Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2016 is a poweful set of interoperable tools for designing and editing graphics for constructions with the support of BIM. The suite also supports CAD-related workflows for constructors and pro engineers and developers to get a more precise and all encompassing environment for development and designing, simulating and visualizing and then constructing various building constructions.
The Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2016 is developed for professional engineers, expert detailers and company drafters who constantly work with DWGs and who require decent tool kit for designing projects, documenting and approving projects and sharing the results of their work with other users.
The Suite Ultimate 2016 release is also targeted to architects, company pro engineers and construction experts who need a powerful BIM solution for designing and approving projects. The Ultimate edition offers the same set of tools and options as Standard and Premium editions of 2016 with a few extensions.
Standard tools of Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2016 (you can find these tools in other editions of the brand Suite 2016). Note that all the listed below versions are of 2016 edition:
• AutoCAD tool
• Architecture environment
• MEP tool kit
• Raster Design pack
• Showcase visualizer
The next list of components the Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2016 inherits from Premium edition:
• Revit 2016
• 3DS Max 2016
• Navisowrks Simulate 2016
The features which you will find only in the Ultimate 2016 edition of the brand Design suite are as follows (mind that the components are of 2016 release):
• Navisworks Manage
• Professional edition of Robot Structural Analysis
• Inventor (this is the only product of the 2015 release)
Users of Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2016 will benefit from brand cloud service – InfraWorks 360 LT.
The tools within the Ultimate pack have also get some improvements:
AutoCAD 2016 has got a new module of BIM Coordiating Model which ensures avoiding clashes in a created drawing or design. The work with PDF has also got accelerated.
Architecture 2016 has got a new palette of styles in browser for extra fast search and importing of necessary styles.
MEP 2016 has got advanced tools for elbow duct fitting as well as enhanced user productivity as many options offer complete automation of small specific tasks which a user had to perform manually only.
Showcase 2016 is an ultimate tool for visualizing and transforming projects created with other AutoCAD into powerful walk-throughs and presentations for investors, stakeholders, clients.
ReCap 2016 is a tool for copying 3D objects from laser scans and photos into your projects. The improved version offers more compatibility with laser scan formats, enhanced measuring tools automatically determining shapes and distances between objects within a project. Now the tool supports tagging and commenting on the file and instant synchronization of the desktop and cloud files.
Revit 2016 features usability enhancement and ensures improved user performance. The upgraded 2016 version of Revit offers MEP fabrication detailing. Improved detailing process and optimized workflows which are specific for creation of certain constructions as for example steel constructions design.
3DS MAX 2016 has got a deeper integration with Revit and other AutoCAD components. The integration ensures 10 times faster import and linking of files. Other improvements are more precise instancing, multiple cameras support and additional BIM data.
Inventor 2016 has now turned into an open construction design ecosystem with realized customer requested improvements. It ensures proper collaboration on the project due to faster integration of components, importing and exporting of essential data on the project.
The Autodesk Building Design Suite Ultimate 2016 ensures ultimate communication of constructors, engineers and architects on a project providing a powerful suite of tools and a decent environment for erecting various constructions. This suite is recommended for professional use. Independent architects and engineers may not need all of the set features.