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BuildingSP Announces Strategic Partnership With A2K Technologies

BuildingSP, Inc. and A2K Technologies are pleased to announce their partnership for the resale and distribution of ClashMEP, an integrated and real-time clash detection add-on for Autodesk Revit. A2K will serve as the sole authorized reseller for BuildingSP in Australia [...]

December 14, 2017 A2K News

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

Bluebeam Revu is more than just a PDF Writer: Part 3

Issuing Drawings with the correct Naming Conventions. I have worked on some fairly major Projects over the years with several hundred drawing sheets to somewhere up to 5 to 6 hundred, I think that I am still trying to block [...]

November 14, 2017 A2K News, Captain Bimcad, Technology

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

Auditing your CAD file – Part 1 – The Drawing Set.

I do appreciate a good QA system.  As a young Draftsman printing up my drawing set, giving it to the Senior Draftsperson to review using an A4 QA checklist that I had previously gone through, then sitting down together after [...]

August 31, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

CAD innovation over the years

Computer Aided Design. It’s the cornerstone for how we design and build things. But how did CAD come into being? What are the historical milestones? Where is it going next? This short, animated video takes you through a brief history [...]

July 12, 2017 Industry, Technology

IMPORTANT AUTODESK NEWS: Behind the AutoCAD 2018.0.2 Update

By Heidi Hewett. Source – http://blogs.autodesk.com/autocad/autocad-2018-0-2-update/ We invest heavily in quality control at Autodesk, but when issues arise, product updates and fixes ensure the continued success of our customers. Transparency is important to us, which is why we want to share that we provided an [...]

May 26, 2017 A2K News

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