Civil 3D Training Resources for Beginners and Pros

Making the move to AutoCAD Civil 3D is a big step up for many agencies and public sector teams. Whether you’re coming off using Land Desktop or AutoCAD for your civil infrastructure projects, Civil 3D can seem like a daunting leap forward, despite the many benefits the software brings in terms of greater efficiencies, long-term cost-savings, and reduced errors. It’s something we often hear from our government clients.

5 “Must-Watch” InfraWorks 360 Classes from Autodesk University

Autodesk University (AU) is a great event for anyone looking to explore new innovations in digital design or brush up on their software skills. But not all public sector organizations have the budget to send their CAD teams to AU. No problem! AU has assembled a catalog of on-demand sessions that you can watch for free. You can also download the presentations, workbooks, and transcripts to keep by your side as you explore what you’ve learned.

Tips and Tricks to Make Your Revit Drawings and Presentations Look Great

Looking to improve the look of your Revit presentations? Revit includes some powerful out-of-the box graphic features such to render and make your drawings looks great. Many of these use non-Revit-like presentation techniques to help you develop your own artistic style.

Not using them yet? Check out this online session from Autodesk University in which Steven Shell, co-founder and chair of the Southern Arizona Revit Users Group offers tips, tricks and techniques for making your drawings look great.

How to Integrate CAD and BIM Standards for AEC Projects

If you thought BIM was going to eclipse CAD in the AEC world, think again. Even with the growing adoption of Revit, CAD is still being used on a lot of projects. So CAD folks and BIM folks need to learn to get along – capitalizing on BIM tools while making sure any AutoCAD 2D-based work is completed correctly.

Of course, that’s easier said than done. Ensuring your CAD files are compatible with Revit can be challenging. So where do you start?