New 3-D modeling program now available

Model-based design software, Tekla Structural Designer, is now available for architects, engineers, and construction professionals to effectively analyze and design 3-D multi-material buildings. Fully automated design features, as well as high-quality documentation and building information modeling (BIM) allows users to create various project aspects from steel framing to concrete slab design in a single design model. The program provides the ability to compare alternate design schemes, manage changes, and collaborate with other team members. Other …

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Interlocking concrete pavement software gets an update

Permeable Design Pro Software v2.0, originally released by the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) in 2008, has been updated to include computer-aided design (CAD) design output. The program is able to generate permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) cross-section drawings with base and subbase thicknesses. Additionally, solutions for stormwater management in pedestrian areas, parking lots, and streets can be evaluated. Based on the information submitted by the user, outputs can include an underdrain, geotextile, and impermeable …

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New management program for construction professionals released

ARC Document Solutions has released SkySite—a cloud-based document management software for architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professionals. With the file-sharing program, users can manage, distribute, and collaborate on documents from both mobile and desktop devices. Additional features include document synchronization, real-time mark-up capabilities, enhanced security, and activity-tracking. SkySite can also be integrated with ARC service centres for further end-to-end document management, digital hardcopy conversion, and uploading. For more information, visit www.skysiteproject.com.

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New natural stone selection app available

Marble Institute of America (MIA) has released Stones of North America Version 3, providing design and construction professionals with access to detailed information about stones quarried in North America. The free, comprehensive iPad app includes 31 new natural stones from more than 100 quarries, programming updates, and companion websites providing additional information. Architects, builders, and design professionals can search for natural stones by type, color, intended use, and distance from the project. For each type, …

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Stormwater calculator

The second phase of the National Stormwater Calculator and Climate Assessment Tool has been released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The desktop application is able to estimate the annual amount of stormwater runoff in specific locations. Now, the tool includes seasonal precipitation levels, effects of high-intensity storms, and changes in evaporation rates. Future climate scenarios have also been added to the program’s second phase in addition to local soil conditions, slope, landcover, …

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SketchUp updates

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