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Free Technical Content Portal by Steel & Tube

Steel & Tube is a strong supporter of all New Zealand BIM initiatives and are excited to announce the launch of BIM-spec® This free to use technical content portal provides access to a large library of 2D and 3D CAD [...]

October 5, 2018 A2K News, Industry, 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

How AI can optimise workflows and improve project delivery?

If you’re looking for a new way to optimise your workflows and improve your project delivery, have you tried AI? From design, faster building to identifying compliance violations AI can be an asset to most projects whether it be Engineering, [...]

August 29, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

BIM 360 New Features- Design Collaboration

See the latest BIM 360 features tips and tricks video: Presented by A2K’s Chad Smith [...]

July 4, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology, Tips and Tricks, Videos

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

BiLT ANZ 2018 Conference.

  This year saw the continuation of the greater BIM theme that RTC Events are delivering with their BiLT direction.  It gave an opportunity for one of my favourite Sessions that discussed Automating the home, completely left-field from a Revit Direction that several years [...]

June 7, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Industry

Making Model In-Place Elements Parametric.

I was in class the other day, when one of the Clients asked me about modelling a Planter Box, “The corners have a radius, can I make a Revit Family for that?”  Sure I say, but I worry about their [...]

February 19, 2018 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Project Frog announces Autodesk investment

Original article published and written by Building Design + Construction Network https://www.bdcnetwork.com/project-frog-announces-autodesk-investment Autodesk’s investment in Project Frog creates a common data environment, streamlines design and engineering processes, and optimizes architectural design for manufacturing. Project Frog, a leading technology and building [...]

December 7, 2017 A2K News, Technology

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