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William Duff Architects: Firm Profile

By AECbytes BlogDecember 16, 2021

William Duff Architects, an architectural firm based in San Franciso whose projects include retail stores, single- and multifamily homes, restaurants, office spaces, cafés, wineries, art galleries, and full building renovations, shares ...

Nearmap: Aerial Imagery for AEC

By AECbytes BlogNovember 30, 2021

This article provides an overview of Nearmap, which provides frequently-updated aerial imagery of most of the populated areas in North America, Australia, and New Zealand for use in building and infrastructure design. In addition to anno...

BricsCAD Digital Summit 2021

By AECbytes BlogNovember 5, 2021

It’s nearing the end of 2021, and technology events are still being held mostly online. While the energy and vibrancy that comes from face-to-face interaction is, of course, hard to replace, the upside is that these events are now being ...

Allplan 2022

By AECbytes BlogOctober 28, 2021

The new 2022 version of Allplan, the flagship AEC application from the Nemetschek Group, is notable not just for its many new features and enhancements for Allplan’s core markets of architecture and engineering, but also for its growin...

BIM: Opening New Avenues

By AECbytes BlogOctober 7, 2021

Building Information Modeling or BIM is no longer a new concept. Every now and then, it gets integrated with a new technology, further strengthening its role in unifying different aspects of the construction process and subsequently, the...

ODA Summit 2021

By AECbytes BlogSeptember 30, 2021

The Open Design Alliance (ODA) is one of the oldest organizations in the AEC technology industry committed to openness and interoperability. It was launched in 1998 with the objective of providing an API (application programming interfac...

RESIN Architecture: Firm Profile

By AECbytes BlogSeptember 16, 2021

RESIN Architecture, a design, planning, and visualization firm with projects across the western region and also in several midwestern and southern states in the United States, shares its perspective on AEC technology in this Firm Profile...

Archicad 25

By AECbytes BlogSeptember 2, 2021

Graphisoft unveiled the latest versions of its three main products a few weeks ago: its flagship BIM application, Archicad; its cloud collaboration solution, BIMcloud; and its mobile and web model viewing app, BIMx. This year is a special on...

Wolf Point East: Project Profile

By AECbytes BlogAugust 25, 2021

Pappageorge Haymes Partners describes the implementation of AEC technology on the Wolf Point East project, a luxury 60-story apartment tower located in the heart of Chicago, for which it is the Architect of Record. Without using BIM appl...

National Precast Concrete Association has represented manufacturers of plant-produced precast concrete products and the suppliers of products and services for the industry since 1965. They are dedicated to expanding the use of quality precast concrete and providing members with the programs and information required to operate a successful precast plant.
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AECbytes is a technology publication launched by Dr. Lachmi Khemlani in Nov 2003. AECbytes is focused on researching, analyzing, and reviewing technology products and services for the building industry. It publishes a variety of articles including newsletters covering conferences and shows, reviews of products, feature articles profiling case studies of firms and projects that showcase the use of technology, viewpoint articles featuring contributions from industry leaders, and tips and tricks authored by experts in individual AEC applications.
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Industry Resources

Tools and Resources

A collection of tools and resources for anyone in the precast/prestressed industry or in concrete-related construction - Engineers, erectors, purchasing managers, detailers, production managers, etc..
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PCMA – Precast Concrete Manufacturers’ Association of Texas
PCI – Precast/Prestressed Concrete Association
PCI Foundation
MAPA – Mid-Atlantic Precast Association
FPCA – Florida Prestressed Concrete Association
The Concrete Producer
Civil+Structural Engineer
BIM and Beam
Atlus Group
ASCC – American Society of Concrete Contractors
APA – Architectural Precast Association
ACI – American Concrete Institute