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Making Something from Nothing: New Ways of Using InfraWorks for Your Design

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    Have you encountered any challenges when creating a site context 3D model for a new project or proposal without sufficient survey data? This class will focus on workflows that will enable you to better create, evaluate, and communicate conceptual designs using InfraWorks software, Civil 3D software, and Revit software. We'll demonstrate how to build concept models from scratch by using the InfraWorks Model Builder tool, and we'll make modifications to the surface in InfraWorks by using imported 2D layout data from AutoCAD software and Civil 3D. Also, we will show the bidirectional workflow between Civil 3D and InfraWorks for grading design options and exporting out as IMX from InfraWorks to Civil 3D and converting them as toposurface in Revit for site work via publishing surfaces and linking topography to and from Autodesk Construction Cloud. Finally, we will cover the best practices to append the InfraWorks-exported FBX into Navisworks software for federated model with collaboration options like Autodesk Construction Cloud/BIM 360 and Shared View/web view links.

    Key Learnings

    • Learn where and how to find the data (i.e., terrain, ground imagery, GIS) to build your model environment.
    • Learn the efficient workflows between InfraWorks, Civil 3D, and Revit for generating a content-rich site model.
    • Learn workflows to extract data from Infraworks and your design model to Navisworks at world coordinates.
    • Learn best practices to host and share your federated models by using Autodesk Construction Cloud.