AUGI HotNews August 2012

AUGI HotNews August 2012


Letter from the President - August 2012

AUGI President David Harrington counts down the latest AUGI updates and profiles the upcoming Autodesk University 2012 (registration starts soon).

A Picture is Worth 1000 Uses

Various practices of 3D visualization technology have emerged in the construction industry and continue to evolve. This article discusses the range of possibilities dependent only on creativity of the manager.


Tipniques: Distributed Bucket Rendering with 3DS Max Design 2013

Are your rendered images taking a long time to render? If you are using the mental ray rendering engine, you can take advantage of a great feature of 3DS Max Design (as well as 3DS Max) called distributed bucket rendering. Specialist Tod Stephens offers detailed tips for using Distributed Bucket Rendering to speed up the rendering of simple images in 3DS.

CAD Management: I Disagree

Mark Kiker offers a few tips on getting the best out of a motivated team, encouraging communication, and fostering the open flow of ideas and information.

Autodesk Revit World View: Parenting Your Design - BIM & IPD

This article breaks through the acronym jungle to explain how BIM can help nurture a project from concept to completion.

Sponsor Spotlight: Mobile Workstations Let You Take the Power of a Desktop on the Road

The latest HP EliteBook mobile workstations deliver the power, performance, and portability that allows you to design, analyze, render, and model anytime, anywhere.