Tekla Global BIM Awards recognize projects that are pushing the boundaries of BIM to create the worlds most impressive structural designs. This year, 73 winners of local Tekla BIM Awards from around the world competed for the global prize, demonstrating the advancement of BIM and construction.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the project finalists in the 2016 Be Inspired Awards program. The annual awards honor the extraordinary work of Bentley users advancing infrastructure design, construction, and operations throughout the world.
For the last four years Autodesk has sponsored the Excellence in Infrastructure Competition to showcase stellar examples of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in action within the civil engineering industry. This years competition includes building and construction categories, and showcases projects embracing the future of making things for architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and civil infrastructure through the use of innovative and connected BIM technologies.
Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that all 15 state DOTs and agencies using AssetWise InspectTech achieved compliance with annual Federal Highway Administration MAP-21 National Bridge Inventory, and National Bridge Element reporting requirements and successfully submitted reports on time.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf lauded PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards for the departments innovative mobile construction app, noting that use of the mobile technology by field staff is helping save money and meeting the administrations GO-TIME challenge for state government to work smarter.
AEC TECH NEWS: Bentley OpenRoads Navigator CONNECT Edition brings the civil Engineering office to...
Bentley Systems announced OpenRoads Navigator CONNECT Edition, providing civil and transportation professionals quick access to civil design information in the field. OpenRoads Navigator supports Windows, iOS, and Android.
Bentley Fellow Dr. Zheng Yi Wu and a team from Rutgers University jointly published a paper, Analysis of Dominant Factors Associated with Hurricane Damages to Residential Structures Using the Rough Set Theory, in the March 29, 2016 issue of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) journal Natural Hazards Review. The research leveraged data collected from advanced remote sensing technologies.
Innovyze released InfoMaster LCCA for developing a sound long-term, cost-efficient asset rehabilitation program based on a Life Cycle Cost Analysis that takes total ownership costs into account.
AEC TECH NEWS: Bentleys OpenRoads ConceptStation quickly produces conceptual roadway designs in real-world context
Bentley Systems announced OpenRoads ConceptStation, a conceptual modeling application that enables rapid and iterative conceptual and preliminary design, leveraging contextual information obtained through point clouds, reality meshes, GIS, and other sources.