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  • Officeproject interior design using Revit
    OFFICEPROJECT is a leading Russian architectural company focused on the engineering and design of office space. Under the leadership of CEO and Chief Project Architect Denis Lobanov, OFFICEPROJECT has become one of the market leaders in terms of the quantity and total area of completed projects. The company had used CAD tools for years. In […]

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    By incorporating sustainability into the design process, project teams can inform better decisions and improve energy efficiency throughout the life of a building. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that drastic changes are needed to limit the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2050. Over that same timeframe, the global population […]

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    How flexible is the BIM process? This question arose for German firm RKW Architektur + in their project New Office Düsseldorf. The architects started work in Autodesk AutoCAD 2D and switched to the BIM method only in planning phase 5 at the request of the general contractor. Their experience in this project demonstrates that BIM works even […]

  • AEC Excellence Award Revit
    It’s hard to believe Autodesk is in its sixth year of involvement with the AEC Excellence Awards, and this time we share the privilege with co-sponsors HP, Construction Dive and Smart Cities Dive. This year’s AEC Excellence Awards competition attracted 256 submissions from 40 countries and culminated in a ceremony held at Autodesk University Las […]

  • User spotlight
    How do I make my transition from AutoCAD to Revit a success?  The task seems daunting. Everything “feels” different in Revit and adoption seems like it may take forever. Victaulic shares their Revit transition success story, and showcases the real life benefits that they have seen from their global Revit transition. In 2014 we made the […]

  • Brayjam Revit VR
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    Written by Ian Hintze, owner Brayjam Construction Brayjam Construction is a family-owned and operated residential design and construction firm located in New York state. Over the past decade of building out residential projects, it became apparent to us that most clients can’t fully comprehend a design until the project is actually built.  As most contractors […]

  • Autodesk Insight
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    Written by Heather Johnson It’s a dilemma faced by architects and engineers when considering early-stage design analysis:  which is more important– accuracy or precision?  Accuracy refers to the closeness of a measurement to an actual or known value, while precision is related to variation between multiple measurements of the same element. Accuracy vs precision According […]

  • layoutFAST and Revit
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    Written by Alan Creel, VP Preconstruction Services, Miller Electric Co.  Our goal at Miller Electric Co. is to be a forward-thinking, innovative company. That means understanding our clients’ unique requirements. To do that, we have invested in technology that takes into consideration many variables, including their data infrastructure needs and energy efficiency requirements.  I’d like […]

  • CHUM
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    Written by David Goyne, Senior Associate, VDC Leader CannonDesign; Deepika Khowal, Customer Success Manager; and Val Maass, Copywriter  01/31/2018 Set in the heart of Montreal, the new Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) is changing the landscape of the Canadian metropolis. Occupying two full blocks, CHUM is the largest healthcare construction project currently being built in […]

  • Frost Museum during the day
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    From a spherical planetarium to a building covered in randomized geometric shapes, Miami’s Frost Museum presented considerable technical challenges for Gate Precast. But with Revit, the design and concrete teams were able to collaborate in three dimensions. When Bryant Luke, vice president of operations at Gate Precast Company’s Kissimmee, saw the initial design of the […]

  • AEC Excellence awards
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    Looking for inspiration?  The 2017 AEC Excellence Awards winners were revealed at Autodesk University 2017 in Las Vegas. The 2017 AEC Excellence Awards competition recognizes global projects that embrace connected BIM (Building Information Modeling) technologies and sustainable design in the AEC industry. This year’s competition received 145 submissions representing more than 30 countries, indicating that […]

  • BIM collaboration
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    Architecture firms Hennebery Eddy and Fentress used Revit collaboration to improve passenger experience at Portland International Airport.  We’ve all been there: shouldering a computer bag and wrestling a carry-on in a throng of passengers at an airport gate. It feels like everyone’s crammed into one terminal. But in other airports, space seems better-allocated and you […]

  • Edvard Munch The Scream
    You are likely familiar with the work of Edvard Munch whose painting “The Scream” has iconic status and is a universal cultural reference.  But did you know Revit software has been central to the design of the new Munch Museum that will house a large collection of the artist’s work? In his native Norway, Munch is […]