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Largest ACT solar project of its kind sold

By: Steven Impey. Source: http://www.manmonthly.com.au/news/largest-act-solar-project-kind-sold/ Renewable energy company ReNu Energy has purchased the $2.38 million Amaroo Solar project, based in the Australian capital. Operator VivoPower has agreed the sale of the 600kW project, underpinned by a 20-year ACT Government feed-in [...]

September 14, 2017 A2K News, Industry, Technology

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

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

EVENT: The Future of Design and Technology

Technology is rapidly changing. The importance to be innovative and embrace new technology is significant for all industries. Join us as we bring together Autodesk and KPMG to discuss some of the amazing advancement in technology. Learn about how the [...]

March 31, 2017 Events, Industry, Technology

How Big Data is Transforming Architecture

The phenomenon presents huge opportunities for the built environment and the firms that design it. By Daniel Davis Source: http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/how-big-data-is-transforming-architecture_o Data is one of the biggest byproducts of the 21st century. Almost everything we do produces data, from swiping credit cards [...]

March 24, 2017 Industry, Technology

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

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

Captains Log – Ansvar – Drones, PointClouds, Revit & Data. by Shanoc Halliday

BIM is creatively finding its way into more areas than I would have imagined. I was involved in the training of a Company that plan to capitalise on a wide range of BIM workflows, where frankly, I don’t know if [...]

December 5, 2016 Captain Bimcad, Industry