tips and tricks


  • road-highway-cityscape-background

    Learn how to design roadways in Civil 3D

    Part 1: Gathering GIS data and creating surfaces Great road design is about engineering a safe, efficient way to get around — and it relies on accurate modeling of real-world conditions, from traffic flow to topography. Autodesk Civil 3D is a powerful application for roadway design that allows seamless integration with geographical and environmental data…


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    From Inspiration to Action

    If you’ve been to Autodesk University (AU), no doubt you’ve heard inspiring stories of Autodesk customers doing amazing things with the software. If you have not been to AU, we have you covered—but it’s a fantastic event that you really should try to attend. Fortunately, those customer success stories are not just reserved for a…


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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…


  • Mixed use development Connected Learning Hubrchitect

    Uplevel your architectural practice with new resources from Autodesk

    Are you an architect who needs to coordinate your design across an extended project team including BIM managers, structural, MEP, and civil engineers (to name a few)? Do you have questions about how to work better as a team across disciplines or with firms collaborating on the same projects? Are you looking to connect with…


  • Dynamo Extension for Advance Steel 2019

    Dynamo Extension for Advance Steel 2019

    Autodesk recently released the Dynamo Extension for Advance Steel 2019, which helps structural engineers drive the geometry and behavior of Advance Steel elements from Dynamo. The Dynamo Extension for Advance Steel adds the functionalities of Dynamo to Advance Steel, to help you quickly generate complex structures using Advance Steel beams and plates. You can assign…


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    Advance Steel Tips, Tricks, and Workflows You’ll Want to Try at the Office

    When you think Autodesk University, you probably think about learning the latest trends and technologies but also tips & tricks on your favorite products. And that’s just what you’ll find! For this post, I’m going to summarize some of the Advance Steel tips and tricks that I described in my class “Advance Steel Tips, Tricks,…