Exemplary projects from across the globe in the categories of Infrastructure, Building, Construction & Sustainability
By Jessica Brill, Autodesk
Co-sponsors Autodesk, HP, Construction Dive and Smart Cities Dive are proud to announce the 2017 AEC Excellence Awards finalists!
Last year’s AEC Excellence Awards competition showcased stellar examples of Building Information Modeling [BIM] in action within the AEC industry. Click here to see last year’s spectacular winning projects. This year’s competition showcases global projects that have embraced connected BIM technologies in the categories of Infrastructure, Building, Construction and Sustainability.
Today’s finalists’ announcement sets the stage for the unveiling of the competition’s winners at Autodesk University 2017 in Las Vegas on November 14, 2017. During this event, winners will be celebrated for their achievements using Connected BIM workflows on innovative projects. Awards will be presented alongside special guest presentations from industry experts and thought leaders. Anyone attending Autodesk University is welcome to attend this event, but advance registration is required.
2017 Entries by the Numbers
- 145 entries received representing 32 different countries – China had highest number of overall entries, followed by USA and the Netherlands
- 32 finalists (Top 8 finalists chosen for each of the 4 categories)
- 12 winners will be announced at AU Las Vegas (1st, 2nd & 3rd place for each of the 4 categories
“I’m thrilled with the finalists for this year’s AEC Excellence Awards,” said Nicolas Mangon, Vice President AEC, Autodesk. “The groundbreaking nature of these international projects shows how the AEC industry is rapidly embracing connected BIM technologies. Our 2017 competition finalists truly represent the future of making things for the AEC industry.”
It was a tough job for the independent, global panel of judges to evaluate all 145 submissions and narrow down to the “best-of- the-best” finalists. Click through the slideshow below to see all of the finalists announced today.
Watch for the big announcement of the winning projects on November 14, 2017 at AU Las Vegas!