Software

Image New software library represents space rather than just building fabric to aid analysis

Image In 2015, Autodesk released Project Fractal to investigate generative design in AEC. It has now evolved into Project Refinery

Image Momentum might be with cloud, but there’s a lot to be said for an internal management system completely under your control

Image Peregrine software designed to find optimal designs in seconds, particularly during the conceptual phase

Image Software now allows users to load Arkio creations directly into Revit and Enscape

Image Unity also reveals big plans for the software with current roadmap and potential future developments

Image New integration allows AEC teams to collaborate on BIM content in VR/AR from anywhere

Image Microdesk ARID uses ML and AI to analyse assets names and values, identify inconsistencies and make recommendations

Image Greg Corke reports on an easy to use rendering add-on for V-Ray that uses lightfields to bring new levels of interactivity and dynamism to 360 VR renders

Image Project Information management tool said to offer ‘smarter way’ to manage project deliverables and communication

Image New features include support for McNeel Grasshopper through a dedicated connection

Image Real-time rendering tool Enscape has just had a major overhaul, laying the groundwork for real time ray tracing with Nvidia RTX

Image Platform helps construction teams to connect, report, collaborate and manage International engineering projects

Image Physically-based, AI accelerated ray tracing technology embedded in ACCA Edificius

Image Verity Photo enables users to snap photos of a project site, the align them to a coordination model to identify mistakes

Image Support for standalone VR headset extends reach of team-wide VR collaboration for architecture and design

Image Advanced RFIs and Project Hub designed to boost project visibility and extend workflows to site

Image New technology designed to make it easier for construction workers to feed data into the project’s BIM model

Image With MS Project integration, contractors can get their project schedule up and running in seconds says the Australian firm

Image New integration between Leica Captivate / iCON and Autodesk BIM 360 to streamline communication and collaboration