NEWS, INSIGHTS AND HAPPENINGS IN AEC TECHNOLOGY

Read about our learnings from clients and developments in products and software on our blog.

How to Customize Autodesk Civil 3D Reports

Under the Report Manager in Toolspace, Autodesk Civil 3D has some very useful tools to generate reports on any civil objects. The Points and Parcel Reports are especially handy for things like producing a legal description. But how can these...

Three AEC Technology Trends That Can Make a Quick Impact in Your Firm

One way industry leading AEC industry firms maintain their hard-won business edge is through the periodic assessment of upcoming industry technologies. Your firm is probably well acquainted with this process. MG AEC Technology Partners, through our consulting work across a...

Streamlining Your Revit Project Setup with Dynamo

Project setup is at best a tedious task requiring repetitious selections, clicks, and entries — and then getting to do so over and over again. I think you get the idea and I’m sure we’ve all been there. Dynamo can...

Autodesk FormIt: Dynamo’s Overlapping Planes Building Script

During our last FormIt webinar we shared how to transfer 3D terrain into a model through: Use of the location finder, A 2D plan to overlay a site plan onto the 3D terrain, Dynamo to quickly create a building form...

Choosing the Right Tools to Successfully Implement ArcGIS in Your AEC Firm

The move to incorporating CAD or BIM data from programs with rich Geographic Information System (GIS) data is growing quickly in the AEC Industry. Project design data from Autodesk Civil 3D, Revit, Infraworks, BIM 360 and AutoCAD, paired with project...

Integrating Bluebeam Revu + BIM 360

Bluebeam Studio® Prime allows organizations to manage users, gain studio insight, and create folder automation while allowing for 3rd party application integration - such as Autodesk BIM 360. These integrations allow your team to take advantage of the world-class markups...

Missing Maps Error Using Arnold

These days, most users are applying their materials through the Revit models, assigning them directly to the families. This is necessary when rendering directly in Revit and is quite useful as well when using software like Enscape or Twinmotion. It...

Introducing: MG Civil Focused Improvement Packages

To help your team achieve greater efficiency in a concentrated area, our team has put together various focused improvement package offerings within the civil space. These services shorten turnaround times, strengthen workflows and automate mundane, repetitive, time-consuming tasks. See the...

Autodesk’s Named User License Transition – Considerations for Clients with Multi-User Licenses

As you may have heard, Autodesk is retiring software subscription plans based on serial numbers and replacing them with new plans based on people. This change will have the greatest impact on customers with multi-user licenses, and anyone with a...

Revit Rendering in the Cloud

A picture is worth 1,000 words, so let your design speak for itself. For most, a Revit drawing may be hard to visualize with the mind’s eye so take the guesswork out of the equation by translating your work into a 3D-view rendering. Doing...
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