Author Archives: Rabi Sidawi

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May 21, 2018

3Ds Max 1-Minute Tutorials

Many of us think 3Ds Max is complicated or takes a long time to learn. Autodesk is trying to make this easier than ever by adding these 3Ds Max 1-minute ...

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May 11, 2018

Linking Revit with Robot Structural Analysis

In order to address AEC industry challenges, Autodesk added Robot Structural Analysis software to the AEC Collection. Now you have a set of tools for design, analysis, and fabrication in ...

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AD forge BLOG

May 8, 2018

What Is Forge and Why Is It Important for AEC?

Autodesk Forge is a relatively new platform, a set of web services API’s. An API is an application programming interface, a way to extract data. Think about it as a ...

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April 30, 2018

Out with Old Revit, In with Revit 2019!

Top features that Autodesk pulled out from Revit 2019: Suites Workflows such as switch to 3Ds Max Collaboration for Revit (C4R) Communicator instant messaging Exporting to .adsk file format Publish ...

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Revit 2018 31234

April 20, 2018

Autodesk® Revit® 2018.3 Update

This update addresses issues and crashes reported directly to Autodesk and contains the fixes included in the Revit 2018.0.1, 2018.0.2, and 2018.1.1 Hot Fixes as well as the Revit 2018.1 ...

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geolocation map

April 20, 2018

Geolocating Revit Models for Use in InfraWorks

Coordinate Geolocation and customize a 3D view in Revit for importing a model to InfraWorks. To import a Revit model to InfraWorks you need to ensure that the Revit model has the correct physical location data and that an ...

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Intel Xeon

April 20, 2018

System Requirements for Revit 2019

On April 17, 2018 Autodesk published a very useful article about the System Requirements for Revit 2019. What’s great about it, is that the main hardware configurations are workflow related. ...

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Explicit View Template

April 10, 2018

Explicit and Implicit Revit View Templates

This Revit feature (view template control) remains under-utilized by some Revit users. When you assign a view template to a view, you can choose to apply it Implicitly or Explicitly.

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March 9, 2018

What is the Building Material of the Future?

Last December Autodesk’s Matt Alderton published an article in the RedShift newsletter describing Carbon Fiber as the choice material of the future. Innovations in composite materials and robotic-fabrication techniques will ...

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Time Management

February 15, 2018

12 Tips on Time Management: Take Control

Originally published by Michael Clark, AIA; this Guide provides practical steps for Effective Time Management: Managing the Process: Many techniques or procedures that we have learned in other areas of ...

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February 12, 2018

Silicon Valley’s 7 Phases of Making Innovation Real

I came across a great presentation by Bill O’Connor of Autodesk, that is worth sharing. Starting with a wide net of innovations, Bill makes a broad case for Autodesk Innovation Genome. The goal ...

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Single Source of Truth

February 9, 2018

The Single Source of Truth for Construction Data

Recently in its Connect and Construct Blog [ ] Autodesk published “5 Ways Disconnected Construction Data is Hurting Project Performance” [ ]. This article contains very interesting diagrams depicting The ...

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