Posts by Bhushan Avsatthi, Author at Architosh
7 Reasons Why BIM Adoption is Important for Architects
Understanding why BIM for Architects matters for project success is explored in seven key areas — helping to drive BIM adoption by architects.
Khronos Group—Spells Out Details of Neural Network Standard
The Khronos Group is more than just about graphics standards like OpenGL and OpenCL. The consortium group has established Neural Network Exchange Format (NNEF) to help data scientists and engineers easily transfer trained networks.
New Tools for Presentations in Prospect Pro by IrisVR
irisVR’s adds new presentation tools for Prospect Pro.
Twinmotion 2018 V2 Out Now—First Look at Features and Improvements
Over 400 improvements have been made in the updated Twinmotion 2018 in version 2.0.
SCIA Announces SCIA Engineer 17.1—Update for Skyward Productivity
New SCIA 17.1 update reflects company’s ability to listen to the needs of its customers, as it delivers updates important to customers in Europe and the United States.
Award-winning IrisVR Announces Multiuser Beta for Prospect VR
New York-based, IrisVR, a leading virtual reality provider for the building design industry, has recently announced the launch of new Multiuser Beta to their popular product, “Prospect”.
Autodesk announces partnership with Esri for enhanced infrastructure design
Autodesk University 2017 was a massive success and one of the noteworthy partnerships announced between Autodesk BIM platform and Esri caught the spotlight.
Viewpoint: With BIM, EPC Firms Cannot Charge More—But They Can Charge Differently
Construction project owners are raising the bar of expectations, BIM consulting and modeling fees for an EPC firm isn’t the concern—it is how smartly they can generate revenue off of BIM.
Viewpoint: BIM Coordination Meetings from MEP Perspective—Then vs Now
AEC professionals have long valued the idea of clash detection in software systems. But quality and fruitful MEP coordination team meetings take more than just values and ideas—they take structured practices that leverage leading industry tools.
Viewpoint: Drone Revolution is Dominating Construction Projects Across Every Stage
Drones are here to stay in the world of construction. But what are the benefits they are providing exactly? This viewpoint article rounds the bend on all the various benefits and strategic functionality that drones are delivering to the building industry.
BIM for Smart Layouts and Smart HVAC Products Enhance Energy Efficiency
While a Trump presidency in the United States potentially threatens the shared goals of the Paris Climate Conference agreements, architects and MEP engineers today have increasingly sophisticated tools and techniques to continue to save building energy consumption—like Smart BIM layouts and Smart HVAC products.
Viewpoint: Sustainability and Boards—Why Linking Significant Audiences and Materiality Matter to Long-Term Success
7 out of 10 S&P 500 corporations are reporting on “sustainability” showing significant new focus on environmental concerns. Can linking a Statement on Significant Audiences and Materiality move all major global corporations beyond short-term investor concerns for real, longer-term success and planetary benefits?
Viewpoint: International Climate Change—Is it a Turning Point for World Architecture?
Will the AEC industry respond with the zest and positivity required to capitalize on a landmark agreement for climate change? What does the AIA (American Institute of Architects) say about the landmark agreement in the Paris Climate Conference?
Energy Modeling: What you need to know about Green Building Design and LEED
Do you aim to get your building and construction project Silver, Gold or Platinum LEED, in 2015-2016? If yes, then the minimum energy consumption is a prerequisite. In this Viewpoint AEC industry expert Bhushan Avsatthi explains LEED and energy modeling analysis.
Calibrated Engineering Models – A Prudent Approach to Optimize Building for Energy Efficiency
Industries like aviation, hotel and hospitality, residential, healthcare and retail, seek sustainable building designs. However, what architects and engineers need to understand is that occupant comfort should not be compromised.
Viewpoint: Sustainable Building Design—Wind Analysis in BIM
Buildings are the primary energy guzzlers and account for nearly 40% of energy consumption globally. However, the scenario will soon change, as there is growing awareness of sustainability amongst the architects, engineers, developers, owners and the AEC industry in general.
Revamping Old Building Design for Achieving Net Zero Energy Consumption
It is the responsibility of every home owner, developer, architect, and engineer to develop energy efficient buildings and hence contribute towards the crucial cause of safeguarding the energy resources that are going extinct. The NZEB wave has the potential to transform the AEC industry and make buildings self-reliant for their energy requirements.
Sustainable Building Practices with Energy Saving Models – Epact 179D Tax Savings for Daylight Harvesting
Architosh is again pleased to share another informative Viewpoint article from BIM consultant and expert Bhushan Avsatthi, who briefly discusses the often unacknowledged US tax breaks under the EPAct 179D tax savings for buildings that achieve energy cost reductions more than the range specified by ASHRE energy standards. Mr. Avsatthi discusses the importance of “daylight harvesting” as a technology and technique for added energy savings measures.
Viewpoint: Have AEC Professionals Really Embraced Technology?
Architosh is again pleased to share another viewpoint article by BIM consultant Bhushan Avsatthi, who offers his perspective on all things technical in the AEC industry and ask the question: have AEC pros really embraced technology? The rhetorical question serves to form a 35,000 feet view into the present and emerging technology of AEC.
Viewpoint: BIM 4D for Construction Scheduling Has Created Wonders in the AEC Industry
Architosh is happy to publish this viewpoint article by BIM consultant Bhushan Avsatthi who offers information and advice about the benefits of 4D BIM, mentioning the techniques and methods of Construction Scheduling. Today’s software market is filled with software tools addressing this segment of the BIM pipeline.