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AEC From the Ground Up: Plant and Piping Software   30 Sep, 2004
By: AIA ,H. Edward Goldberg

A Large segment of the CAD industry is dedicated to plant piping software. Designers and engineers in any industry that moves or manufactures liquids use this genre of software. Piping systems are found in locations as diverse as oil platforms, atomic energy plants, and food and beverage...more >>

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Calculating BIM's Return on Investment   21 Sep, 2004
By: AIA ,Rick Rundell

A simple formula calculates return on investment when you’re considering a new BIM system.

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AEC From the Ground Up: Are You Up to Standards?   14 Sep, 2004
By: AIA ,H. Edward Goldberg

One of the best ways to ensure that your CAD department is productive is to create and work according to a set of CAD standards. Doing so helps new employees learn their jobs quickly, speeds projects to completion with greater accuracy, and facilitates more effective data exchange with clients and...more >>

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AEC From the Ground Up: Multimedia Presentation Tools   15 Aug, 2004
By: AIA ,H. Edward Goldberg

For 2004, industry trends are heading toward high-quality digital presentations for presentation boards, the Internet, and CD-ROM and DVD.

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Old Standard Taps BIM Data for New Uses   15 Aug, 2004
By: AIA ,Rick Rundell

A tried-and-true data translator, the ODBC standard retrieves building information modeling data for use in a growing list of architectural applications.

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Building Information Modeling Rolls Out in South Africa   14 Jul, 2004
By: AIA ,Rick Rundell

South African design firms embrace building information modeling.

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Green Is Good   14 Jun, 2004
By: AIA ,Rick Rundell

Design green buildings using BIM data and Web-based energy analysis tools.

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Architectural Desktop 2005   31 May, 2004
By: AIA ,H. Edward Goldberg

Autodesk's updated architectural tools make a strong team.

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Autodesk Building Systems 2005   31 May, 2004
By: AIA ,H. Edward Goldberg

AUTODESK BUILDING SYSTEMS 2005 is a comprehensive solution for building engineering. Built on the object CAD technology of Architectural Desktop 2005, Autodesk Building Systems 2005 includes features for architects and structural engineers as well as all the functionality of AutoCAD 2005, enabling...more >>

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Keep Up with AEC Technology   9 Apr, 2004
By: AIA ,H. Edward Goldberg

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