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A New UI for Smarter Building Documentation

Discover the benefits of the newly redesigned user interface for Smart Documentation, an Autodesk Revit add-on that revolutionizes BIM documentation. With a focus on automation, this tool simplifies drawing generation and reduces repetitive tasks, significantly cutting down the chance of human error. The updated UI, along with enhanced features like advanced filtering and improved Text Notes functionality, ensures users can work more efficiently and accurately than ever before. Explore how these updates can streamline your workflow and boost productivity in your Revit projects.

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Strategies to win more work

Three Strategies to Win More High-Impact Work

Many clients talk about their desire to win more work in specific markets, such as healthcare, institutional, science, and technology buildings—yet find owners in these sectors selective and sophisticated. Breaking into a new market may be difficult, but with the right strategies in place, architects and design engineers can demonstrate value to owners and grow…

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The Evolving Role of Technology in Project Delivery and Contracts

From project procurement to means and methods, the AEC landscape today is evolving at a rapid pace thanks in large part due to today’s more collaborative technology. For architects, engineers, and contractors, it’s an adjustment that likely creates some unease and perhaps distrust. While there’s still plenty of risk aversion and apprehension about sharing models,…

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The Issue with Clear Correspondence: Are You Using Collaboration Tools Effectively?

One of the biggest challenges when using today’s advanced solutions is realizing the potential of all the many capabilities. That’s especially true with sophisticated programs such as Autodesk Build, Autodesk’s cloud-based platform purpose-built to support collaboration and connectivity across a project. The solution includes a range of features and functions. Two of the most invaluable—and…

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How Autodesk Construction Software Helps Support Site Safety

Safety, Software and the Jobsite Effective safety on a construction jobsite is a process, not a product.  We all know that it’s a complicated, orchestrated dance to ensure the safety of people around an active site, with many moving pieces.  It’s one reason for the increased development and use of wearables, site sensors, drones and…

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U.S. CAD, An ARKANCE Company, Celebrates 25th Anniversary

April 30, 2024, IRVINE, California – U.S. CAD, An ARKANCE Company, a leading provider of technology and services to the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner-operator (AECO) industry, is proud to celebrate 25 years of pioneering innovation, providing the industry with cutting-edge technology and value-added services that have enabled countless customer firms, projects in the built…

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Embracing our Future as ARKANCE

In 2024, ARKANCE will reveal a fresh new look for its brand identity, marking an important milestone in our innovation journey and commitment to service excellence. As part of our strategic alignment with ARKANCE, U.S. CAD, An ARKANCE Company, will transition our brand and company name to ARKANCE, Formerly U.S. CAD, at the end of…

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Connecting the Dots; Resolving Disconnects

The design and construction of any asset, no matter scope or scale, requires a truly unique mix of people, technologies and techniques. For Andrell Laniewicz, successfully supporting those working in this environment necessarily requires cross-discipline experience as well.  She started her journey with a Master of Architecture degree from the Savannah College of Art and…

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A Q/A with the Experts About the Evolving BIM Ecosystem

BIM managers, engineers, architects and others joined BIM experts to get answers about top-of-mind questions or concerns around BIM workflows, tools and techniques. In the Ask the Experts – Bring Method to the Madness webinar, experts focused on tips and best practices for making the most of BIM on projects of all scopes and scale….

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ARKANCE and its Subsidiary U.S. CAD, Acquire CADD Microsystems, and Extend Leadership and Coverage as a National Player in the USA

April 9, 2024, PARIS, France & IRVINE, California – ARKANCE and its subsidiary U.S. CAD in the United States, a leading provider of technology and services to the architecture, engineering, construction, and owner-operator (AECO) industry, today announced the acquisition of CADD Microsystems, a United States-based consulting and software firm specializing in the design, build, and…

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