AEC Collection


  • Data Exchange Connectors: what they are, new releases, and more!

    Earlier this year, we introduced a new cloud-based sharing capability — Data Exchange. Data Exchanges enable you to share your data more easily across the apps and teams you work with every day. Through exchanges, you and your partners can work with the subsets of data you need – instead of entire design models –…


  • Five New Cloud Enhancements Highlight Autodesk’s 2023 AEC Releases

    With the launch of Autodesk’s 2023 products to the AEC Collection, new debuts for working with data in the cloud take center stage. In this post, we cover 5 new services and workflows, some in technology preview, which are available to AEC Collection subscribers. These can help you improve how you setup and standardize projects,…


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    Introducing Usage Reporting: Make data-driven decisions about your Autodesk products

    Wondering if your team is making the most efficient use of your software? Before now, your choice was either to keep wondering or engage in time-intensive, manual tracking of users, products, and versions. But Autodesk’s new usage reporting* functionality takes the guesswork and slog out of tracking who is using what product and how often. This…


  • Right On Track: 5 Innovative Trends that Showcase the Future of Rail

    Rail has come a long way since James Watt introduced a method of transforming steam power into a circular motion back in 1763. With the invention of steam engines and a growing network of railroad tracks, the railway industry quickly became an economic boon throughout the world, moving goods and people on a mass scale. It…


  • Steel Workflow from Early Concept to Fabrication using AEC Collection – Part 2

    In this blog post, I’ll continue the subject I started a few weeks ago. In the part 1 I covered how structural designers and engineers can collaborate and how AEC Collection helps them connect design with analysis. In this part let’s focus on verification of steel connections, detailing and fabrication. During the project process from…


  • Steel Workflow from Early Concept to Fabrication using AEC Collection – Part 1

    Traditional structural engineering workflows involve a variety of challenges. Structural engineers typically start the design process by getting familiar with the architect’s design by interpreting architectural drawings or general 3D conceptions. From those drawings most structural engineering offices will create at least two different visions of the project by creating a design of the physical…