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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

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

Autodesk’s Revit, little button of Evil.

Getting straight down to the nitty gritty. This post will be short and straight to the point. That button in the bottom right-hand corner of Revit called Drag Elements on Selection, is pure evil! Okay, post done! Hold on, what [...]

July 17, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

BiLT ANZ 2017 Conference.

BiLT Adelaide 2017 RTC Events hosted the first Australian BiLT Conference, Buildings Infrastructure Lifecycle, supported by Technology in Adelaide.  This is a progressive move from the traditional RTC Revit Technology Conference of the past 12 years.  I have attended several [...]

July 17, 2017 Captain Bimcad

Revit Structural Connections are not ready for production.

click here buy it When I speak to clients switching from 2D CAD software to Revit, or Clients that want to improve their productivity with smarter Revit Families, I discuss the Revit OOTB Families functionality and if they are suited [...]

February 24, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Captains Log – Hansen Yuncken-Builders are using BIM, Revit and loving the Data.

  Builders are getting trained up in BIM, delving into the Data and interrogating the Consultants models for all their worth. When the whole BIM revolution started to get momentum in the AEC industry around 2010, we thought that even [...]

February 2, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Industry

Traffic Lights for Revit Graphic Options. by Shanoc Halliday

I find it interesting when people just stick to OOTB Revit for even the most simplest of things.  I have discussed Project Browsers before, which could have been a little complex, so this blog will suit all levels of users. [...]

January 13, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks