Co-sponsors Autodesk, HP, Construction Dive and Smart Cities Dive announced the 2017 AEC Excellence Awards finalists.
Last year's AEC Excellence Awards competition showcased stellar examples of Building Information Modeling [BIM] in action within the AEC industry. Click here to see last year's spectacular winning projects.
This year's competition showcases global projects that have embraced connected BIM technologies in the categories of Infrastructure, Building, Construction, and Sustainability.
The 2017 finalists' announcement sets the stage for the unveiling of the competition's winners Nov. 14 at Autodesk University 2017 in Las Vegas on Nov. 14, 2017. During this event, winners will be celebrated for their achievements using Connected BIM workflows on innovative projects. Awards will be presented alongside special guest presentations from industry experts and thought leaders. Anyone attending Autodesk University is welcome to attend this event, but advance registration is required.
"I'm thrilled with the finalists for this year's AEC Excellence Awards," said Nicolas Mangon, Vice President AEC, Autodesk. "The groundbreaking nature of these international projects shows how the AEC industry is rapidly embracing connected BIM technologies. Our 2017 competition finalists truly represent the future of making things for the AEC industry."
It was a tough job for the independent, global panel of judges to evaluate all 145 submissions and narrow down to the "best-of- the-best" finalists. Click through the slideshow above to see all of the finalists.
2017 Entries by the Numbers
- 145 entries received representing 32 different countries - China had highest number of overall entries, followed by USA and the Netherlands
- 32 finalists (Top 8 finalists chosen for each of the 4 categories)
- 12 winners will be announced at AU Las Vegas (1st, 2nd& 3rd place for each of the 4 categories