Wednesday, April 29, 2009

BIM City

This was a group effort by U.S. CAD Technical Specialists showcasing how Autodesk 2010 software solutions can help improve your business and add value to your existing workflow. The software used to complete the demo reel is: Revit Architecture 2010, Revit Structure 2010, 3ds MAX Design 2010 and Adobe After Affects CS4. Each of these help bring the latest value to your workflow and help in designing projects which are geared towards Building Information Modeling (BIM), Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and Sustainable Design (SD) initiatives. To learn more please visit

P.S.- The embedded video is not! the special project I mentioned in a previous post - that is still in the works.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

3ds MAX Design 2010

So after having played around with max for a few weeks now I'm beyond words with excitement for the potential of this release. To mark the occasion I have a special project planned to celebrate. Here is a little clue to what it involves...

Monday, April 06, 2009

AutoCAD 2010 Tips & Tricks by Lynn Allen

An exclusive for AUGI members only, you can now download Lynn Allen's AutoCAD 2010 Tips & Tricks book well in advance of any other Autodesk product user. Check it out!

Wednesday, April 01, 2009

3ds MAX 2010 Viewport Shading

Here is a couple of screen captures I took of a scene I opened on my computer of an interior house with artificial lights. Both shots were taken on the same laptop with a Nvidia Quadro FX 1600M. 2009 is significantly darker, less shadow pronouncement and generally low in graphic quality. 2010 is brighter, smoother, better all around. Click one of the image previews for a larger version...

AutoCAD on a Mac?

If you had just about given up hope that Autodesk would release AutoCAD for the MAC OS platform, think again. This recent survey shows Autodesk is researching market interest. If you've ever wanted to see it on a MAC OS, fill out this survey!