Design Tech

By Scott Rosenbloom | This magazine, called "Digital Design", has articles relating to the digital tools and process being used and developed for the AEC (Architecture, Engineering and Construction), Interior Design and Product Design industries.

THE IMPORTANCE OF A BIM EXECUTION PLAN | Evolve-Consultancy

Everything about BIM seems entirely straightforward for those “in the know” yet utterly confusing for those trying to understand. For those making …

Architecture in the coming age of Artificial Intelligence

Click to enlarge<p>Instead of unthinking digital drafting boards, our computers could soon be intelligent partners in design – first, though, they’ll …

Artificial Intelligence

The Tech to Expect in Architecture in 2016

The beginning of a new year is often accompanied by invigorated optimism for what lies ahead. We asked 12 design and tech juggernauts to step back …

BIM Hangover

Is it possible that the AE side of AEC has a BIM hangover? Sometimes when I’m at conferences or just talking to people internal to my own firm or …

Construction

Most US Companies Can’t Deliver As-Built BIM Models

The JBKnowledge 2015 Construction Technology Report received 2,044 responses from construction industry professionals, polled between June 17 and …

Trello for Revit Add-in Demo

How BIM Could Be “Business” Information Modeling

Between providing estimates from take-offs and creating quotes, storing and accounting for inventory and shipping out product on time, building …

BIM Books to be released in 2016 | BIMIreland.ie | Ireland's Only Dedicated BIM Exclusive Resource

We are at the start of a new year and 2016 will see many new BIM books published but what to buy?<p>In late 2015, we looked at the BIM books published …

More Practical Dynamo: Practical Uses for Dynamo Within Revit

What is BIM, and How is it Implemented in Contracts?

Projects in Australia which have used BIM have benefited from savings in time, cost and improved asset management. Despite the increasing enthusiasm …

Project PRAXIS

Project PRAXIS Prerelease<p>An Autodesk technology preview<p>Do you need an easy way to draw workflow diagrams and share them with colleagues and customers?<p>…

Design Technology: Billable or Overhead? Two Perspectives

How design technologists can best contribute in a design firm

Project Management

Solving the Big Problem: What AEC CIOs Need to Know From a New Big Data Survey

Share this StorySolving the Big Problem: What AEC CIOs Need to Know From a New Big Data SurveyBig data is increasingly the big problem for today’s …

Big Data

Microsoft’s Latest HoloLens Is Here, and It’s Amazing

The HoloLens headset from Microsoft is the world’s first untethered wearable that generates holograms before your eyes. It’s been nearly a year since …

Autodesk developing next generation cloud-based BIM tool

Having heard from several reliable sources that development work for a next generation cloud-based BIM tool is underway Martyn Day looks to …

Why BIM is Still Bankrupting Your Firm

Back in 2012 I updated a classic BIM graphic to show how BIM can bankrupt your firm. You can argue about the specific curves, but the essence is …

Construction

A Framework for a BIM-based Knowledge Management System

Volume 85, 2014, Pages 113-122<p>Selected papers from Creative Construction Conference 2014<p>open access<p>Show more<p>Under a Creative Commons …

Microsoft HoloLens and Autodesk Fusion 360: Collaboration that could create radical change

We are happy to announce that Microsoft HoloLens is partnering with Autodesk Fusion 360 on a solution that we believe could change the way industrial …

Microsoft Windows

Free Family Size Reporter Add-in for Revit

<i>From the Autodesk App Store...</i> <br>A simple app that reports the file sizes of loadable Families in an Autodesk® Revit® Project. The resulting report is …

Apps

Framing Interior Elevations in #Revit with #DynamoBIM

Ever since I learned about Dynamo at last years Autodesk University I have been blown away by the possibilities. Since AU2014 I have even launched …

Dynamo: The Secret to Working Smarter and Making Your Life Easier

When working with clients, architects are bound to change, update and reiterate projects. Revisions are deeply ingrained into the design process, and …

Dynamo, Nearing its Big Day

Today marks an important milestone, Dynamo is now at version 0.9, making it one step closer to mass adoption.Why do I say that? First: The website …

IPad Pro

Seven Steps to BIM Better

Building information modeling (BIM) has become the tool of choice for many architects. The 2014 AIA Firm Survey predicts that more than half of all …

Delivering High Speed Two With BIM: Professor Andrew McNaughton

“We’ve decided to bet the shop on building information modelling (BIM)”. Join Professor Andrew McNaughton, Technical Director of High Speed Two, for …

BIMobject, IBM Team Up for Cloud-Based BIM

MALMÖ, Sweden, Oct 30, 2015 – BIMobject announced a collaboration with IBM that will see the two companies working together to create a more complete …

A Step-By-Step Guide to Selecting a Virtual Design Partner

Getting the most from building information modeling/virtual design and construction (BIM/VDC) is like learning anything — be it playing guitar or …

8 Marketing Steps Define Your BIM-Revit Implementation End-Game

Successful BIM implementation comes in ‘planned steps’ as you market, plan, budget and set achievable implementation expectations. Joseph Joseph, …