Category Archive: Industry News

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What’s New in Revit 2021 – MEP

Autodesk introduced a number of improvements to the MEP workspace within Revit. Learn what tools and upgrades Autodesk Revit 2021 is bringing to workflows. Electrical Circuit Naming Better flexibility with circuit naming schemes Circuit naming schemes enabled in electrical settings....

What’s New in Revit 2021 – Structure Updates

Revit 2021 has released a number of enhancements and features benefiting structural engineering and fabrication disciplines. See what's new for structure oriented workflows. Create New Standard 3D Rebar Shapes Introduce new, intelligent 3D rebar shapes Enable shape codes completeness. Extract...

What’s New in Revit 2021 – Architecture Updates

Revit 2021 introduced some big updates to the architecture functionality within Revit – three of which made our top 10 list. Generative Design Quickly evaluate design options and save time with automation Create and explore generative studies directly in Revit....

What’s New in Revit 2021 – Platform Updates

Last week Autodesk released Revit 2021, and with it came a plethora of updates. We already addressed our overall favorites – now let's look at the enhancements and features added to the Revit platform. PDF + IMAGE LINKING Utilize and...

The Top 10 of Revit 2021

Yesterday Autodesk released its latest version of Revit - Autodesk Revit 2021. This version is packed with new features which were curated with you and your workflow in mind. These updates benefit all disciplines and are centered on three core...

MG Expands Autodesk Expertise

MG, national specialists in information technology and process innovation for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry has expanded expertise by securing Autodesk’s Construction Specialization designation. MG's holistic approach to organizational optimization combines a robust understanding of design and construction management...

2018 – The Year of BIM 360 Connectivity

Practical Steps for Connected Success in Your BIM/VDC Operation From the onset of the Building Information Modeling/Management era that took a foothold in the late 1990s, the vision has been to connect people, process, and technology throughout the project lifecycle....

5 Compelling Reasons to Add Reality Capture to Your Firm’s Design Workflow

As the popularity of reality capture grows among both horizontal and vertical construction industry enterprises, UAVs, laser scanners and most importantly, the photogrammetric and/or point cloud data they generate, continue to lead the pack as the go-to technologies. It’s easy...

Consider These Points When Planning Your Company’s Drone Flights

As representatives of 3DR technology, initial.aec is often asked for advice - not only on how to use the 3DR SiteScan technology and UAS platform (either from 3DR or DJI), but, advice on how to prepare a safe, well-organized flight...

Trends in Collaboration for the AEC Industry & How to Make it a Success in Your Firm

initial.aec was in Phoenix, AZ in early May to present to the semi-annual meeting of the Design Finance Officers Group.  The group is comprised of CFOs and other key financial officers of to 100 AEC Industry Design, Engineering and Construction...

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