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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

Do you test your concrete before proceeding on your project delivery?

Whether you’re building a: bridge, commercial building or another type of construction project it’s important to make sure that the materials you use provide good structural performance- in order to have a successful project delivery. Have you had your concrete [...]

August 30, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

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

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

Victoria’s Construction Boom

Victoria is in the midst of a construction boom. In its latest forecast, Australian Construction Industry Forum (ACIF) said it expects the dollar value of work done on building and civil infrastructure construction throughout the state to come in at [...]

July 12, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

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

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