Autodesk and Dar Al Riyadh drive BIM adoption in KSA
- Saudi Arabia: Tuesday, September 25 - 2012 at 13:11
- PRESS RELEASE
Autodesk, a leader in 3D design and engineering software, announced collaboration with Dar Al Riyadh, an engineering design firm, to drive the adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) standards within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
"This multi-faceted cooperation between Autodesk and Dar Al Riyadh will bring innovation solutions to the architecture, engineering and construction industries in KSA," said Louay Dahmash, Middle East territory director, Autodesk "As the construction industry continues to grow in KSA, architects, engineers and building owners will benefit greatly from the improved efficiencies that Autodesk's BIM solutions offer."
Global demand for BIM has been growing rapidly as governments, building owners and construction companies look to increase efficiency, reduce waste and enhance the quality of building projects. The cooperation between Autodesk and Dar Al Riyadh will better prepare professionals in the KSA region to meet these challenges by creating access to BIM technology for current and future projects in KSA, such as a 3 million square foot, mixed-use project, a 500,000 unit housing project and the infrastructure for a 4,657 hectares Industrial City. The new Autodesk Authorized Training Center offered by Dar Al Riyadh will focus on providing implementation, training, and support for Autodesk BIM technologies to new and existing customers.
"BIM is no longer a philosophical dream," stated HHP. Mohammed Bin Turki Al Saud, President of Dar Al Riyadh. "With practical, proven advantages to the strategy, government and the private sector worldwide are quickly adopting BIM, and we are eager to work with Autodesk to bring these innovative technologies to our customer. "Autodesk BIM software includes a comprehensive portfolio of solutions that will enable our customers to remain competitive in the global market.
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