CAD/BIM Tips & Tricks

Calling All Engineers: Final Casting Call

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to be part of the Mars mission, here’s your chance to find out — without leaving Earth.

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Extraordinary DIY: When Engineers Think Big

We could easily have titled this article, “Engineer Puts Copywriter to Shame,” but the engineer in question so impressed the copywriter that there are no hard feelings at all. In fact, the copywriter’s admiration for members of the AEC industry grew.

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Graphene: The New Face of Carbon and Its Potential in the AEC Industry

Who in the AEC industry would say no to a form of concrete that was lighter, stronger and more environmentally friendly? We can hear those cog wheels turning already. Oh, the possibilities . . .

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New Tricks for Old Plastic: Building Materials for the New Millennium

From 3D printing to building materials, plastic is sticking its nose in everywhere. Here’s a look at some of the smart ways the AEC industry is repurposing this frequently unpopular substance, earning the thumbs-up from environmentalists, consumers and bean counters alike.

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New Technology Uses Cracked Concrete and Fungus to Preserve the Integrity of Buildings

Far be it from us to preach about concrete and cracking to a roomful of architects and engineers, but we’d like to take a minute to outline a couple of basics for those readers who are less familiar with the intricacies.

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New Release Makes Life Easier for Revit Users

Nothing can keep a good team down when they’re hell-bent on releasing a hot-diggity new software version that eases the workload for Revit professionals everywhere. Meet Office Importer 5.2, which includes support for BIM 360, SharePoint and OneDrive.

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10th Anniversary of Arguably the Most Comprehensive Renovation Project in U.S. History

If you are an engineer, architect, general contractor or CAD/BIM user, and you haven’t fully studied this project (or even if you have), you should enjoy this article.

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Newest Version of Microsoft Office Importer for Revit Sports Significant Upgrades Including Support for BIM 360, OneDrive and SharePoint

Axiom releases milestone version of their import software for Revit, Microsoft Office Importer, which contains new capabilities, increased speed and enhanced functionality for Revit professionals.

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The Lighter Side: How to Build a Bridge

How long have you dreamed of building your bridge? Can you envision it in your mind’s eye? Have you decided what style of bridge you’re aiming for? As you probably know, there are four basic construction-styles from which to pick: beam bridges, arch bridges, cantilever bridges and suspension bridges.

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