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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

Bluebeam Revu is more than just a PDF Writer: Part 1

BlueBIM, sorry that should say Bluebeam. One of the biggest improvements that I can provide to a Customer is the power of improved Workflows, the biggest hindrance the Customer has is their own time constraints to learn the Software properly [...]

May 4, 2017 Captain Bimcad

What is Infrastructure doing in preparation for BIM?

9th Annual Victorian Infrastructure Conference. Last week I went along to the 9th Annual Victorian Infrastructure Conference.  There was a good range of topics, from the fundamentals of Infrastructure, upcoming construction and maintenance to ever amazing, HyperLoop1.  Needless to say, [...]

April 3, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Industry

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

New BIMyear Resolutions by Shanoc Halliday

With the New Year, so too comes a whole swag of resolutions, from the life-changing, empowering to the just outright ridiculous. Resolutions enable us to clean the slate or simply improve our daily lives.  My challenge to you, my fellow [...]

January 1, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Captains Log – Ansvar – Drones, PointClouds, Revit & Data. by Shanoc Halliday

BIM is creatively finding its way into more areas than I would have imagined. I was involved in the training of a Company that plan to capitalise on a wide range of BIM workflows, where frankly, I don’t know if [...]

December 5, 2016 Captain Bimcad, Industry

How to get Revit’s Places to go where you want. by Shanoc Halliday

Back in the day when I used AutoCAD, any project that I was working on would be set up with little folders in the Open Dialog Box “Places”. Oh, the joy as I knew what was where and that I [...]

November 21, 2016 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

Captain Bimcad – Revit 2017 Text Upgrade Workflows by Shanoc Halliday

As a long term Revit user, I welcomed in the 2017 new text editor, I mean how great is that?  My inner OCD child was ecstatic at the new workflows that would ensure consistency in the documentation for clients. Bringing [...]

September 16, 2016 Technology, Tips and Tricks

The Captain. by Shanoc Halliday

In my former roles, I sailed the data storms, sought to improve goods trades and sat amongst the crew talking of mutiny if management did sail this BIM ship towards LOD500 waters.  The curious thing is that it’s hard to [...]

September 1, 2016 Technology