AUGI members worldwide write articles, papers, tutorials all the time. Here we host that material on our site in a manner that allows readers to find what they are interested in. We have sections in a number of areas, some related to products and others management and organizational issues.


  • Tipniques: Distributed Bucket Rendering with 3DS Max Design 2013

    August 2nd, 2012

    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

    by mark.kiker

    August 2nd, 2012

    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.
  • A Picture is Worth 1000 Uses

    by Jennifer Lanzetti,Damon Soch

    August 2nd, 2012

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

    by Martijn de Rie

    August 2nd, 2012

    This article breaks through the acronym jungle to explain how BIM can help nurture a project from concept to completion.
  • Letter from the President - August 2012

    by David Harrington

    August 2nd, 2012

    AUGI President David Harrington counts down the latest AUGI updates and profiles the upcoming Autodesk University 2012 (registration starts soon).
  • Navisworks Manage: Implementation Tips for General Contractors

    July 31st, 2012

    Jesse Ocon explores the use of a Navisworks-based 3D coordination program as a way to enhance the execution of construction projects.
  • Improvements to the Core

    by Jason Baill

    July 27th, 2012

    The 2013 release brings improvements to the core functionality of Revit Server, from a user's point of view.
  • Pain-Free Implementation in AutoCAD MEP

    July 25th, 2012

    When deciding to upgrade to a new release, such as AutoCAD MEP 2013, don't forget about the fundamentals.
  • Using Rooms & Spaces for Leverage in Revit MEP

    by David Rayno

    July 23rd, 2012

    Take advantage of Rooms and Spaces, which can be used to leverage models and improve design efficiency.
  • Implementing 3ds Max for Design Visualization

    by Osama Al

    July 19th, 2012

    Tools, concepts, and tips & tricks for getting started with Autodesk 3ds Max.

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