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September 23, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request at events@aga-cad.com.


A lot of Revit users often require specific L, T or Free End joins, which they can’t make by themselves, therefore they seek help by asking us to create specific joins that suit their needs. The most popular joins are already available in Wood and Metal Framing Wall+, but the fact they are the most popular doesn’t always mean they are the best ones for every case. Hence a need for unique joins arises, usually by structural engineers who intend to minimize heating losses or economize material consumption.

From now on, designers can create virtually any kind of joins, the only limitation is their imagination! Finally, designers can create own joins, which are more efficient in terms of both economy and sustainability.

AGACAD company has created a new Revit framing technology that allows users to create specific L, T or Free End joins, save them and use in any project!

Furthermore, with new Wood and Metal Framing Wall+ versions Revit users will be able to generate more detailed shop drawings and have possibility to create multiple sheets for one wall panel.

On this occasion, we were hosting a 45-min WEBINAR, which is relevant to both wood- and metal structure designers since all new features are same for both wood- and metal-framed structures.

In the process, you’ll see what Wood & Metal Framing Wall+ solutions are all about.

September 16, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

This engineering company turned to AGACAD for training and advice during its strategic transition from 2D to BIM several years ago. That gave rise to ongoing BIM project consulting and software development work, in a relationship that exemplifies AGACAD’s slogan of “Building BIM Together”. Baltic Engineers, now a leader in its home market, is also successfully growing internationally.

Client Profile:

Baltic Engineers UAB. Founded in 2001. Active mainly in Lithuania and Scandinavia, where it works with Denmark-based Ramboll and Finland’s Poyry.

Provides territorial planning, design, project management and engineering consultancy services. Among the first Lithuanian companies to implement BIM.

Has completed more than 200 projects over past 5 years in the building, industrial, infrastructure and environment sectors.

Business Need:

In making the strategic move to BIM several years ago, Baltic Engineers needed help optimizing its new Autodesk® Revit® platform, training staff to leverage the system’s full potential, and developing effective new processes.

The firm also needed ongoing expert BIM advice, some advanced functionality for Revit®, and a way to stay up-to-date regarding the latest technological advances.

In short, Baltic Engineers needed an expert BIM partner and advisor. And they selected AGACAD for its unique competencies and flexible approach.

September 14, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.


Discover the most important user based questions about MEP connections (Hangers and Supports). During this webinar we will introduce the casual workflow of Smart Hangers software that allows users to distribute hangers on MEP line based elements by predefined rules.

Furthermore, we‘ll demonstrate some new Revit® families that we have created for Smart Hangers.

We created Unistrut Trapeze Hanger and Support Families, which make multiple run hangers accessible in Smart Hangers. The new families enable easy Multi-Tier hanger distribution in Revit projects as well.

Intended Audience: MEP engineers, Structural engineers, BIM managers, BIM coordinators.

July 04, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) turned to AGACAD for an innovative training program. The goal? Transform 25 faculty members into a team of BIM experts ready to conduct integrated design projects and to more effectively teach BIM principles and practices to students at all levels. The result? KTU became the first university with a BIM team in the region.

Client Profile:

KTU is one the largest technical universities in the Baltics. Founded in Kaunas, Lithuania, in 1922, it is known for its business links, research leadership, and interdisciplinary programs.

KTU has more than 10,000 students in 149 study programs in 9 faculties.

Business Need:

At the top of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture's list of priorities were integrating BIM into all study programs, exposing students to state-of-the-art technology, involving private companies in the learning process, and promoting close cooperation between architects and engineers.

KTU sought the help of an industry leader to boost its lecturers' capacities in order to achieve these strategic objectives. Ultimately, it selected AGACAD.

July 01, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

AGACAD has created new software for Revit to export multi-layered frames of wooden walls and floors to automated panel production lines. From now on, modelled house frames can be moved from Revit to large CAD/CAM production lines, which can automatically assemble all framing members in predefined ways.

