concrete


  • The 2D to BIM Story: A Better Approach to Concrete Design and Detailing

    CAD has helped grow the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry far beyond manually produced paper drawings, empowering us to produce more complex, more accurate designs. Today, the AEC industry continues to face new challenges, including financial constraints that increase pressure to deliver projects more quickly and accurately. As a result, AEC firms are evolving…


  • AU2020 Structure

    Top 5 structural sessions at AU 2020

    Here are our top picks for sessions at Autodesk University 2020 pertaining to structural design, engineering, and fabrication.


  • Naviate Rebar Extension is Available

    Back in September, we shared that Autodesk technology partner Symetri would deliver the reinforcement extension capabilities within Revit Extensions as part of their Naviate Rebar Extension. They have now released this functionality. We are excited to have this agreement in place with Symetri to improve the capabilities of Revit for BIM-based reinforcement detailing. FAQ Price: Naviate Rebar Extension…


  • Updates to Revit Extensions for timber and rebar

    Customers have historically used Revit for concrete rebar and timber modeling and documentation including use of  Autodesk productivity extensions delivered as Revit® Extensions. However, in recent years many customers have found value in adopting automated Revit apps provided by regional technology partners, particularly for timber and reinforcement. For this reason, as of April 20, 2018, Autodesk…


  • Free Form Rebar Aligned Distribution in Revit 2019.1

    Building on Autodesk’s strategy to make Revit a robust model authoring tool for designing and detailing, the Revit 2019.1 release includes an important update for concrete detailers and engineers that will help to increase modeling versatility, accuracy, and productivity. I am excited to share this new feature with you—take a look! Free Form Rebars can…


  • BIM for Reinforced Concrete – From Design to Detailing in One Model

    This is the third blog post in a series that discusses the advantages of working on concrete projects in a BIM process for structural engineers. Before we dive in, let’s quickly review the four benefits of BIM for engineers: Combines the versatility of 2D documentation with the higher level of fidelity and accuracy of 3D…