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Skema: Jumpstarting BIM

By AECbytes BlogJanuary 25, 2024

Credit: Original article published here. Skema is a new web-based conceptual design tool for architects that aims to “fast forward” the traditional design process to get to the BIM model. It does this through a lot of automation, sta...

JZA+D: Firm Profile

By AECbytes BlogDecember 13, 2023

Credit: Original article published here. JZA+D, a full-service, multidisciplinary architectural and design firm headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, which has won numerous design awards and works in a wide range of sectors including w...

SpeckleCon 2023

By AECbytes BlogDecember 6, 2023

Credit: Original article published here. This article provides an overview of the 2023 SpeckleCon conference held last month, which showcased the latest technology developments of the Speckle platform, including a brand-new Automate tool...

Allplan 2024

By AECbytes BlogNovember 29, 2023

Credit: Original article published here. The new version of Allplan, one of the leading BIM applications used globally, has just been released. In addition to strengthening its comprehensive suite of tools for architecture, engineering, ...

What Happened to CIM?

By AECbytes BlogNovember 14, 2023

Credit: Original article published here. CIM stands for “City Information Modeling,” the concept being similar to how BIM stands for “Building Information Modeling.” However, while BIM is very much alive and well in the AEC indus...

HKS: Firm Profile

By AECbytes BlogAugust 9, 2023

Credit: Original article published here. HKS, an interdisciplinary global design firm of more than 1,400 architects, interior designers, urban designers, scientists, artists, anthropologists and more, shares its perspective on AEC techno...

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
APA – Architectural Precast Association
ASCC – American Society of Concrete Contractors
Atlus Group
BIM and Beam
Civil+Structural Engineer
The Concrete Producer
FPCA – Florida Prestressed Concrete Association
MAPA – Mid-Atlantic Precast Association
PCI Foundation
PCI – Precast/Prestressed Concrete Association
ACI – American Concrete Institute