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Bluebeam Revu Australia

Expedite Critical AEC Work Processes with Bluebeam Revu

A2K is pleased to announce we are now partnering with innovative software company, Bluebeam to offer our customers Revu, a solution to create, markup and edit 2D and 3D PDFs. Unlike other PDF solutions, Bluebeam Revu’s features were designed with [...]

June 10, 2015 Technology
Quadcopter

Why I Custom Designed and Built a Quadcopter

In this post (originally published on LinkedIn), Chad Smith, Consulting Technical Lead at A2K Technologies applies his knowledge of virtual design environments from the AEC industry to manufacturing design software Autodesk Inventor, as he takes his first step into the [...]

June 4, 2015 Technology
Floth BIM-MEPaus Modelling

Virtual Construction Revit Modelling with BIM-MEPaus – Floth Sustainable Building Consultants

Watch a short video to see the results of virtual construction Revit modelling. This plant room model by our customer, Floth Sustainable Building Consultants, was fully designed and modelled using the BIM-MEPaus template and content. Floth continue to stay abreast [...]

May 12, 2015 A2K News, Technology, Videos
NZ Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival

Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival in New Zealand

If you’re in New Zealand, don’t miss the Resene Architecture and Design Film Festival during May to July 2015, screening in Auckland before moving to Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch. The festival is one of the largest of its kind in [...]

May 12, 2015 Events
National Construction Code 2015

New National Construction Code with Performance-Based Requirements Now in Effect

The Australian Building Codes Board has combined all on-site building and plumbing requirements into a single National Construction Code (NCC), which came into effect on 1 May, 2015. The four-volume NCC provides the minimum necessary requirements for safety, health, amenity [...]

May 7, 2015 Industry
Lady Cilento Hospital Conrad Gargett

Case Study: A Step Ahead With BIM – Conrad Gargett

The conclusion of Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital (LCCH) project represented the end of an era for long-term A2K Technologies customer, Conrad Gargett. Being seven years in the making, the project saw the heyday of 2D CAD come to an end [...]

May 6, 2015 A2K News, Technology
Australian Architecture Growth Forecast

Five Year Growth Forecast for Australia’s Architecture Sector

The architecture profession in Australia can expect better times ahead as commercial building activity picks up, although firms continue to face a number of challenges as a result of growing competition and sector-wide structural changes. As reported in Sourceable, industry [...]

April 2, 2015 Industry
20 TED Talks for Architects

Top 20 TED Talks for Architects

Originally published by Arch Daily as ‘The 20 Most Inspiring TED Talks for Architects’. Here are 20 inspirational TED talks for architects (in no particular order) from people with broad and unique views on architecture. Some might enlighten, educate or [...]

March 5, 2015 Videos
Google's proposed new headquarters

Plans for Google’s New Futuristic Headquarters Unveiled

Google has unveiled plans for its gargantuan new biodome-like headquarters in Mountain View, California – and it’s not just architecture, it’s a shift in engineering and society. Large translucent canopies will cover each site, controlling the climate inside yet letting [...]

March 2, 2015 Industry, Videos
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