Generative design is being used by the Quebec Wood Export Bureau and VIATechnik to deliver purpose-designed relief structures designed for sites as well as mission needs for COVID-19 health care, first responders and other disaster needs.
Preparing multiple potential designs around narrow requirements is seen as some of the most tedious work in design and engineering. But some of that effort can now be automated with the new generative design scripting built into Autodesk Revit 2021.
Some design and engineering firms that have shifted to cloud-based IT infrastructure are finding they can maintain their workloads even as many employees are forced out of their offices due to the pandemic.
Martina McIsaac, formerly head of Hilti Canada, takes the reins of Hilti North America at a time when the company is pursuing a broad strategy of expanding its digital products and the connectivity of its tools.
Tridify, a software technology firm developing automation products for AEC, announced on Dec. 11 a partnership with the virtual reality platform vendor Unity Technologies to leverage a new cloud service, Tridify Convert, that lets developers rapidly import BIM and 3D CAD files into Unity with its Industry Foundation Class-formatted BIM data intact.
Companies early in the process of creating a drone program have a lot of questions and concerns from different business groups. Discover how Moss & Associates, a national construction management company, effectively collaborated between their employees, executives, and other business groups to develop the company’s first drone program.
Get the power of BIM out of the office and job trailer and into the hands of field workers where there’s tremendous untapped potential to harness the model to boost productivity, quality and safety. Using real-world project examples, the panelists will show you how they rolled out technology to craftworkers, fabricators and other field employees with streamlined training and maximum benefit.
COVID-19 prevented this year’s group of national Top 20 Under 40 winners from meeting in person to share ideas for tackling key construction challenges, but the virtual voices of these visionaries came through loud and clear.