Design Visualization

Design Visualization for Civil Engineering

An effective visualization can help your firm, clients, government agencies, and community stakeholders assess the impact of a civil engineering project on surrounding areas, and see how it will perform in context. Autodesk visualization software helps you to:

  • Explore design alternatives more clearly and accurately
  • Validate designs through visual simulations, so you can detect errors earlier, when they are less costly to fix
  • Communicate design intent during planning, zoning, and public involvement meetings
Autodesk civil engineering design software enables effective design visualization for civil projects

Push-Button Visualization for Any Civil Engineer

Autodesk provides an easy visualization workflow for civil engineers—even for those who have limited knowledge of Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design software.

The Autodesk Civil Visualization Solution

Autodesk 3ds Max Design: Civil Engineering Design Software

Autodesk 3ds Max Design—A comprehensive modeling, animation, and rendering toolset, including the Civil View feature set.

AutoCAD Civil 3D: Civil Engineering Design Software

AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software—A powerful Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution for civil engineering.

The Civil View (formerly Dynamite VSP) feature set enables civil engineers to enjoy automated iterative workflows between AutoCAD Civil 3D and 3ds Max Design. With Civil View, designers can automatically create realistic visualizations in 3ds Max Design using Civil 3D data. Create roads complete with road markings, circulation lanes, and chevrons. Place trees at random or at regular offsets along the side of a road or railway. Even populate a highway with moving vehicles. With the repeatable, style-based process, styles are defined once, and then applied with minimal effort to multiple iterations or projects. Civil View now offers enhanced support for the new iray and Quicksilver rendering solutions.

Autodesk civil engineering design software enables effective design visualization for civil projects

See the 3ds Max Design Civil View feature set in action.

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