Posts tagged as Autodesk

Investment advances modular construction

Autodesk is investing in Factory_OS, a company that is improving the way to design and build housing that is more affordable. Factory_OS is constructing multi-family housing through an industrialised construction model. The company is bringing the construction job site to the manufacturing shop floor, delivering housing units that are constructed 40% faster, 20% less expensive […]

Major update to construction software collection

Autodesk’s Industry Collections, which combines the most powerful Autodesk software in simple packages, have received major updates. Subscribers of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) and PD&M Collections also get access to AutoCAD 2020. Here are improvements in the AEC Collection: Revit 2020 builds on improvements in Revit 2019.1 and 2019.2. Structural engineers will see […]

Cultivating innovation at school level

To help inspire and cultivate innovative design education, Autodesk launched the Make it Real Challenge. The challenge encourages students and educators to engage their school and community in a conversation around “maker” education with an incentive of gaining new tools for making. Now in its second year, Autodesk has expanded the programme to provide four […]

Acquisition creates a digital marketplace for construction

Autodesk has completed the acquisition of BuildingConnected, a preconstruction platform, for $275-million net of cash acquired. Autodesk funded the transaction using cash on hand. BuildingConnected centralises the bid management process and simplifies communication to make finding, qualifying and selecting the right subcontractors or responding to the right project opportunities fast and easy. Owners and general […]

Integration of spatial intelligence and 3D design model information

Autodesk and Esri are partnering to bridge the gaps between BIM and GIS mapping technologies. Together the companies plan to enable a broad range of industries to gain better context by visualising data of the man-made world, the environment, citizens and the networks that weave it all together. For infrastructure owners around the world, both […]