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Written by Kelar Pacific

LA Event – Improve Your AEC Technology ROI

Join other Architects, Engineers and Construction professionals for a day of AEC technology & Security. Come learn to maximize your technology and work smarter, not harder. The day will include experts who will show you everything you need to know about the BIM process, Autodesk, Cybersecurity, & Bluebeam Revu.

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Written by Jay Zallan

Musings on Learning and Teaching Revit

Stipulations To Take Onboard:
Learning ultimately comes from within oneself.

Biologically we remember limited stimuli by filtering out most of what our senses pickup.
For instance, the things our unconscious mind feels unnecessary.

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Written by David Dengler

Drone for Architecture – Episode 2

Episode 2: Laterna Magica

I can still remember the day I returned to the office, having spent the better part of a day in the field sketching, measuring, and photographing the as-built conditions for my next architectural project.

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Written by April McCall

The Autodesk University Experience

Autodesk University (AU) 2018 was my second time attending the conference, third if you count the year I went to the ATC summit followed by a day in the Exhibit Hall. The whole experience for me is sensational.

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Written by David Dengler

Drones for Architecture – Episode 1

Episode 1: Veritas

As an architect, you may wonder if can you leverage drone technology in your current workflow? The answer is – Yes! Let’s look at how and where it makes sense. Drones can provide meaningful data throughout the entire process – from concept through completion.

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Tunnel scan to BIM model
Written by Garrett Maldoon

Point Cloud to Revit Model Automation

When you need to capture as-built conditions there are multiple methodologies to consider. A few of the high-tech options growing in popularity are LiDAR scanning & Photogrammetry to assist in the collection of data. Both methods produce point clouds with vectorized data which means everything can be measured.

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Written by David Dengler

Drone Subcontracting

Outsourcing Drone Services for Efficiency and Cost Savings

Can an architect design his own structural system or HVAC system? Yes, he can. Can the same architect also go out to the site and dig the foundations and nail the framing together? Sure. He can do all of those things. But, is it really the best use of his time and abilities?

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Written by Kris Lengieza

Tips and Tricks for implementing technology at your organization

As the use of technology is becoming more and more prevalent in the construction industry you may be asking yourself how you can implement such a huge change in your organization effectively. With more than 70% of change initiatives failing to take hold, how do you avoid falling into that majority? Here are some tips and tricks to help ensure that you are primed for success.

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