Autodesk

Smart Buildings

Incorporating BIM Data into IWMS & BIoT Platforms for Building Operations & Maintenance

August 8th, 2022
Smart Cities

Scandinavian Minimalist Design Seeps into Smart Urban Development

February 10th, 2021
Smart Cities

Autodesk Continues its Digital Construction Crusade with Spacemaker.ai Acquisition

Last week, US-based software giant Autodesk announced the acquisition of Norway-based urban development startup Spacemaker.ai for a reported $240 million. The all-cash-deal is the latest in a string of acquisitions that repeatedly underline Autodesk’s determination to drive the digital evolution in the infamously antiquated construction sector. For a company that also serves the engineering, manufacturing, […]

Smart Cities

The Digital Disruption for Post-COVID Construction

“While sectors such as retail and manufacturing have reinvented themselves, construction seems stuck in a time warp,” states a 2018 report by McKinsey & Co. that echos the voice of the whole industry over the last few decades. “Construction lags significantly behind other sectors in its use of digital tools and is slow to adopt […]

Smart Cities

BIM & GIS Combine to Advance the Digital Twin for Smarter Cities

The digital twin has become a holy grail for the smart city. A virtual model of a city, or a digital replica of the physical world, digital twins allow the simulation of plans before implementing them, exposing problems before they become a reality. From urban planning to land-use optimization, digital twins have the power to […]

Smart Buildings

Using Generative Design, Buildings can Mimic the World’s Greatest Designer – Mother Nature

There are few better designers in this world than Mother Nature herself. Not short on time, Nature’s evolutionary approach to design weeds out weaknesses and promotes strengths over millions and even billions of years in order to create masterpieces that seem perfectly suited for their environments. From lichen, to dragonflies, to humans, each successful life […]

Smart Buildings

BIM And The Cloud

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is being described as a game-changing technology and even a cultural shift for the construction and smart buildings sector. Meanwhile, cloud computing has moved from an essential backstage structure of the internet to becoming a household name, representing a new age of information and communications technology (ICT). These two forces are […]

Smart Buildings

Strategic Alliances and Investments in the Smart Buildings Landscape

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson of Tomlinson Business Research. Partnerships and investments can play an increasingly important role in implementing strategic goals, particularly in providing access to the range of innovative technologies being developed for the smart buildings marketplace. While acquisitions are also being regularly undertaken by the building technology players as an […]

Smart Buildings,Smart Cities

White House Announces $160 Million New Smart Cities Initiative

This week, the US government has announced a new Smart Cities Initiative that will invest over $160 million in federal research and leverage more than 25 new technology collaborations to help local communities tackle key challenges such as reducing traffic congestion, fighting crime, fostering economic growth, managing the effects of a changing climate, and improving […]

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