New software allows to predefine different operations and their rules for every station of production line, including sawing, drilling, trimming, and marking operations for every frame member, directly from Revit. Software exports multi-layered timber frame model and all previously predefined operations from Revit to WUP standard files, which helps users to control all processes in production line.

On this occasion, we are hosting a 45-min WEBINAR. Reserve your seat now!

June 17, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė

Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.


Collaboration between MEP engineers, structural engineers or architects is the main key to model precise buildings. One of the cases when collaboration between MEP engineers and structural engineers or architects greatly contributes to model’s quality is during insertion of openings into structures for MEP elements.

Usually MEP engineers work using linked file technology. They are linking structures to their own file and using it to check whether there are interferences. But how can someone specify the openings that are found in MEP engineer’s workplace for structural engineer. Structural engineers are given a huge amount of tasks to open passages for MEP services. Basically only MEP engineers know what sizes of openings should be used according to some special standard, fire ratings, etc.

AGACAD released a new technology for easier communication between MEP and structural engineers: "Cut Opening Software Opens New Possibilities for Collaboration between Revit® Users". Now structural engineers can take a breath and concentrate on their own tasks only. On this occasion, we are hosting a 30-min WEBINAR, which will be held by two Revit specialists that specialize in MEP engineering and structural engineering.

March 18, 2016 by Asta Aksomitienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

Our solution Smart Assemblies already saves a lot of time for its users. Automatic assembly, view, and schedule creation, dimension addition and placement of everything on sheets – these tasks are greatly optimized by Smart Assemblies.

Now we’ve developed assemblies’ update and managing technology. We have added possibility to add or delete details/cuts to all assemblies of the same type at once, as well as additional control options to the update process of assemblies and views.

Dynamic Update technology prevents users from making mistakes in element assemblies, it will check whether all details are included in an assembly and give an option to remove or add these details to the assemblies automatically. New version also covers search and select options to easily find and isolate Primary and Secondary Assemblies.

FREE WEBINAR

New Dynamic Update Technology for Assembly Management

Live on Thursday, March 24th, 2016

During this 30 min session you'll see:

December 21, 2015 by Asta Aksomitienė

Dear clients and colleagues and followers:

We reach out to you as 2015 nears an end, hoping that this year has been good to you in terms of the goals you’ve achieved and the helpful new insights you’ve gained.

We’re thankful that you use our solutions, and that you share with us your ideas and desires – thus contributing to the further development of BIM tools for the benefit of the whole BIM community.

September 23, 2015 by Asta Aksomitienė
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If you want to watch the recorded version of the webinar please contact us by email events@aga-cad.com and we'll send you a record link.

On the 1st of October, we’ll give you some valuable information about precast concrete design that is topical for architects, engineers, and others on the construction team.

Structural precast concrete elements must comply with architectural ideas of modern buildings, and their technological capabilities give designers more versatility to face a wide variety of design challenges. But engineering process, like modeling of precast elements, is often confusing and time-consuming, therefore efficiency in design (as well as production, delivery, erection, etc.) is very relevant to architects, structural engineers and others in building industry.

Please join us in a free 60 min. webinar on the best ways to model and prepare documentation of precast/prestressed concrete elements with the help of Revit® extensions.

Date: 1 Oct 2015

Venue: Online

FREE WEBINAR

How to Model Precast Elements and Complete Documentation Much Faster in Revit®

Join the webinar and see how to:

March 09, 2015 by Asta Aksomitienė

We're glad to announce that we are exhibiting at the UK's largest BIM conference at Manchester Central on the 8-9 of April to present our powerful BIM solutions and very valuable extensions for Autodesk® Revit® users. You will be able to explore our solutions' functionality on Stand 59.

This two-day conference offers the latest in practical BIM knowledge, on topics from starting your BIM journey to 5D integration and beyond. Come to meet the industry's expert speakers and join us for these days. We'll be exhibiting our time-saving BIM related solutions that help Revit users to perform complex design tasks: prefab structure design, wood & metal framing, sustainable design, MEP engineering, and BIM data management. Attendees will be shown various possibilities how they can improve their design and BIM data management efficiency working with Autodesk Revit software.

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