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May 24, 2017 by Ieva Janulevičiūtė

Thanks to the enhanced Wood/Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+ and Roof+ software, you’ll be able to add customizable, complex dimensions with completely new dimensioning technology – Smart Dimensions.

Although in the past you could also add dimensions to your shop drawings automatically, with Smart Dimensions, you can configure them from the simplest variation, where dimensions will be added only to a predefined layer, to more complex variations, where all layers will be dimensioned.

April 27, 2017 by Ieva Janulevičiūtė

Recently, Team AGACAD has made quite a lot of significant changes in its Framing software for Revit to automate your work even more yet still provide flexibility. Who wouldn’t want to create and use different Detail configurations for the same Wall Type; calculate Gravity Points for Wall, Floor, or Roof panels; or customize complex dimensions with completely new Smart Dimensioning technology? You’ll be able to do all that and more!

Read on to find out the benefits of the enhanced versions of Wood/Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+, and Roof+.

On this occasion, we are hosting a 30-min WEBINAR!

Please join us on Thursday (May 4th) and learn about the major innovations we’ve achieved in our wood and metal framing solutions in the last 6 months.

January 04, 2017 by Renata Jočienė

If you’ve been hoping for a way to effortlessly and painlessly reposition studs, your ship has just come in. And even if you haven’t been on the lookout for it, you may want to climb aboard – this is the Queen Mary of stud placement.

It’s fast. It’s powerful. It makes life easier.

The newly released versions of Wood / Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+, and Roof+ contain a new option that allows you to position studs and joists not only in relation to each other but according to Revit gridlines. This special feature was developed at the request of our Norwegian users.

In the past, studs or joists had to be spaced following a predefined pattern, say, 24 inches apart, within each wall, starting from one end or the other or from both ends working toward the midpoint. An extra step was then required to make sure that studs were aligned.

But now, with new Align with Project Base Point feature, you can space and align all your studs at the same time! Project Base Point handles positioning in a more robust manner than before: instead of directly defining the spacing between studs, you just define the grid spacing, and the function takes care of the rest. Studs are positioned on the gridlines –and where necessary to fill in gaps or form intersections – so that they always match up across a corridor or room.

Notice how the studs are spaced according to the grid:

January 03, 2017 by Renata Jočienė

Want to see more detail in your shop drawings? Now you can, by creating Detail Views! This powerful function is included in the newly released versions of Wood / Metal Framing Wall+, Floor+, and Roof+. This special feature was developed at the request of our Norwegian users.

Back in the olden days, when you placed an assembly view on your shop drawing, you could see that assembly and all its parts in all their dimensioned glory. It was wonderful.

That was then.

This is now.

Say hello to Detail Views.

December 09, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

Our framing software for wood and metal floors has been updated in a lot of ways. From connections to stud size, from rendering shop drawings to cutting beams, there is a variety of upgrades in these products. Let’s take a tour and check out the new features of Wood Framing Floor+ and Metal Framing Floor+!

  • Floor Connections
    Even though the most popular floor end connections were already available, these weren’t sufficient because users often want to generate something unique. Take structural engineers. They’re always interested in reducing heat loss and saving materials, frequently by using special joins. Well, now we have good news for everyone who needs to make custom joins! Our newly-developed custom join function allows you to make virtually any connection type, save it, and use it in your projects.

November 03, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

Roof Panel Layout is a powerful solution for prefabricated roof panels in Revit®. It enables easy roof panel planning and splitting into segments for prefabrication which can then be used in the roof framing process.

After getting a roof from the architects, we can use Roof Panel Layout to generate the panel layout planning. The software uses predefined rules to draw symbolic lines indicating the future panels. Then it creates real Revit® roof panels. Later Wood or Metal Framing Roof+ users can use these panels to create prefabricated framing, including rafters, battens, valley joists, roof boards, and so on.

September 23, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

Using Wood Framing Wall+ and Metal Framing Wall+, you can automate wall framing work in Revit and build complete shop drawings with dimensioning, part lists and material take-off automatically. Solution will collect all elements from one wall panel and make assembly with predefined views, add dimensions, add tags, make sheets and put the views into the sheets.

With new Wood Framing Wall+ and Metal Framing Wall+ version you will be able to generate more detailed shop drawings and have possibility to create multiple sheets for one wall panel. We received this request from our client Mr. Alar Oinus (Fint Engineering OÜ) who wants to provide more information about framed walls to fabrication process.

Assembly Views, Schedules and Sheets are now separated into different tabs which makes it ease to find and control them. Under Assembly Views, you can predefine assembly views, graphical representation, and framing layers you want to present. Now you can predefine different framing, connection or part tags for each view. Also every view now can have its own frame dimensioning rules, which include dimension styles and positioning. There are no limits to the amount of views!


June 01, 2016 by Renata Jočienė

We are glad to announce that there was a NEW framing technology added that allows to frame multi-story houses 10 times faster! Updates are reflected in these applications for Autodesk® Revit®:

Metal Framing Wall+ 2016.14 and 2017.14,
Wood Framing Wall+ 2016.14 and 2017.14,

Metal Framing Floor+ 2016.8 and 2017.8,
Wood Framing Floor+ 2016.8 and 2017.8.

Multi-Framing features work great with big projects, like multi-story wood- or metal-framed houses. We have tried to frame walls belonging to one group and copy them to other similar groups in the model of big tenement house. It took only ~30 minutes to frame over 700 walls with new multi-framing functionality.

May 30, 2016 by Inga Ibenienė
Webinar has ended, but its recording is available upon request on events@aga-cad.com.

Engineering design professionals are now being challenged to create multi-story buildings that are not only economical and sustainable but design tasks should be accomplished quickly and accurately as well.

AGACAD company has created a new framing technology that allows to frame multi-story houses 10 times faster!
Using brand new Multi-Framing tools Revit® user can easily transfer framing elements between same model groups or identical walls/floors in different levels of buildings. Building designer can predefine what elements he is going to affect: all walls/floors from the same model group, from the instance model group, or selected wall/floor should be unique in the building.

All changes in the selected frame will be automatically transferred and overwritten into identical walls according to filtering rules.

Join our free webinar and see how to easily accomplish structural design for multi-level steel-framed buildings.

10 Times Faster Framing of Multi-Story Houses

Live on Thursday, 2 June 2016


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