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Bluebeam Revu Xcon 2018

 Xcon 2018 Austin, Texas. The annual Bluebeam Conference re-branded Xcon was held in Austin Texas. My intentions of going were to see how the American’s are doing things. Seeing that the maturity of Bluebeam users and industry in general in [...]

October 1, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Technology

Bringing back the Design Draftsperson.

RELICS OF THE PAST, OR JUST AN AEC ENDANGERED OCCUPATION? Are you one of the disappearing, high on the AEC endangered list, Design Draftspeople?  A relic of the past where a set of Drawings were created without the handheld approach [...]

September 5, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

BLUEBEAM MELBOURNE & SYDNEY TRAINING DAYS 2019.

At the time of writing this it was only hours ago that the first Bluebeam Melbourne Training Day wrapped itself up, and while my thoughts are still fresh I thought it would be good to get pen to paper. Or [...]

July 30, 2018 A2K News, Captain Bimcad

RUGS July Meeting, Don’t miss out- It’s Free

AVAIL for Revit & Preparing Revit models for 3d printing RUGS is a Revit User Group in Sydney dedicated to bringing the latest Revit and BIM news to architects, engineers and construction related disciplines. This July, learn about the latest [...]

July 3, 2018 A2K News, Events, Industry

Upgrading your Revit project: A BIM Managers workflow.

We all like new toys to play with new toys. I remember working on projects and hearing the Revit buzz around the office or at a project meeting, when some over-excited person would say “Hey Revit 20 blah blah has [...]

July 2, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Creating a Count in Bluebeam

Custom Count Symbols in Bluebeam. So how is your Bluebeam experience coming along?  Are you using the Bottom Panel?  What about Spaces for all the QS types out there? Or even small businesses that want to knock out a quote [...]

March 18, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Engineers getting their BIM on.

BIM challenges tend to be cultural rather than technological. I keep this on my Desktop to remind me that we, as Humans, have a tendency to not like change. This sentence immediately makes me think of the old saying, “If [...]

November 25, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Bluebeam Revu is more than just a PDF Writer: Part 2

Bluebeam Revu Sets. I wish that I was using this when I was a CAD Manager! That’s not to say that I didn’t have this tool available, I just didn’t know how to use it. I could have resolved many [...]

September 20, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Virtual Reality, Fabrication and other capabilities come to Autodesk’s AEC Collection at no additional cost

By Vikram Dutt, Sr. Director, Building Business Line. Source: http://blogs.autodesk.com/inthefold/aec-collection-additions/ We have some exciting news for our Architecture, Engineering and Construction Collection subscribers. Starting today, we’ve made some significant additions to the AEC Collection software portfolio that support the next [...]

September 13, 2017 A2K News

Volume Builder using BIM to improve productivity.

I recently flew up to Albury to meet with the Southern Vale Homes (SVH) Drafting Team to work their Revit documentation. I feel that there is a stigma out there that BIM is only for the medium to big players, [...]

August 1, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Industry