Early Design
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BIM and Autodesk Ecotect (1-2-3 Revit Tutorial)   1 Dec, 2008

How BIM and Autodesk Ecotect help architects understand their conceptual building design's performance.More>>

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Adding Tolerances to an Autodesk Inventor Model Sketch (Avatech Tricks Tutorial)   1 Sep, 2008

The more information that's stored in your model, the more robust the model becomes.More>>

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NextEngine 3D Scanner (Cadalyst Labs Review)   1 May, 2008

Reverse-engineering tool is affordable, versatile, and easy to use.More>>

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Trends in Reverse Engineering   1 May, 2008

Affordability and greater ease of use result in more respect for the reverse-engineering market.More>>

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Reverse Engineering an Antique Italian Treasure (Case Study)   1 May, 2008

An architecture student enlists reverse engineering to survey an historic synagogue and produce an accurate architectural model.More>>

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AliasStudio 2008 (Cadalyst Labs Review)   1 Jan, 2008

Software combines 2D digital sketching and solid-like 3D surface creation.More>>

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Conceptual Inspiration for Less Than $200 (Tech Trends Feature)   1 Nov, 2007

Triple Squid dives into the CAD pool with a low-cost modeler.More>>

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Alibre Design and Google SketchUp (Alibre Options Tutorial)   1 Aug, 2007

Alibre 3D publisher combines Alibre with Google SketchUp for free.More>>

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Geomagic Studio 9 (First Look Review)   14 May, 2007

Polygon reducer balances detail and file size to simplify 3D model repurposing.More>>

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From Ether to Clay with Ease   9 Apr, 2007

Charged with redesigning its luxurious SUV, Honda Canada turns to AliasStudio for 3D modeling, design and surface creation.More>>