2021.04.08

AUGIWorld April 2021 -- Collaboration

AUGIWorld April 2021
Can’t we all just get along? Well, with collaboration we sure can! This issue will cover collaboration.

Collaboration is the state of having shared interests or efforts. Read about how our Authors accomplish this in their daily workflows.

In the April 2021 issue:

Collaboration for 3ds Max — Brian Chapman shares how 3ds Max artists collaborate for fundamental success.

Revit Coordination — Eric Wing sheds some light on coordinating in BIM 360.

Interview with the Reader — Being interviewed as the reader is something new. Jay Zallan interview YOU in this article about project delivery in Revit.

Sizing Up the Variables — Join James Lord (StarLordJames) in the journey to the center of AutoCAD as he takes you on a adventure through building an AutoCAD template with complying and enforcing CAD/BIM standards.

Inside Track — Brian Andresen brings us more opportunities to advance our skills, processes and workflows in our firms using the most current AEC related software and hardware updates that are available.

Time to Think About Retirement — Mark Kiker makes sure you know what “retirement” he is referring to, old technology. He discusses old tools and hardware that will just not go away.

AUGIWorld April 2021 Issue Released!

2021.03.31

AUGI HotNews -- March 2021, Issue No. 214

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Read the full issue—must be logged in to read our online version.

The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2021.03.04

AUGIWorld March 2021 -- Tips & Tricks

AUGIWorld March 2021
Another Super Bowl in the books, and another ring for Tom Brady. My favorite part of this annual show is the food! We become instant chefs overnight, and with that, we share our tips and tricks on finger foods, which is what this month’s issue is about — Tips and Tricks.

Our authors share their favorite 2021 tips and tricks to help us better our production time and show us ways to accomplish workflows much easier.

In the March 2021 issue:

12 Tips and Tricks You Need to Know — Brian Chapman shares 12 tips and tricks that will have you showcasing your 3ds Max skills in no time.

Civil 3D Annosensations — Matthew Grigsby sheds some light on exciting ways to up your plan-production game.

Modeling Stage Lighting in Revit — Back with another great article, Eric Wing covers how to model stage lighting in Revit. Everyone wants to be a rock star. This article will turn you into one with some great tips on setting the stage for just that, literally.

Value to Virtual Interactive Meeting and Collaboration Technology — What does that title really mean? Read as Steve Walz analyzes the “Connected Design” environment. Be more prepared, aware and adaptable with the evolving technology in your new environment(s).

Inside Track — Brian Andresen brings us more opportunities to advance our skills, processes and workflows in our firms using the most current AEC related software and hardware updates that are available.

Great Expectations — Mark Kiker shares his tips on how to manage expectations. Expecting too little, expecting too much, the wrong thing, or the best, is all covered in this informative article.

AUGIWorld March 2021 Issue Released!

2021.02.25

AUGI HotNews -- February 2021, Issue No. 213

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2021.02.04

AUGIWorld February 2021 -- Advice for New Users

AUGIWorld February 2021
Here we are into the second month of 2021. What is better than giving out good advice? This month’s issue spotlights the authors doling out their best advice and practices for software and production.

Maybe some of you will find new ways to speed up your workflow, or just take some good advice from one of the articles.

In the February 2021 issue:

Professional Results Quickly — Brian Chapman focuses on the simplicity of getting professional results quickly using 3ds Max. Make sure to have the latest version of 3ds Max, the Substance plugin from Adobe, and the Arnold renderer which is included with 3ds Max.

Civil 3D and Dynamo — One of our newest authors, Anand Stephen, outlines the steps for using a computational design tool: Dynamo. That is correct, Dynamo for Civil 3D! Read as he explains how to use visual scripting to analyze cross slopes for several miles of highway.

Revit Structure for Beginners — Kenn Farr is back with another great article for you beginner Revit Structure users. Kenn gives out tips to these beginners focusing on the planning & startup process, looking into different analytical applications that integrate with Revit Structure, and the workflows with design staff.

Spaces in Revit — Revit MEP spaces is what you need to know! Eric Wing displays his knowledge on 3D elements bound within closed walls — spaces.

What is BIM? — Another new AUGI author, Kenton Grant, makes us think about BIM. What is it actually? Find out in this article explaining BIM opportunities expand far beyond Revit and modeling practices, but instead reflects on the entirety of the project.

Where Did the “I” in BIM Go? — And yet another new author, Brad Brown, wants us to know that the “I” in BIM can be utilized, shared, enhanced, accessed, etc. by every participant in some fashion throughout the entire lifecycle.

Inside Track — Brian Andresen brings us more opportunities to advance our skills, processes and workflows in our firms using the most current AEC related software and hardware updates that are available.

Pitfalls Part II — Mark Kiker is back for round two on pitfalls. Mark goes in depth on being consistent, not listening, unclear roles & responsibilities, and failing to grow. This one is a MUST read, but don’t forget to check out part one from the January issue first!

AUGIWorld February 2021 Issue Released!

2021.01.26

AUGI HotNews -- January 2021, Issue No. 212

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2021.01.07

AUGIWorld January 2021 -- Advancing Forward Into 2021

AUGIWorld January 2021
Happy New Year. Hopefully, we enter 2021 with a different point of view and things will get back to normal soon. As we advance forward in this year, new releases, new technologies and new ways of getting the job done are going to reach new levels.

Enjoy this month’s publication and keep moving FORWARD!

In the January 2021 issue:

This is the Way — Brian Chapman once again brings us some great advice on how 3D artists are just as talented as photographers and filmmakers.

Civil 3D Corridors and Feature Lines — This article helps you walk through a couple scenarios of when you could possibly use feature lines in your corridor modeling. Shawn Herring explains that feature lines now can be used as corridor baselines.

Modeling Stage Lighting in Revit — “There’s something on the wing”, or shall I say, “the Wing is on to something”? Eric Wing goes dives deep into a few different methods he thought would be useful for modeling some structure and lighting equipment.

Unitsosaurus Success or Failure — Jay Zallan has come back with a great article on how to setup and use the Units in your Revit environment to the full extent.

Inside Track — Brian Andresen brings us more opportunities to advance our skills, processes and workflows in our firms using the most current AEC related software and hardware updates that are available.

Pitfalls — Mark Kiker shares a great article on looking for the pitfalls that might trap you, and how to become a proactive manager that desires to avoid troubles that might come upon you.

AUGIWorld January 2021 Issue Released!

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