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Ever played SIM City! I love it. You get to decide how your entire city is designed. You create roads, neighborhoods, parks, police and fire stations, schools and libraries and more. As the master architect of your city, you decide....well,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at BIM on the Rocks
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The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now. -- Chinese Proverb Author: Jerry Bartels A young man walked into his backyard tired from weekend chores. He thought to himself how wonderful... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Author: Allison Huffman If you can see it...even if you can't physically see it.... you can still model it. What do you get if you take 40+ people on a bus tour through Las Vegas with a bunch of tablets?... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Author: Brett Casson The design and construction of transportation and building projects have never been more complex, and these two sectors have been at the pointy end of the innovation stick. Understanding site conditions are not only a necessity for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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It's July and here at 'the desk', that means we are preparing for Autodesk University. Even if you haven't started to think about it, I'm getting really excited about what I saw submitted for class topics this year and for... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Author: Karen Weiss, P.E. If you are the type of person that follows the comings and goings of US DOTs as it relates to technology acquisition and adoption, you might remember that back in June 2011, the California Department of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Guest author: Everett Clary, Anchorage Municipal Light & Power Marty's Delorian has nothing on us! Going back in time to see and manage our underground facilities is totally possible with Autodesk Recap. Why is this so important to us? Underground... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Author: Christian Frank iNFRANEA uses BIM to model, coordinate, and plan a river-widening project on the River Waal Nijmegen where more than ten different disciplines contribute to this project. Their designs cover every aspect—from the permanent changes to the river... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Want to create memorable project proposals…gain a competitive edge …extend design capabilities? Civil infrastructure projects are being impacted by increasing project complexities, competition, and technology innovation. In the face of this change, maintaining the status quo is not an option.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Author: Karen Weiss, P.E. When I first came to work for Autodesk six years ago, only a handful of my highway engineering friends had ever heard of the company. This awareness amongst highway engineers has changed dramatically in the past... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Guest author: John Rodriguez, BIM Manager at Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. I recently joined Fuscoe Engineering, Inc. as BIM Manager, serving all six of the company’s Southern and Northern California locations. For 20+ years, Fuscoe has delivered civil engineering, survey &... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Here's a little Friday fun - from BIM on the Rocks! Can you imagine twenty years from now - maybe even fewer - kids will make a video laughing about the tools we use today - the look and feel,... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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US High Speed Rail Association West Coast Meeting which is to be held June 2-4 is going to be at the Autodesk Gallery in San Francisco for part of this event, June 2-3. Lisa Campbell, vice president of Autodesk, will... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Guest author: Erin Sorensen, Idaho Power In 2004 I was a punk kid still in drafting school, okay, maybe just an unconventional student. Age 20, single mother, and working part time at a comedy club - I got lucky to... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
Here's a little Friday fun for you... The Autodesk 3DRV tour is underway. What? We're going on a good ole' fashion family vacation? You betcha! 100+ scheduled stops. 8 months. 1 writer. A million stories. Led by TJ McCue, host,... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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How you ask? Submit your project today and get recongized for excellence in infrastructure. Want to get more visibility to your successful projects? Want the media interested? Want some recognition among other peers in the industry? How do you get... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Author: Brett Casson So when you are driving and parking or you go and do the weekly grocery shop at a supermarket, what is the first thing that comes to mind? And no its not “this is the most boring... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Author: Jerry Bartels Several years ago, Autodesk broke ground (pardon the pun) on a new initiative called cloud services. Essentially, harnessing the infinite power of the cloud to perform complex calculations that would otherwise bring a single computer to its... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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Hello folks! Welcome our first guest blogger! We felt that the topic was so important that we'd just include this as one instead of two posts. Guest Blogger: Dr. Anne Kemp Director, BIM Strategy and Implementation at Atkins and chair... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
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BIM on the Rocks 'under new management' Hello to all you Dana followers! For a long time you’ve had quite the expert in civil engineering at the helm here at BIM on the ROCKS. While Dana focuses on being face-to-face... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at BIM on the Rocks
Have you seen these tutorial videos? http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgYKCHjym6mQnRDgH-r24SP3tRoAwkoNM
Toggle Commented Jul 19, 2013 on InfraWorks for Mining Projects at BIM on the Rocks
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Back in the Project Galileo days, we noticed this guy kept posting amazing screen captures of mines on Twitter. His name is Matt Dalton and he works for SRK Consulting in the UK. A few months later, we managed to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2013 at BIM on the Rocks
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We all have different learning styles. Maybe you learn best by printing out an entire drainage manual and settling down to read it in a long bubble bath. If you are more of a visual person, it may help to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2013 at BIM on the Rocks
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One of the customers that I look after is Alcoa and their subsidiaries, including Kawneer. As I was looking through Kawneer’s sun control products, I saw that they had Revit Families published on their website. I had an idea- what... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2013 at BIM on the Rocks
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There are few activities more satisfying that moving earth. Sometimes you move earth with a bulldozer. Sometimes you put on your crocs and your fairy wings and just get right to stomping. I read an article today about how one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2013 at BIM on the Rocks