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Monthly Archives: February 2015

ANNE LISE KJAER in her studio photographed by HELENE SANDBERG

Designing the Future: 4 Ways to Discover New Trends in Architecture

According to Anne Lise Kjaer, CEO, founder, and futurist at Kjaer Global Ltd., the future is not somewhere we go. “We are shaping the future through our choices and actions. We need a whole-brain approach to the future, not just [...]

February 27, 2015 Industry

Spotlight on Autodesk PLM 360

Streamline your business processes with Autodesk PLM 360 cloud-based product lifecycle management software. Affordable, intuitive, and easy to deploy, Autodesk PLM 360 is part of our Digital Prototyping solution to help companies of all sizes develop, manufacture, and deliver products [...]

February 25, 2015 A2K News, Technology, Videos
NSW Infrastructure

Update to the 20-year NSW State Infrastructure Strategy

Infrastructure NSW has made 30 investment recommendations to Government on the next round of critical infrastructure for NSW—set out in the ‘State Infrastructure Strategy Update 2014’. The recommendations are for infrastructure projects and programs valued at $18.9 billion—priorities that will [...]

February 24, 2015 Industry
Baxter Joins Haigh's

Baxter the Robot Joins Haigh’s Chocolates

We’ve seen him at Autodesk University, and now Baxter the robot is joining the production line of Haigh’s Chocolates in South Australia.focuz The fourth-generation confectioners have become the first Australian buyer of Baxter, a robot that doesn’t need to be [...]

February 23, 2015 Industry, Technology
Forward thinking in building design

Forward thinking: 5 trends to dominate building and design this year

Professionals in the architecture, engineering and construction markets are being asked to do more with less revenue. However, there is a batch of emerging technologies that offer benefits, like increases in cost efficiencies, the discovery of new talent and the [...]

February 23, 2015 Industry, Technology
eNews Wire

A2K eNews Wire – February 2015 Issue

Here’s this month’s round up of design technology news across Australia and New Zealand. In this instalment, we look at how to avoid the six largest time wasters for manufacturing designers, Autodesk bringing virtual reality to Google Cardboard, and the [...]

February 20, 2015 A2K News
Photoshop turns 25

Adobe Photoshop turns 25

Happy 25th Birthday Photoshop! To celebrate the tool that has helped shape creativity, artists from all over the world contributed their files to make this commemorative video.polvam [...]

February 20, 2015 Videos
Autodesk A360 Team

Pro Tips: Autodesk A360 Team

By using the design collaboration environment Autodesk A360 Team, rich comments can be added in context to a model.aton-mebel These comments (and model) can then be easily viewed by all team members through a web browser. Chad Smith, Consulting Technical [...]

February 18, 2015 Tips and Tricks

Pro Tips: Civil 3D Remastered Webinar Recordings

Looking for some guidance on using Civil 3D? A2K has now published a series of remastered webinar recordings from 2009 – 2013, which step you through various aspects of Civil 3D. You can watch the full playlist on YouTube. Dean [...]

February 17, 2015 Tips and Tricks, Videos

Pro Tips: AutoCAD Associative Dimensions

To ensure your dimensions change with your edits, you can make these ‘associative’.Памятники To do this for all new dimensions: 1) Type command DIMASSOC. Set value to ‘2’. 2) Test using the Stretch tool. 3) The result will see the [...]

February 17, 2015 Tips and Tricks