Sustainable Design and Civil 3D


Yes, green is everywhere, including the grass.  What i’m referring to is the ongoing discussion being had at all levels about Sustainability.  Generally, this revolves around buildings. But clearly buildings do not sit in a vacuum.  They sit on our gracefully designed sites that elicit immense awe and inspiration.  OK, so mostly perspiration, but that’s another story…

Autodesk is having a series on Sustainability and how the various applications they create can help with the process.  Enough already – why should civil engineer’s care?  Read on….

Autodesk is having a monthly live webcast series to show how

..the principles of sustainable design, methods for sustainable building techniques, and building information modeling (BIM) as a means for multi-disciplinary project teams [can] design, analyze, coordinate and build high-performance, sustainable buildings.

Here’s the schedule:

July 15th, Tuesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Bridging Environmental and Architectural Design to Nurture Renewability

The second webcast is our focus and the most important of course. 🙂

August 12th, Tuesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Sustainable Design and the Civil Engineer

Sept 16th, Tuesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Sustainable Design and the MEP Engineer

October 14th, Tuesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Going Paperless and the Environmental Impact of Architectural Practices

November 11th, Tuesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Trends in Constructability and Waste Reduction: The Architect & General Contractor Partnership

December 9th, Tuesday, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time
The Importance of Design Visualization for Creating Renewable Designs

To sign up, visit this page: www.autodesk.com/sustainable-webcasts

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About Kevin
Hi… I am a husband, father, brother and neighbor. I am employed as a Civil Engineer and have enjoyed playing the drums for the last 30+ years.

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