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FTA Allows Australian Architects to Offer Full Design Services in China

The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which came to fruition on November 17, will allow Australian architectural and urban planning firms to obtain more expansive business licences so as to undertake higher-value projects in China. Under the deal, China will [...]

November 20, 2014 Industry
Autodesk 360 iPad app

AutoCAD 360 App Wins Global Awards for Business and Productivity

The Tabby Awards /Business 2014 winners were recently announced and AutoCAD 360 won big time! Competing against many great apps from all over the globe, AutoCAD 360 won in the Android ‘In the Field’ and iPad ‘Productivity’ categories, and was [...]

November 20, 2014 Industry, Technology

2014 CAD/BIM Market Survey Key Findings Report

The 2014 CAD/BIM Market Survey was an A2K Technologies initiative, sponsored by Autodesk, with the purpose to provide peer-driven statistics and data to leaders within the architecture, engineering, construction, infrastructure, manufacturing and government sectors. Based on an online survey of [...]

November 3, 2014 A2K News, Industry, Technology

White Paper – An Introduction to Non Linear Finite Element Analysis

As Finite Element Analysis (FEA) within CAD environments has become increasingly commonplace in today’s engineering office, there is a greater demand to understand the types of analysis that can be conducted. Having an understanding of non-linear analysis and when to [...]

October 27, 2014 A2K News, Technology, Tips and Tricks
Moreton Hire

Case Study: Revolutionising Manufacturing Design with the Right Tools – Moreton Hire

In this case study (PDF), Michael D’Amico, National Design Manager, Moreton Hire, explains the time savings and benefits gained since they began using Showcase, one of the many tools in Autodesk Factory Design Suite. Moreton Hire had previously relied upon [...]

October 8, 2014 A2K News, Industry, Technology

White Paper – Structural Certification of Products with FEA

This white paper, authored by Niall Smyth, Technical Consultant, A2K Technologies, looks at how Finite Element Analysis (FEA) is used to certify structures to Australian Standards. Working to engineering standards is a crucial part of the design process, and the [...]

October 3, 2014 A2K News, Technology, Tips and Tricks

Improved efficiencies from Autodesk Building Design Suite and A2K Technologies: Gandy and Roberts

Consulting engineering firm, Gandy and Roberts, explain how using Autodesk Revit within Autodesk’s Building Design Suite has improved efficiencies in their projects, and allowed greater collaboration across multiple disciplines. It has also increased their competitiveness in the marketplace, by being [...]

September 23, 2014 A2K News, Industry, Technology, Videos

Inaugural BIMbattle Proves Sleep is for the Weak

Glenn Sinclair, Consulting Technical Lead at A2K Technologies, reports on last weekend’s 24 hour BIMbattle at Deakin University, and shares his advice on BIM to students. After staying awake for 24 hours, most of us could be forgiven for confusing [...]

September 19, 2014 A2K News, Events

Manufacturers! Are you BIM Ready?

As Building Information Modelling (BIM) is increasing adopted throughout Australasia, manufacturers are an important part of the overall BIM strategy for many projects. Manufacturers and fabricators in the building and construction arena are increasingly required to provide their models for [...]

September 16, 2014 Industry, Technology

New Autodesk Training Courses Released

A range of Global eTraining courses (including Autodesk 2015 products) have been recently released, and are now open for enrolment through A2K Technologies in guided and flexible versions. New courses Revit Families 2014: this is an advanced custom mini course [...]

September 9, 2014 A2K News, Events, Technology