Pawel Piechnik

Director of Product Management, Structures Product Line at Autodesk. Having both structural engineering and computer science background, Pawel has worked to apply computer software to the AEC industry for around twenty five years. He is looking after product strategies for Autodesk's structural authoring and analysis products supporting Structural Design through Fabrication to Construction workflows. Find him on Twitter @piechnikp and LinkedIn

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  • Structure
    We’re pleased to share this holistic overview of new features, workflows and benefits for structural professionals in the new 2023 releases of Autodesk® Revit®, Robot Structural Analysis Professional® and Advance Steel®, all available in the AEC Collection. As the industry moves from CAD to BIM, structural professionals have the opportunity to capitalize on more effective […]

  • What’s New
    When you see ★symbol in the text below, it indicates that a feature was developed (or is planned) per voted users requests from the Idea Station for Robot. We’re pleased to share the release of Robot Structural Analysis 2022. In this article you will find the new enhancements and features briefly explained and this time, […]

  • Structure
    Along with the 2021 release of Autodesk® Robot™ Structural Analysis Professional software, we would like to give you some insight into the future plans for Robot Structural Analysis and share a refreshed product roadmap. If you have read our recently published Point of View on the future of Structural Analysis you know that we are […]

  • Structural Analysis
    It was almost 40 years ago when structural analysis methods and technologies were subject to a major innovation: enabled by the personal computer. It became widely available, as promoted on engineering diplomas of those graduating in leading universities, that engineers began adopting commercial software to a large degree, benefiting from graphical interfaces of the MS […]

  • Roadmap on the plans for Advance Steel
    Steel Detailing
    As we enter into the new year, we would like to share an update about our Advance Steel product  plans. We call this the Advance Steel Roadmap. We want to do this so that our customers can gain greater insight into current and upcoming investments in this product. Public roadmap sharing ground rules: We’re sharing […]

  • Rebar
    Concrete Detailing
    This article is the continuation of a conversation that I started with the blog post depicting the value of BIM for Concrete and continued with from 2D to 3D with rebar detailing. If you’ll remember, I’ve described what I see as four main benefits for a BIM-centric approach to concrete: Combines the versatility of 2D […]

  • Concrete Detailing
    Last year I published a blog post contemplating the value of BIM for Concrete, and discussing how the next generation of BIM tools for reinforced concrete are helping our customers in four main ways. I described these BIM-centric concrete benefits as: Combines the versatility of 2D documentation with the higher level of fidelity and accuracy […]

  • BIM for reinforced concrete
    Product news
    Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a critical part of how structural systems are designed and built today, but the reinforced concrete industry has been lagging behind structural steel when it comes to its adoption of BIM. This is due to the highly fragmented nature of its supply chain which requires a number of different designers […]