With BuildingConnected deal, Autodesk readies customers for the digital wave

Construction Dive

Autodesk's $275 million acquisition of the bid management platform, its third deal in recent months, allows users to fully digitize reluctant construction processes, CEO Andrew Anagnost told Construction Dive

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TrueLook, Autodesk integration gives users live play-by-play

Construction Dive

The construction camera provider announced that Autodesk customers will now be able to add real-time footage to their BIM 360 dashboards

Autodesk CEO: Automation creates an opportunity to be better

Construction Dive

In his keynote address Tuesday at Autodesk University in Las Vegas, Andrew Anagnost touted the strength of automation in construction roles as a means of creating efficiencies and empowering certain human roles

Autodesk to acquire PlanGrid for $875M cash

Construction Dive

In a world of integration among parallel and sometimes complementary software and technology firms geared for the construction industry, two of the arguably biggest names in the space will merge next quarter

Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection

BIM & Beam

The post Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection appeared first on BIM and Beam. Steel Detailing Steel Fabrication Advance Steel AEC Collection Autodesk BIM News

Ten Minutes With Autodesk CTO Scott Borduin

ENR Construction

Scott Borduin recently sat down with ENR in Autodesk’s Boston BUILD Space to talk about collaboration, manufacturing, robotics and collecting data with sensors

Autodesk Joins American Institute of Steel Construction

BIM & Beam

AISC is happy Autodesk has joined the Institute as an associate member,” said Scott Melnick, Vice President of AISC and Editor and Publisher of Modern Steel Construction, AISC. This new relationship aligns with Autodesk’s commitment to structural detailing and fabrication.

Autodesk to acquire BuildingConnected in $275M cash deal

Construction Dive

After acquisitions of Assemble Systems and PlanGrid this year, the con-tech heavyweight is now adding bid management, risk analysis and other preconstruction solutions to its portfolio

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PC Construction Blog

PC Construction’s virtual construction manager, Jason Peters, and I recently had the opportunity to attend Autodesk University (AU). Continue Reading. All Technology

Autodesk Opens Up Machine-Learning Advisory Tool to BIM 360 User Base

ENR Construction

Autodesk has added an A.I.-based based assistant to its BIM 360 software to identify risks and safety issues in large, sprawling projects

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GRAITEC BIM Connect available on Autodesk Exchange for Autodesk Revit

BIM & Beam

GRAITEC BIM Connect is available on Autodesk Exchange for Autodesk Revit

Here is why Autodesk’s monopoly over the Global AEC is not good, not even for Autodesk:


The fact, that Autodesk rules over the Global AEC is not new, it has been in the making for several decades. So, by all logic, I should also declare defeat and unconditionally succumb to the Autodesk Church, but – no surprises there – I just cannot.

Autodesk Hardware Selection Support Site

Revit OpEd

This site was created with the intention to make it easier to make sure our computer and graphic card choices are supported by Autodesk's software. Autodesk Support Graphics Hardware Outdated Support Troubleshooting

Welcome to Autodesk React Structures

BIM & Beam

On behalf of the Autodesk® React Structures team I am pleased to provide you with our first of many Technical Previews of our next generation structural analysis platform.

Automation, Collaboration Key Themes at Autodesk Meeting

ENR Construction

Automating construction and creating a collaborative, seamless cloud-based central space for all aspects of a project cycle dominated the scene at Autodesk University 2017

Autodesk is spending $1.15 billion to acquire two construction tech providers


In keeping with an aggressive business plan focused on software development for the construction industry, Autodesk has made two key acquisitions that it hopes will broaden its construction management platforms

Autodesk Invests in Construction Supply-Chain Manager

ENR Construction

Enhanced Analytical Model in Autodesk Revit 2014

BIM & Beam

Enhanced analytical model improves your ability within Autodesk Revit to manipulate the analytical model to help solve round-tripping issues between Autodesk Revit and structural analysis software In this release the structural analytical model was improved in several different areas.

Reinforced Concrete in Autodesk Revit

BIM & Beam

Autodesk Revit software provides tools for modeling 3D concrete reinforcement in an advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) environment. This book provides insight into how to use these tools in the best way for creating complete, detailed, and accurate reinforcement designs

Autodesk's Thirtieth Birthday

Revit OpEd

Shaan Hurley posts about Autodesk's latest milestone.time flies. Happy Birthday Autodesker's, don't eat too much cake! Autodesk Shaan Hurley News BirthdayI stole this picture from his post.founders "floating" in air.

GRAITEC PowerPack for Autodesk Revit 2016 R2

BIM & Beam

GRAITEC PowerPack for Autodesk® Revit® is an add-on packed with tools that deliver more functionality, better control and more automation for Revit users across all industries.

Linking Autodesk Revit and Robot Structural Analysis Professional - Whitepaper Update

BIM & Beam

This whitepaper contains the updated information on the latest SMXX format as well as the analytical model enhancements in Autodesk Revit. SMXX is the binary file format that contains information about the structural model

Autodesk Insight 360 Survey

Revit OpEd

The Autodesk Insight 360 team has put together an industry marketing survey. Analysis Autodesk Building Performance Insight 360 Product Feedback Request Survey WinI have no idea how many readers of this blog are active users of this product. Just in case. The survey itself is HERE and THEIR BLOG POST provides more information. What's in it for you? Take the survey, enter your email address and you’ll be entered to win one of ten (10) $50 Amazon gift cards.

