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Webinar: Creating Smart Detailing in Revit

Webinar: Creating Smart Detailing in Revit

Why Revit Detailing? As important as a good model is in a Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow, equally important is generating a good set of construction documents, complete with detail drawings. In this webinar we show you how to stop getting lost in redundant details by taking full advantage of the best parts of your model […]

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Webinar: Creating Custom Revit Templates

Webinar: Creating Custom Revit Templates

On 23rd January, we hosted a webinar about creating custom Revit templates.  A Custom template is defined as an existing file which contains preloaded families, settings, views, sheets, schedules, and sometimes geometry, that can be used to create a new project. The idea behind using a customised template is to make it more convenient for users […]

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Webinar: InfraWorks – Making Infrastructure Work

Webinar: InfraWorks – Making Infrastructure Work

Infrastructure Design Reimagined Autodesk InfraWorks Overview InfraWorks software supports connected BIM (Building Information Modeling) processes, letting designers and civil engineers plan and design infrastructure projects in the context of the real world. Features include: Model: Use large amounts of data to establish a model of your project’s existing environment. Incorporate survey-grade data to enhance accuracy. Design: Create […]

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Is Generative Design Killing Creativity?

Is Generative Design Killing Creativity?

Generative design is software that allows the designer to input goals and any specifications like materials, budget or manufacturing methods, the software then explores all possible solutions and gives the designer several designs to choose from. This advanced technology is splitting people into two camps: The first camp feel that a computer cannot replace them, […]

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What Robots Can Do For The Construction Industry

What Robots Can Do For The Construction Industry

What Robots Can Do For The Construction Industry We only have to look at the emerging manufacturing trends to see that robotics are becoming a huge part of making and designing. But, what specifically are robots doing for the construction industry? And, is it a good thing? The intervention of robots can mean reduced labour […]

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Webinar: Creating Revit Families: Doors & Windows

Webinar: Creating Revit Families: Doors & Windows

A common issue that comes up in our interactions with customers in the Architecture field, is being able to create basic Revit families, specifically doors and windows. My name is Alyssa Jairus, an AEC Build Specialist at the Johannesburg Baker Baynes office, and on Friday 24th November, I hosted a webinar to show customers how they […]

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5 New Manufacturing Materials That Will Transform Your World!

5 New Manufacturing Materials That Will Transform Your World!

Over the past few weeks, we’ve taken a look at the history of manufacturing, the latest trends in the industry and sustainable manufacturing. We’ve learnt that manufacturing is constantly moving and developing, and as a result, we have new materials! This is exciting stuff and to share our joy at the opportunity of designing and […]

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Sustainable Manufacturing: The What, The Why and How

Sustainable Manufacturing: The What, The Why and How

Sustainable Manufacturing Manufacturing has come far when you look at the industry’s history. And today, sustainable manufacturing is a movement that certainly has a bright future. Sustainable manufacturing is the process of creating products, for whatever purpose, through methods that conserve energy and natural resources, whilst being economical and reducing adverse effects on the environment. […]

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