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National premiere on public television: April 2014.

Bluebeam Case Study: Goettsch Partners/Wrigley Building

When Goettsch Partners renovated Chicago’s historic Wrigley Building, it used Bluebeam Revu to go paperless and bring together all of the complex project’s many contributors. Watch the video to learn more.
Posted On 02 Apr 2014

Workplace = Well-Being?

For most of us, the workplace is not synonymous with health, rejuvenation, or relaxation. On the contrary, it has been linked to as many (and serious) health risks as there are side effects to a prescription drug like Paxil.  But things are changing. As the sustainabl...

Wright’s Taliesin West to Go “Net Zero”

Among the many things for which iconic American architect Frank Lloyd Wright was known was an enthusiastic acceptance of the social and technological changes that emerged as a result of the Industrial Revolution. The late pioneer would no doubt support the groundbreaking effort...

Bluebeam Case Study: HKS Architects/Banner Health

How did HKS Architects leverage Bluebeam Revu and Bluebeam Studio for IPD on its Banner Health MD Anderson Health Center project? Click here to find out.
Posted On 17 Mar 2014

Richard Tenguerian: Master Model Maker

Even in this time of digital everything, the power of a building model — not a rendering, not a 3D image, not a video flythrough — still holds sway with both architects and clients. Although many firms do their own model work, certain projects and clients require the hand of a...
Posted On 12 Mar 2014
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The Ripple Effect of Evidence-Based Design

In 2000, the Center for Health Design launched an initiative called the Pebble Project that sought to bring together forward-thinking healthcare providers, architects, and designers to identify design solutions in the construction of hospitals that would measurably improve...

Bluebeam Software Launches Revu 12

On February 25, Bluebeam Software released Revu 12, the latest version of the company’s flagship solution. This year’s Revu enhancements better enable users in document-intensive industries to digitally collaborate on project documents and more easily connect the office to the...
Posted On 03 Mar 2014

A Record-Breaking Concrete Pour in Los Angeles

Usually, the concrete pour for the foundation of a building, even a skyscraper, doesn’t merit much attention. But what happened on Feb. 15–16 at the site of the soon-to-arise Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles was no ordinary construction job. In fact, it was a...
Posted On 21 Feb 2014
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The Return of Hand Sketching

Computer-aided design software such as AutoCAD and Revit is likely the most common tool you’ll find in a designer’s digital toolbox these days. Building information modeling (BIM) software has revolutionized the construction industry by helping to improve accuracy, reduce...

Bluebeam Revu for Architects & Engineers

Bluebeam Revu enables architects and engineers to access the project documents they need, quickly and easily, from any location. Learn more about how it works in this helpful video.
Posted On 15 Feb 2014