These Documentaries Will Transform How You Think About Construction

inspiring construction documentaries

Grab the popcorn because Autodesk University 2020 has exclusive media content that you don’t want to miss! If you haven’t heard, it’s AU week (November 17-20), and the all free and digital global event features exciting keynotes and announcements, hundreds of on-demand and live educational sessions, and more. 

As part of the world-class virtual event experience, AU 2020 features several inspirational construction documentaries and series. Get a teaser of what’s premiered below. To get the full cinematic experience, make sure you check out the full documentaries out for yourself by logging in or registering for Autodesk University. 

True Stories of Connected Construction

Get ready to be inspired! Learn how leading architecture, engineering, and construction teams from around the world are reimagining what’s possible. Using Autodesk technology, they are bringing groundbreaking projects to life in often unexpected and challenging circumstances. Watch the documentaries to see how trailblazers make connected construction a reality. Want to taste of what to expect? Watch the trailers below:

Building Nightingale

Learn how a passionate and integrated team of designers and contractors in the UK came together to build rapid response hospitals to support COVID-19 patients in only nine days. 

Building The Kendeda Building for Innovative Sustainable Design

Discover how a design and construction team reimagined sustainability and came together to build one of the most sustainable and energy net-positive buildings in the sweltering heat of the Southern United States. 

Building Sydney Coliseum Theatre

See how a marginalized community is being brought back to life with the construction of a fresh and iconic entertainment venue using modern prefabrication techniques.  

Building the Afsluitdijk 

Understand how the urgency of sea-level rise and climate change challenged the design and construction team to respond to the revitalization of a 100-year old dike in the Netherlands. 

Visit the documentary page to see the full films! 

Grace Ellis

As Manager of Content Marketing Strategy at Autodesk and Editor in Chief of the Digital Builder Blog, Grace has nearly 15 years of experience creating world-class content for technology firms. She has been working within the construction technology space for the last 6+ years and is passionate about empowering industry professionals with cutting-edge tools and leading strategies that improve the quality of their jobs and lives.