Tech Toys: Autodesk, John Deere, DPR and NASA flex new offerings

Construction Dive

AutoCAD and Revit 2020 editions are live, and a John Deere simulator kit swaps controls between six machine types. DPR rolls out Skycatch across its projects while NASA brings its tech to the jobsite

Autodesk 360 Rendering Competition

Revit OpEd

Nisha with Autodesk wrote to let me know that they''ve opened a rendering competition, beginning today, to help demonstrate the usefulness of rendering via Autodesk 360. They will select three winners and those three will feature exclusively in their Autodesk® 360 newsletter, worldwide distribution, as well as receive prizes like an iPad, a $500 gift card and more! Visit Rendering in Autodesk® 360 and sign in to your Autodesk® 360 account.

Autodesk AEC Excellence 2016: Submissions Now Open!

BIM & Beam

Your project will be included in a showcase book that will be shared globally once the competition has closed, and may also be considered for an Autodesk success story featured on our website where it will be seen by thousands of visitors.

Autodesk's Latest Acquisition and Investment Pattern Binds Design and Construction

ENR Construction

The moves pull closer into the Autodesk orbit technologies and services that support the conversion of the ideas defined by Autodesk’s design products—the company’s traditional core offerings—into the processes and outcome of construction


Autodesk opens its Forge platform, encouraging more suppliers to build onto it


This month, Autodesk will be rolling out its next generation of BIM 360 products that will include BIM 360 Design and BIM 360 Build modules ( [link] ), making this suite the industry's first unified design-construction platform.

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Autodesk Revit 2016 R2 is Available

BIM & Beam

Autodesk Revit 2016 R2 builds on the speed and project performance improvements that distinguish Revit 2016 and includes more than 25 updates, many requested by users.

Autodesk Desktop App Up but Mostly Down

Revit OpEd

Autodesk Desktop App Issues Troubleshooting Updates WhiningI was pleasantly surprised when Ada started working right after installing Revit 2018. It managed to work long enough to get most everything else installed.

Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Book is Available

Revit OpEd

Ken Marsh published his first book dedicated to Autodesk'' Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2013 (it''s also the first book for it). Ken is a structural engineer and was, until recently, the Revit Structure Quality Assurance Analyst at Autodesk.

Extension for Autodesk Revit 2014 on Autodesk Exchange App

BIM & Beam

A few pack edges of Revit Extension 2014 have been released on the Autodesk Exchange App Store. Civil Structures for Autodesk Revit 2014 Frame Generator for Autodesk Revit 2014 SDNF Import/Export for Autodesk Revit 2014 Composite Design for Autodesk Revit 2014 Excel Based Model Generation for Revit 2014 Timber Framing for Autodesk Revit 2014 Grids Generator for Autodesk Revit 2014 CIS/2 Import/Export for Autodesk Revit 2014 Compare Models for Autodesk Revit 2014

Autodesk to Acquire BuildingConnected, Completes PlanGrid Acquisition

Contractor Magazine

BuildingConnected has built a network of more than 700,000 construction professionals, helping real estate owners and general contractors find and hire qualified contractors for their projects

Autodesk Subscription Concepts Changing

Revit OpEd

If you were at Autodesk University last week (I wasn''t) or at least watching the social media feed from the people you follow on Twitter, Facebook etc. you probably saw something about Autodesk changing how subscription will work in the future. Scott Shepard shared (with Autodesk and blogger for "It''s Alive in the Lab") a transcript of a Q&A session regarding what these changes are likely to mean to Autodesk''s customers.

Autodesk, PlanGrid execs: Acquisition will 'change con-tech landscape'

Construction Dive

Top officials of the two firms talked to Construction Dive about the ways their new union will yield tangible results for end users

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Autodesk's record Q4, FY earnings driven by industry digitization, subscriptions

Construction Dive

The tech company's $2.6 billion revenue for the year is its highest yet, as more AEC employers than ever seek to digitize workflows with its software

Autodesk Releases Revit and Dynamo Software Updates

Construction Dive

Revit 2019 improves the interface while Dynamo 2.0 offers a new file format, simplified script language and easier browsing

Cyborg Project by Autodesk is Nanotech Design on Steroids

Collaborative Construction

Autodesk's Cyborg Project takes center stage at the TED Conference. Autodesk executives and the designers of Project Cyborg believe, however, that they can recreate the thriving commercial ecosystems that the company has now evolved in engineering design at a Lilliputian scale.

Autodesk acquires design studio The Living, will create Autodesk Studio


The Living , David Benjamin''s design studio, has been acquired by Autodesk. Combined, the two will create the Autodesk Studio (part of Autodesk Research ), which will "create new types of buildings, public installations, prototypes and architectural environments," Autodesk''s blog states.

Autodesk University 2013

Revit OpEd

Today is the first formal day of Autodesk University 2013 (AU). It is Autodesk''s premier customer focused training and marketing event. Then Penn AND Teller selected a "volunteer" (Autodesk staffer) from the audience. They turned over the stage to Jeff Kowalski (Autodesk CTO).