Category Archives: Building

Hurricane-Proof Construction Methods Can Prevent the Destruction of Communities

New hurricane-proof construction methods and flexible building materials have the potential to save buildings and the people who live in them. The four hurricanes that slammed into heavily populated areas from the Caribbean to Texas this summer are inching toward a half-trillion-dollar price tag in damages—to say nothing of the work and wages missed by shutting down entire cities. Buildings are

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Webinar: Affordable, Secure, and Easy Collaboration for AEC with C4R

The Autodesk Cloud services are continuing to remove the barriers between Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Owners to connect diversified teams with a common source of project data. Until recently, this process was costly, difficult, and a security concern. Autodesk Collaboration for Revit enables this process by hosting the shared models in an accessible safe and secure location in the cloud.

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Revit 2018 – Shared Site Bug

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Bill Knittle Following a recent Revit 2018 Advanced course, I uncovered a problem in Revit 2018 and I immediately issued the problem to Autodesk Support. The bug involves the new feature Geo-referencing. This feature was meant to ease the coordination of Civil coordinates within Revit. Unfortunately, this broke a legacy workflow called

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Lehigh Valley BIM Professionals Group Meeting

Please join us at the upcoming Lehigh Valley BIM Professionals Group Meeting, which is taking place on Friday, October 13, 2017. Topics for the meeting include Virtual Reality and Revizto, a visual collaboration software that turns your BIM and CAD models into navigable 3D environment. Learn more about these and how you can leverage them in your workflow. Here is your

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We’ll be at Autodesk University 2017, will you?

Insight. Innovation. Inspiration. Get it all at AU Las Vegas 2017. Synergis is proud to be an official Reseller Sponsor at Autodesk University 2017. Join us to discover the best ways to work, what the future holds, and how to stay competitive. Learn from industry experts with in-depth tutorials, hands-on labs, and lively discussions. Explore the newest technologies in the

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BIM 360 Docs Update

If you haven’t checked out the BIM 360 Docs Release Notes recently, lots has been happening: As of last week, a new version of the iOS app is now available, with support for private and published markups, improved hyperlink capabilities, and usability improvements. Last month, BIM 360 Docs updates include support locking and unlocking drawings, models, and other files in the

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How Technology-Enabled Collaboration Will Streamline Engineering Economics

The work of fabrication companies forms the backbone of stadiums, skyscrapers, and cities. But the real challenge these businesses face isn’t just creating and installing the puzzle pieces of these increasingly complex designs. It’s also managing the peaks and valleys of multiple projects with factory throughput to maximize cash flow and streamline engineering economics. Disruptions to supply chains and cash-flow

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