Building design & engineering

Deliver higher-quality designs with BIM for construction projects

In competitive environments, accurate designs that minimise change orders are key to achieving business objectives. Autodesk Building Information Modelling (BIM) for construction design and engineering helps reduce the risk of errors through integrated design, engineering and fabrication workflows. 

Video: Higher-quality building designs with BIM

Optimise building systems
See how BIM for building design helps co-ordinate disciplines, maintain accuracy and move projects from design to fabrication to energy-efficient buildings. (video: 3.30 min.)


Building design industry
Explore BIM workflows, products, trends and project case studies in architecture.

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Project case studies

Discover how BIM for building projects helps building designers and engineers win more work, improve workflows and fast-track projects to be more competitive.

Beck Group design

Site-constrained space
Beck Group creates 100 iterations and cuts design time by 1,000 hours.

RLF BIM-mandated health-care facility

BIM-mandated project
RLF meets fast-track project requirements on government hospital project.

Shanghai Tower construction using BIM for modelling

High-rise design
Shanghai Tower project uses BIM and reduces material waste by 32%.

MaineGeneral medical centre

Hospital design
BIM helps MaineGeneral achieve goals from construction through O&M.

McCusker-Gill fabrication

HVAC systems fabrication
McCusker-Gill cuts time and materials cost with more accurate detailing.

Business publications

Future of building engineering
The cloud, mobile devices and big data shape BIM and how engineers work.
 Future of building engineering business brief (US site)


Shorter project schedules
Prefabrication and modularisation boost productivity for building projects.
 Prefabrication & modularisation in construction industry (US site)


Transform business value with BIM
Autodesk BIM solutions help turn information into insight
and deliver business value at every step in the process.

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Related resources

Video: Higher-quality building designs with BIM

Enhanced health-care performance
BIM helps co-ordinate complex project details to reduce energy consumption.
 Build better health-care buildings (US site)



Autodesk BIM solutions for building design and engineering help improve building performance, shorten project lifecycles and connect project stakeholders through integrated collaboration.

Building Design Suite 3D building software

Building Design Suite
Interoperable BIM software for building design.

Fabrication CADmep detailing software for MEP fabrication

Fabrication CADmep (US site)
CAD software for detailing and fabrication of MEP systems.


BIM 360 Field cloud-based construction field management software

BIM 360 Field
Cloud-based software for field management.

BIM tools for architectural design, MEP and structural engineering.

BIM 360 Glue cloud-based BIM collaboration software

BIM 360 Glue
Cloud-based software for project coordination and collaboration.

Robot Structural Analysis Professional

Robot Structural Analysis Professional
Simulation and analysis tools for structural design.