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Design and build with confidence using integrated AEC tools and workflows

Overview

What is the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection?

The AEC Collection provides designers, engineers, and contractors a set of BIM and CAD tools that support projects from early-stage design through to construction.

detailed design tools

Create high-quality, high-performing building and infrastructure designs with conceptual and detailed design tools.

optimization

Optimize projects with integrated analysis, generative design, and visualization and simulation tools.

coordination

Improve predictability in the field with tools that maximize constructability and project coordination.

Overview

What is the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection?

Overview

What you can do with the collection

Accelerate design processes and improve quality with integrated workflows for conceptual design, modeling, multidiscipline coordination, and construction documentation.

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How the AEC Collection helps your business

Win more work
Access tools that enable you to bid for, win, and deliver more business.
Deliver more sustainable projects
Deliver high-quality building and infrastructure projects that exceed performance requirements.
Improve operational efficiency
Automate tasks to reduce design time and improve handoff with streamlined data exchange.
Reduce risk
Increase stakeholder buy-in and project predictability, while reducing errors and rework.

Save as much as $7,490 on top products

With the collection, you get these top design products plus 12 additional products for analysis, visualization, reality capture, detailing, and automation.

An integrated set of BIM and CAD tools that support early-stage design to construction

Top design products included

Revit

Design and document buildings with Building Information Modeling

Civil 3D

Civil engineering design and construction documentation software.

AutoCAD

Software for 2D and 3D CAD. Includes AutoCAD, specialized toolsets, and apps.

InfraWorks

Civil infrastructure conceptual design and analysis software.

Navisworks Manage

Clash detection and advanced coordination, 5D analysis, and simulation software.

ReCap Pro

Reality capture and 3D scanning software and services.

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Building design

Why building designers use the AEC Collection

Improve design quality

Exceed client expectations with design and analysis software that allows you to tap into your creativity and problem solving.

Work better together

Improve project coordination and performance with streamlined data exchange and integrated workflows.

Accelerate the design process

With intelligent model-based design and task automation, you can focus on the most important design challenges.

Explore building design possibilities

Architecture · Create more imaginatively and confidently

Use a more fluid process to create conceptual designs that you can easily move into BIM workflows to complete detailed design work. Optimize and explore designs with integrated analysis and visualization.

Revit

Design and document buildings with Building Information Modeling

FormIt Pro

Sketch early stage design concepts in 3D. Connects with Revit

Dynamo Studio

Automate design tasks and explore design concepts in Revit

Insight

Conduct energy and building performance analysis

3ds Max

Visualize high-quality architectural renderings

AutoCAD

Create 2D CAD designs that you can bring into Revit

Structural engineering · Engineer the best structural solutions

Get integrated tools for structural design, detailing, analysis, and fabrication, so you can focus on tackling engineering challenges rather than data inefficiencies and rework

Revit

Design and document buildings with Building Information Modeling

Robot Structural Analysis Professional

Conduct structural analysis and code checking; integrates with Revit

Advance Steel

Detail steel structures for fabrication and bring data into Revit

Dynamo Studio

Explore and optimize structural designs and automate tasks

Navisworks Manage

Identify and resolve clashes with 3D model review

AutoCAD

Lay out conceptual structural designs and documents in 2D

MEP engineering · Connect design to detailing for MEP systems

Seamlessly analyze, design, and detail mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in coordination with architects and structural designers.

Revit

Design and document buildings with Building Information Modeling

Fabrication CADmep

Create CAD-based, fabrication-ready documentation

Insight

Conduct energy and building performance analysis

Navisworks Manage

Prevent clashes with 3D model review

AutoCAD

Create 2D CAD designs that you can bring into Revit

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Infrastructure design

Why civil engineers use the AEC Collection

Make better design decisions

Work with connected tools for concepting, design, analysis, and optimization to better meet design requirements and enhance client satisfaction.

Streamline team coordination

Adopt integrated workflows that enable design teams to work more efficiently across locations and disciplines, minimizing disruptions throughout the project.

Keep constructability top of mind

Coordinate effectively from design to construction to reduce risks, minimize RFIs, and ensure constructability.

How civil engineers use the AEC Collection

Transportation · Connect multidiscipline design workflows

Establish collaborative practices across disciplines, coordinate horizontal design and vertical structures, and drive more positive outcomes on transportation projects.

Civil 3D

Design, optimize, and document roadway, bridge, and rail projects

Infraworks

Lay out conceptual roads, analyze traffic, and visualize designs

Revit

Integrate vertical structures with horizontal infrastructure designs

ReCap Pro

Generate accurate existing conditions with point cloud or mesh

AutoCAD

Streamline drafting with AutoCAD and industry specialized toolsets

Site design · Boost workflows from field to finish

Accelerate workflows with tools that connect the capture of existing site conditions data to conceptual and detailed design processes across various project types.

Civil 3D

Design, optimize, and document roadway, bridge, and rail projects

Infraworks

Lay out conceptual roads, analyze traffic, and visualize designs

Revit

Integrate vertical structures with horizontal infrastructure designs

Navisworks Manage

Detect pipe network clashes and simulate construction sequencing

AutoCAD

Streamline drafting with AutoCAD and industry specialized toolsets

ReCap Pro

Generate accurate existing conditions with point cloud or mesh

Water · Deliver more sustainable water infrastructure

Connect multidiscipline teams to deliver water infrastructure projects with greater environmental, social, and economic benefits.

AutoCAD Plant 3D

Design and lay out the process plant P&ID and piping models

Revit

Design and document buildings with Building Information Modeling

Infraworks

Lay out conceptual roads, analyze traffic, and visualize designs

Navisworks Manage

Detect pipe network clashes and simulate construction sequencing

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Construction

Why construction teams use the AEC Collection

Improve constructability using an integrated set of BIM and CAD tools.

Make better design decisions

Work with connected tools for concepting, design, analysis, and optimization to better meet design requirements and enhance client satisfaction.

Streamline team coordination

Adopt integrated workflows that enable design teams to work more efficiently across locations and disciplines, minimizing disruptions throughout the project.

Keep constructability top of mind

Coordinate effectively from design to construction to reduce risks, minimize RFIs, and ensure constructability.

Explore construction possibilities

General contractors · Build with confidence

Rapidly move from design intent to construction without compromising quality.

AutoCAD

Streamline drafting with AutoCAD and industry specialized toolsets

Revit

Integrate vertical structures with horizontal infrastructure designs

ReCap Pro

Generate accurate existing conditions with point cloud or mesh

Navisworks Manage

Detect pipe network clashes and simulate construction sequencing

MEP contractors · MEP design to fabrication

Use BIM-based workflows to move more seamlessly between design intent and detailing for fabrication.

Fabrication CADmep

Create CAD-based, fabrication-ready documentation

Revit

Design and document buildings with Building Information Modeling

Navisworks Manage

Detect pipe network clashes and simulate construction sequencing

Structural fabricators · Connected steel, precast, and rebar fabrication

Automate design to detailing to produce accurate shop deliverables that drive fabrication of concrete and steel structures.

Revit

Design and document buildings with Building Information Modeling

Navisworks Manage

Detect pipe network clashes and simulate construction sequencing

Advance Steel

Automate steel shop deliverables with Revit integration