Sunday, February 28, 2010

Autodesk BIM for Construction Recorded Screencast

There is a great overview of BIM for Construction at this link: It discusses tools you can use to gain a competitive advantage by improving planning, cost forecasting, project control, and collaboration.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

ENR Virtual Design & Construction Webcast Recordings

All three of the recent ENR webcast recordings for Virtual Design and Construction are now available at

“Collaborative Virtual Design & Construction for Infrastructure: Teams, Technologies, Projects
Part I: Transportation's Transition to Information Modeling (Dec 9, 2009)
Part II: Gaining Ground in the Utilities Market Using Information Modeling (Jan 13, 2010)
Part III: Information Modeling for Government Facilities (Feb 10, 2010)

These webcasts were sponsored by Autodesk.

Monday, February 22, 2010

AutoCAD Civil / AutoCAD Civil 3D Consolidation & AutoCAD Civil 3D $1500 Discount

Autodesk is consolidating AutoCAD Civil and AutoCAD Civil 3D software into a single product. Existing AutoCAD Civil subscription contracts which are current as of April 20, 2010 will receive AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 when it becomes available.


Along with consolidating AutoCAD Civil and AutoCAD Civil 3D, Autodesk is lowering the price of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Now though March 25, 2010, new licenses of AutoCAD Civil 3D are eligible for a $1500 discount when purchased with subscription.