIM 360 Design’s newest functionality, “Collaboration for Civil 3D” is now available along with Civil 3D 2020.2. Collaboration for Civil 3D enables project teams—whether within one firm or across multiple firms—to […]

  • Enhanced GIS Integration and more – Get to know InfraWorks (2020.1)

    Autodesk first introduced the integration of BIM and Esri’s GIS data through InfraWorks, enabling the opportunity of better infrastructure design by establishing a richer, real-world context model of the project. InfraWorks design software supports BIM processes. Civil Engineering professionals can conceptualize, optimize, and visualize infrastructure projects—all in the context of the built and natural environment. […]

  • Under the Hood: 4 Ways to Enrich Civil Projects by Connecting BIM and GIS

    Every month, an Autodesk expert gets technical and gives their personal take on workflows that can help you. In this issue of Under the Hood, John Sayre shares how the Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS enables the use of geospatial data in your civil projects.  When I attended the recent Esri User Conference in San Diego, I mixed and mingled with GIS professionals. They explained how they use GIS […]

  • Under the Hood: How Design Automation with Dynamo for Civil 3D Helps Drive Creative Infrastructure Solutions

    BY NIGEL PETERS Every month, an Autodesk expert gets technical and provides an overview of the AEC Collection’s most powerful workflows. Read on to find out more about automated design processes and their benefits, using Dynamo for Civil 3D. To meet the demands of a growing population, it is estimated that the world needs $94 trillion […]

  • Using ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online for Model Creation in InfraWorks

    BY: VINCENT FREDON Original French article from Civil Made in France: Continuing the BIM and GIS Integration Through the Autodesk and Esri Partnership, the tools allowing the simplification of the connection between Autodesk BIM design software and Esri GIS database continue to evolve. A new version of the Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS was introduced […]

  • 5 Reasons to believe in Context Modeling

    Context Modeling is the process of building an enriched, existing conditions project framework. With the tools found in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction Collection you can process LiDAR and/or drone-based data, connect to ArcGIS organizations, and import many other data types to build an intelligent model to base your project designs from. By utilizing current, […]

  • Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak: History in the Making for Malaysian Infrastructure

    Opening up new economic opportunities for the Malaysian State of Sarawak Design and construction teams in Malaysia are using Autodesk BIM solutions—including Civil 3D, Revit, ReCap, InfraWorks, Map 3D, Dynamo, 3ds Max, and Navisworks—to deliver the expansion and upgrade of the Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak. Malaysia’s Ministry of Works is in the midst of a […]

  • Spotlight On Air Travel: How Technology Tackles 5 Key Infrastructure Challenges

    The future may be unpredictable, but one thing seems certain: The air travel and cargo sector will keep booming. More specifically, passenger travel is expected to expand to 8.2 billion air travelers annually by 2037 and the number of cargo freight aircraft is expected to jump 30 percent. If these projections come true, airport designers […]

  • Eiffel Tower: Experience the Site In 3D

    The Mayor’s Office of Paris decided to conduct the design of this site around the Eiffel Tower by using BIM (Building Information Modeling) technology, i.e. a process that involves the creation and use of a 3D model.  This solution, especially on such a large-scale, clearly facilitates the collaboration and exchange of ideas between the City […]

  • Under the Hood: From Airports to Intersections, Using Mobility Simulation to Improve Multi-Modal Traffic Flows

    Every month, an Autodesk expert gets technical and provides an overview of the AEC Collection’s most powerful workflows. Read on to learn how you can simulate pedestrian and vehicular traffic flows using Mobility Simulation, an integrated multi-modal simulation engine for InfraWorks. The United Nations predicts that by 2050, 2.5 billion more people will live in […]