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Ideate Explorer + Ideate Query and its Value to All Revit Users

Watch this short video to learn more about how Ideate Explorer and Ideate Query are used daily to look at Revit model data at a granular level. Without a powerful search, find, and filter tool like Ideate Query, you are [...]

September 10, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

Ideate Explorer + Ideate Warnings Manager and its Value to All Revit Users

Watch this three minute video to experience the value and return on investment for Ideate Explorer with Warnings Manager. Ideate Explorer supports many model exploration and auditing workflows when working on a Revit Building model. These workflows are supported in [...]

September 9, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology

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

Revit Accurate placement view-on sheets

See our latest Revit tips and tricks video: Presented by A2K’s Chad Smith [...]

July 11, 2018 A2K News, Industry, Technology, Tips and Tricks, Videos

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

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