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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

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

Joining the Nodes in your BIM career with Dynamo. by Shanoc Halliday

Remember when Lisp Routines were the in thing? I remember whenever somebody new started at the Company, I would ask “Are you good with AutoCAD? Can you make a Lisp Routine?” Most of the time the response was a sketchy [...]

December 21, 2016 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks