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Digital transformation should be helping you deliver on your sustainability goals
With the world facing increasingly dire environmental crises, construction is one of the most significant contributors to global emissions, around 39% of carbon emissions globally, out of which 28% is from energy consumption and 11% from construction materials, also known...
Autodesk Build Case Study: CPAC Use Common Data Environment to Achieve Greater Efficiency
 The initial design phase of any construction project is pivotal, with collaboration across multidisciplinary teams laying the groundwork for the entire endeavour. The team at CPAC, including Mark Whitehead Construction Director, Lilia Moraru Senior BIM Lead & Design Manager, and...
How Autodesk Construction Cloud can Accelerate Your Project Delivery
In this webinar Jonathan Reinhardt and Jonathan Brookfield, both accredited Autodesk experts and practitioners with years of industry experience, discuss how Autodesk's Construction Cloud (ACC) can boost project speed and efficiency.  Learn how ACC unifies project teams from design to handover, ensuring...
Don't Miss Out on the Autodesk September Flash Sale! - Ends Thursday 21st September
Supercharge your design projects with industry-leading software at unbeatable prices. The Autodesk September Flash Sale is here, and it's your golden opportunity to save big on the most popular Autodesk products! Between the 18th and 21st of September 2023, we're offering...
Autodesk Software License Management: 4 Steps to Effective Compliance
By Robert Lakey, Commercial Director - Autodesk DivisionEnsuring your organisation stays within its purchased allocation and within the Terms of Use as detailed in your Autodesk end-user license agreement is extremely important.​ Failing to do so can result in your organisation...
12 Revit 2024 Updates for Structural Engineers
Revit 2024 presents significant enhancements for structural engineers. This article looks at just twelve of the great new features. It introduces alignment choices for free form rebar and the ability to adjust stirrup orientation, boosting control over 3D rebar modelling....
Top 10 Revit 2024 Updates for Architects
By Jonathan ReinhardtBuilding on its already impressive arsenal of features, the latest Revit 2024 release from Autodesk brings even more ground-breaking updates that promise to improve the way architects work. As the demand for lower-cost, efficient, and visually stunning designs...
PINNACLE SERIES BY EAGLE POINT SOFTWARE PARTNERS WITH THE DIATEC GROUP
PINNACLE SERIES BY EAGLE POINT SOFTWARE PARTNERS WITH THE DIATEC GROUP Dubuque, IA – September 28th, 2022 – Eagle Point Software has announced a partnership with The Diatec Group, Ireland’s largest Autodesk Platinum Partner, that delivers solutions to the architecture, engineering,...
Autodesk Certified Instructors
Mark Green FRICS FSCSI As an Autodesk Civil Infrastructure Trainer and Technical Support Consultant, Mark helps users of AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD MAP 3D, Infraworks and Vehicle Tracking make the best use of their software. A user of AutoCAD since 1987...
BIM 360 Docs: A Common Data Environment for BIM Level 2
**Autodesk BIM 360 is now Autodesk Build. BIM 360 was the previous release of what is now known as the Autodesk Construction Cloud. This includes Autodesk Docs, Autodesk Collaborate, Autodesk Takeoff and Autodesk Build.**   The four main pillars of...
What’s New for Architects in Revit 2022, Part 2 of 3: Interoperability and Data Exchange
Revit 2022 has been released, and there are so many updates for architects that we decided to introduce them in three installments. In Part 1, we showcased features for Modeling, Documentation, and Production. In part 2, let’s talk about Interoperability and...
What’s New for Architects in Revit 2022, Part 1 of 3: Modeling, Documentation, and Production
It’s that time of year! Revit 2022 has been released, and the product management team is excited to highlight the many ways that your feedback and needs have translated into some major enhancements and new features for communicating design intent. There...
Autodesk Docs in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection FAQ
What is happening? On February 9th, Autodesk added Autodesk Docs to the AEC Collection. This is a phased launch meaning the product will be available on February 9th (“Global Availability”), with more features and functionality will be rolled out in the...
How to Thrive as a BIM Manager in 2021
Join CanBIM Certified Professional, Scott Chatterton with BIM One, to discuss best practices for successful BIM Management in 2021 and learn about Scott's new Global eTraining course, "Being the Best BIM Manager" Thursday, February 4th @ 9pm Irish Time WE'LL...
Desktop Connector and BIM 360 Links
When an individual user has problems opening a Revit File on BIM 360 due to corruption errors or general crash reporting, then we must look locally to the users PC. A good start is to clear the Collaboration Cache https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/revit-products/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/Clear-a-corrupt-damaged-C4R-model-from-the-system.html...
Missing projects in BIM 360 Design – Part II
I had a previous blog on missing projects within Revit for BIM 360 and another about denied access so I thought I had covered all bases but yet another ‘gotcha’ I need to put out there. It’s the missing ALL...
Civil3D Point Group Management
Civil3D Point Group Management - By Gavan Duffy Last week I was showing a customer the use of Cogo Points and Point Management in civil3D. It had always worked that the Point Group marker & label settings would dictate the...
Infraworks & Terrain Layers
Infraworks & Terrain Layers In the newer versions of Infraworks, when adding Terrain layers you will now see this message This is good because now we are reminded that these layers when overlapping need to be configured. See Surface Layers...
Webinar: Streamline communication in AEC with Unity Reflect
Are you having trouble finding a shared and collaborative environment to make decisions in real-time between all stakeholders? Discover how new solutions from Unity connects all project stakeholders, regardless of platform/device, model size or geo-location to create real-time collaborative environments....
AutoCAD to AEC upgrade webinar program
The benefits of moving from AutoCAD to an AEC Collection for Architects What is the AEC (Architecture, Engineering & Construction) Collection? The AEC Collection provides designers, engineers and contractors a set of BIM and CAD tools that support projects from...
Revit Cloud Work-sharing Unpublished Backups
I recently got a question from a customer who I was showing how in BIM 360 we can roll back to the previous version of published models, compare them etc. all good stuff. I was then asked, well what about...