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AiC Releases BIM Body of Knowledge

The Academic Interoperability Coalition (AiC) is launching a Body of Knowledge (BOK) to Building Information Modeling (BIM) to help identify common knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) needed for the successful implementation of BIM to reach ...

Leveraging the Full Value of BIM’s Interoperability Potential

“BIM should not be seen as just a way to do a beautiful 3D image from the project, but as a tool for true collaboration that should be the industry standard,” commented Jonathan Riondet, AEC ...

2016 Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards Winners Announced

Autodesk University Ceremony Honors Mortenson, BIAD, and Rambøll Sweco ANS with 1st Place for Construction, Building and Infrastructure Industries Respectively


The unexpected countries ahead of Brazil and Russia for BIM and PLM spending

This week’s chart, which takes data from the Cambashi Country Observatory, shows the size of expenditure on technical applications (BIM, CAD, CAM, CAE, GIS, PLM and Visualization) software in mid-tier countries.

Open data, BIM and the Semantic Web

‘Semantic web’ technologies potentially expand the richness of data made available to built asset decision-makers. UK SaaS collaboration vendor GroupBC is leading progressive thinking in this field.

World BIM Market Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015 - 2022

Rapidly increasing number of construction projects globally, rising awareness of BIM and associated benefits, and the growing demand for automated models in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, have been facilitating its adoption in construction ...

U.S. CAD, Panzura Partner for AECO Industry

U.S. CAD, a building information modeling (BIM) solutions consultant and Autodesk platinum partner, announces today that it has partnered with Panzura, a leading provider of cloud-based global file systems, to solve cross-site CAD and BIM ...

Extending the Showroom Experience Into the Home With BDHOME

Dassault Systèmes announced at the Kitchen & Bath China 2015 expo in Shanghai that they are partnering to revolutionize the home decoration industry in greater China with unique consumer experiences that extend beyond the showroom ...

AEC Sector Dominates BIM Use in World Survey

The architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector is leading the take-up of BIM (building information modelling), according to a worldwide survey carried out by Business Advantage.

Dassault Hopes to Penetrate AEC with “Industrialized Construction”

Dassault Systèmes stepped up its push into the AEC market with new “industry solution experiences” for Façade Design for Fabrication, Optimized Construction, and most recently Civil Design for Fabrication.