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Fabrication: Moving Outside Your Comfort Zone

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It’s not about “me,” it’s about “we.” Michael LeFevre, retired architect and current leader of a design thinktank, believes designers, contractors, owners, trade contractors, technologists, and strategists all need to work together to bring about a shift in the construction industry toward a collaboration-focused business model. In his 2019 book, …

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Autodesk Fabrication: Reduce Workload with Specifications/Pressure Classes – Part 2

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Autodesk Fabrication: Reduce Workload with Specifications/Pressure Classes – Part 2 There are many benefits in using Autodesk Fabrication software when you take the time to set up your specifications (pressure classes) for all ductwork. With a little work up front, your firm can see greater cohesion among departments, confidence on …

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Embracing Digital Fabrication

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A recent article in AECMagazine pointed up a transformation in the AEC industry that’s taking place so quickly that it may not even be on the radar for many consumers. In Embracing Digital Fabrication, the author compares the industry’s adoption of building information modeling (BIM) with the move to prefabrication …