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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

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

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

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

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

Special RUGS Event: Enhancing your Revit Data Management with Ideate BIMLink & Sticky

Revit User Group Sydney  Meeting – Tue May 23 at 5:45pm Presentation:  Enhancing your Revit Data Management with Ideate BIMLink & Sticky To be held at the office of PTW Architects Aurora Place, Level 11, 88 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW [...]

May 12, 2017 A2K News

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