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AU Africa 2018 – That’s a wrap

AU Africa 2018 - That's a wrap

Autodesk University Africa 2018 expanded our minds, improved our skills and workflows, and grew our professional networks. It was pretty amazing! We’ll be digesting what we saw, heard and learned for weeks to come. In the meantime we want to share highlights from the two-day conference that left us yearning for next year's instalment.

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BIM 360 Design: What is it?

BIM 360 Design: What is it?

Autodesk continually improves on its software to support the booming process of BIM in the AEC industry through introducing BIM 360. While the name may sound familiar, the complex range of products leaves many unanswered questions –of which a few are addressed in a short, easily understood breakdown.

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3D TO 6D BIM

3D TO 6D BIM

Linking extra 'dimensions' of data to information models has the potential to give a richer understanding of a construction project - how it will be delivered, what it will cost and how it should be maintained. Here 3D, 4D, 5D and 6D BIM are explored to show how adding extra information can make for more timely decisions and, ultimately, better buildings.

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8 Steps to Laser Scanning

8 Steps to Laser Scanning

Having purchased a scanner to capture accurate real-time data on (building) projects, it is important to follow the correct procedures ensuring a process free of difficulties. Follow the eight simple steps to setting a scanner and all its components up (and down).

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The top 5 reasons to use Dynamo

The top 5 reasons to use Dynamo

Many are familiar with Dynamo – magician impossible. In the world of Autodesk BIM another Dynamo - magician impossible exists. Time that disappears performing mundane tasks is made to re-appear through the magic of this programming tool working together with Revit. Using Dynamo can perform time-saving magic with the power of automation.

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Successful BIM Transition

Successful BIM Transition

The learning curve of transitioning from 2D CAD based systems to BIM solutions such as Autodesk Revit is steep, however the benefits to its implementation are never ending. A successful transition can be made by following an implementation strategy, allocating a team and selecting a suitable project to shift into the contemporary approach of building creation.

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