Column: AEC
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AEC - Intelligent Modeling   17 May, 2004

As AEC software improves, intelligent modeling approaches such as BIM and parametric modeling gain new fans.More>>

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Keep Up with AEC Technology   10 Apr, 2004

Revitalized A|E|C SYSTEMS howcases new technology for architecture, construction, and facilities management.More>>

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Autodesk Embraces BIM   1 Mar, 2004

Since Autodesk purchased Revit, a seeming competitor to its flagship Architectural Desktop, the AEC community has been wondering, "Where is Autodesk going?" Both products are intelligent building modelers with similar 3D capabilities. This month, I'll clarify the structure and direction...More>>

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The Architect's Answer   1 Jan, 2004

Only a few AEC and multimedia software programs are elegant-they perform as advertised, are easy to learn, and have a good price point. SketchUp 3.0 from @Last Software is one of these programs. It's been at the top of my annual "Essential Presentation Tools" column, May 2003, along with...More>>

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new tools deliver BIM data   1 Dec, 2003

Building model yields valuable information.More>>

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mobile computing goes afield   1 Sep, 2003

Software options help wireless workers stay connected.More>>

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mobile computing goes afield   1 Sep, 2003

Software options help wireless workers stay connected.More>>

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draw it once   1 Jun, 2003

Save time with 3D block libraries and content.More>>

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draw it once   1 Jun, 2003

Save time with 3D block libraries and content.More>>

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essential presentation tools   1 May, 2003

Multimedia options help sell your designs.More>>