Blueridge Analytics – provider of SiteOps site-optimization software – recently announced its 2012 lineup of Certified Providers. SiteOps allows civil engineers, architects, landscape architects and planners to provide essential services such as site design optimization, comparison of site design options upfront, and shortened collaboration time in the conceptual phase of a project. The certified providers include firms such as Stantec, Stewart Engineering and AES Consulting Engineers.
Graphisoft has announced the release of ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012, the latest release of its entry-level Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution. The new ArchiCAD STAR(T) Edition 2012 is based on the robust BIM technology of ArchiCAD 15, but with a feature set and price tailored to the needs of small architectural practices, home builders, and building contractors.