Construction Spending Hits Highest Level Since 2008, Fastest Growth Since 2006

Construction Equipment

Construction spending in August reached a seven-year high and climbed at the fastest rate since 2006, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC).

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Revit Beginners: Cost Estimating

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, August 23, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

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Revit OpEd: Egress Path Options

Revit OpEd

In 2006 I demonstrated (at Autodesk University) the then new line based family type by explaining how we could use it to document egress path requirements also known as exiting plans. ► 2006. ► December 2006. (14). ► October 2006. (5). ► May 2006.

AutoCAD vs. ABS vs. Revit Systems

CAD Shack

We have more choices everyday whether we want them or not. Remember when there were only four television stations? NBC, ABC, CBS and public TV. As a kid I remember when the President’s State of the Union address would come on. “Oh Oh man! The President is on! Now I have to watch a documentary on Barn swallows." Some of you may be too young to remember life before cable, but I bet most can remember a time when your choice of CAD technologies was limited to one.

Specifications - "or equal" - patent infringement

Construction Lawyer Blog

Justice Roberts finds for architect » January 30, 2006. Sprinturf , 2006 WL 44166 (Fed.Cir. 2006), a school district was constructing a sports playing field. January 30, 2006 in litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

Revit Beginners: AU2006 @ the Venetian

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, November 22, 2006. Ill be in Vegas all next week at Autodesk University 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit. AU2006 @ the Venetian. Ive got a pretty full schedule but you might find me at the Revit Mixer or the Building Industry Party.

constructionattorneyblog: Indemnity Agreement

Construction Lawyer Blog

AIA plans change to Statute of Limitations provisions » October 18, 2006. The Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth District, issued an opinion on September 26, 2006 in Blackshare v. October 18, 2006 in litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

Revit Beginners: Freedom Tower Webcast

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, September 27, 2006. For those of you interested in seeing how structural and mechanical engineers are collaborating in Revit to design the Freedom Tower there is a webcast Thursday, October 5, 2006 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture.

Revit Beginners: Autodesk University Blog

Revit Beginners

Monday, August 07, 2006. For those of you interested in following events at Autodesk University 2006 Joseph Wurchers blog is devoted to a behind-the-scenes look at this years conference. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit. Autodesk University Blog.

constructionattorneyblog: New Lennar Opinion issued

Construction Lawyer Blog

CGL policy -- conflict of interest between builder and insurer » April 20, 2006. Great American Insurance on April 11, 2006 (14-02-00860-CV). April 20, 2006 in insurance , litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

CGL policy -- conflict of interest between builder and insurer

Construction Lawyer Blog

Optional Arbitration clause » April 20, 2006. 2006), the appellate court allowed the builder to select his own defense attorney over the objections of the carrier where there was a potential conflict of interest between the insurance company and the builder who had been sued by a home purchaser. April 20, 2006 in insurance , litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo.

Statute of Limitations - construction v. contract

Construction Lawyer Blog

Specifications - "or equal" - patent infringement » January 30, 2006. 24, 2006) has held that the ten year statute of limitations applied and not the four year construction statute. January 30, 2006 in litigation | Permalink. constructionattorneyblog. Attorneys at Sabo & Zahn. Sabo & Zahn. Werner Sabo. Werner Sabo is a partner at the construction law firm of Sabo & Zahn in Chicago.

Revit Beginners: Revit Template Sharing

Revit Beginners

Thursday, October 26, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Linking building and site

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, October 25, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Autodesk Impression

Revit Beginners

Thursday, October 19, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Embedded Walls

Revit Beginners

Friday, September 29, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Surveys and Site Plans

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, September 27, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: AU Connect now online

Revit Beginners

Tuesday, September 26, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Ductwork and Flues

Revit Beginners

Tuesday, September 26, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Materials in Families

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, October 04, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Head & Sill Height Behavior

Revit Beginners

Tuesday, September 12, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Utility Lines Workaround

Revit Beginners

Monday, September 11, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Building Pad Tips

Revit Beginners

Friday, October 13, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Wall Layer Wrapping Control

Revit Beginners

Monday, August 28, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture: Strawbale.

Green Home Building

August 02, 2006. Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture. Sustainable architecture is an exciting and important field, with many people reviving traditional methods of building and others creating innovations to established practices.

Revit Beginners: Revit's Drafting Machine

Revit Beginners

Friday, August 11, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Press + Drag

Revit Beginners

Thursday, August 03, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Auto Dimension Options

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, August 02, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Rafters on Top Plate

Revit Beginners

Sunday, July 23, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Engineering News-Record (ENR) Images of the Year

C-School Blog

Although this posting has nothing to do with construction management education, I thought that the target audience for this blog would be interested in the the following link that will take you to a slideshow for ENR’s Annual Images of the Year.

Revit Beginners: Parametric Column Families

Revit Beginners

Wednesday, July 19, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Inaugural Ranking of the Top Undergraduate Construction Schools

C-School Blog

As promised, here are the inaugural rankings of the top undergraduate construction management and construction engineering programs in the nation. The Top 10 List follows: #1 Virginia Polytech. Inst. & & State U., Blacksburg. #2 2 North Dakota State U., Fargo. #3

Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture: Saving our.

Green Home Building

September 07, 2006. Green Home Building and Sustainable Architecture. Sustainable architecture is an exciting and important field, with many people reviving traditional methods of building and others creating innovations to established practices.

Revit Beginners: Cleaning wall intersections

Revit Beginners

Monday, July 03, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

Revit Beginners: Stepped Foundation Plans

Revit Beginners

Saturday, July 22, 2006. ▼ 2006. (94). skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners. Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. This blog will highlight some of the common questions and cool tips found in the process of transitioning our office to Revit.

SketchUp & Revit, Part 2

bimx

Continued from yesterday. Let me start today by saying that I should have prefaced all this by saying that I only have elevations of the buildings (no floor plans, no sections, no details); the elevations don't have any dimensions.

SketchUp & Revit, Part 1

bimx

This may be old news for most SketchUp/Revit users, but I am not a SketchUp user, so it was new for me! Last week, I was given a new project to model: a complex of 35 buildings. I received DWG and PDF from the architect, along with their SketchUp model.