Tag Archives: Infrastructure

Printing with Autodesk Infrastructure MAP Server

Posted on April 18, 2017 by Synergis Product Support Manager, Darin Green When building your AIMS project in Infrastructure Studio, we tend to forget key components for user interaction. The component we’re discussing in this article is related to Printing. Out of the box, there’s a default Print component added to every layout. However, it appears to be non-user friendly by

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3 Reasons CAD won’t cut it for transportation anymore

Why traditional CAD (era 1: documentation) isn’t enough Here are three reasons Drew Olsen thinks that is the case: In-context design will improve design – you can’t do that in era 1. Design accuracy can start much earlier – speeding detailed design workflows later – better decisions means improved project outcomes – this is era 3 talk here and you aren’t anywhere near

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BIM for Infrastructure

Business owners, project manager, and civil engineers and designers are looking to Building Information Modeling (BIM) for insight that allows them to create and manage projects faster, more economically, and with less environmental impact. Manage profitability, minimize project and business risk, maintain competitive advantage, win more projects, minimize errors and rework, and improve collaboration – just some of the advantages of leveraging

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InfraWorks 360: Day in the Life – Part 3

In this final blog post, these short videos show how you can: Move into Detailed Design Communicate your Detailed Design Take advantage of the InfraWorks 360 Benefits What’s next? Start using InfraWorks 360 in your design process. If you own Infrastructure Design Suite Premium or Ultimate you already have access to InfraWorks 360 LT. Want access to the full InfraWorks

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InfraWorks: Day in the Life – Part 2

InfraWorks 360 offers tools for: Early-stage design: quickly create multiple proposals with intuitive user experience and sketching and layout capabilities Analysis: import data to create models, measure distances and areas as well as dynamic site analysis Model creation: access GIS data from USGS and OpenStreetMap and use point cloud enhancements to easily automate model creation Visualization: realistic visual effects allow

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InfraWorks 360: Day in the Life – Part 1

Easily convey preliminary design intent in a real-world, contextual environment with InfraWorks 360. With InfraWorks 360 incorporated into your planning process you can efficiently access and integrate data from multiple sources into highly accurate models. The combination between 3D model building capabilities and cloud technology gives you a design tool to confidently envision the full potential of your project. How

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[Webcast] Visualize, collaborate, and validate with Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite

Do you have the tools to: Plan, design, build, and document your civil infrastructure development projects Explore and analyze civil engineering design and development options Develop visuals to help speed the agency approval process Optimize construction costing for transportation, land, utility and water projects With Civil 3D inside the Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite, you have the tools – And we’ll

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Regaining America’s infrastructure Leadership: A Six-Point Plan

Autodesk and CG/LA infrastructure brought together infrastructure experts from 45 leading companies in the US Infrastructure industry to discuss how to work better with local governments, financial organizations and academic institutions to improve infrastructure leadership. The current US Infrastructure rating of D+, as graded by the American Society of Civil Engineers, is the result of poor conditions, with much of

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Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)

We know that MAP-21 is a just few months old and we are constantly receiving questions on what that means to our infrastructure clients.  So we did a little research and found this overview. On July 6, 2012,  President Obama signed into law P.L. 112-141, the Moving Ahead for Progress in  the 21st Century Act (MAP-21).  Funding surface transportation programs

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Envision Sustainability Rating System for Infrastructure Projects

Earlier this year, the Institute for Sustainability for Infrastructure released a product called Envision that will rate Infrastructure designs for future sustainability to include the projected life span of a project taking into account all the dimensions of sustainability:  economic, social, and environmental. It may be very similar to the LEED certification for building projects. In August, the first class

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