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September 25, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

The other week we were in Växjö, Sweden exhibiting at Forum Wood Framing Nordic with our partner AEC. While there, we met a lot of wood building designers and manufacturers who liked our software, especially because of the flexibility it offers in Revit. We also had the pleasure of meeting some of our existing clients, which is always a highlight for us these kinds of events!

We showed our latest in wood framing for conference attendees who were interested in our timber software. The forum provided the perfect opportunity to demonstrate our newest solution — Wood Framing CLT — to the Scandinavian market.

September 18, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

In this webinar we'll show how to use our Smart Assemblies BIM solution – and particularly its revamped Smart Dimensions feature – to further automate your shop drawings in Revit. Whatever your line of work (wood/metal framing, precast, etc.), if you have to make shop drawings, this webinar is for you. We invite you to join!

What you'll see in this webinar:

  • Automatic dimensioning rules in Smart Dimensions;
  • Available settings in Smart Dimensions and what they mean;
  • The difference between making dimensions using Smart Dimensions vs. the default settings of Smart Assemblies;
  • Examples of dimensioning in shop drawings used in various countries around the world.

September 06, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

It’s time to demonstrate the new workflow and technology created especially for cross-laminated timber (CLT). In this webinar about CLT, you’ll see how to create CLT panels for walls, floors, and roofs by using AGACAD’s Wood Framing software and sample families, distribute details, and even design ventilated facades!

July 03, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

Thanks to all who attended our webinar on framing heavy timber and post-n-beam structures in Revit. For those who missed out – or who liked the live webinar so much that they want to see it again! – head on over to our AGACAD webinar playlist on YouTube. While there, please subscribe to our channel.


What did this webinar cover?

  • Setting up configurations and standards for creating wall, floor, and roof frames using heavy timbers.
  • Auto-generating truss framing and defining detailed, multi-layer rafters in a snap using fully customizable rules and templates.
  • Distributing & managing details for creating connections with cuts common for oak frames using Smart Details.
  • Preparing shop drawings and cut lists with all required views and where elements are dimensioned, sorted, tagged, scheduled, and mass is calculated.
  • Exporting elements and details to a CNC machine or CAD/CAM production line.

June 22, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

What's the latest building style you can frame with AGACAD‘s Framing software for Revit? Heavy Timber and Post-&-Beam structures! The new Wood Framing Oak software is powerful and flexible, automating the design process for even the most complex and unique structures – it’s just a matter of figuring out a workflow and required families.

We've already covered multi-layered timber frames and frames with SIP panels for walls, floors and roofs, high-quality ventilated facades, and architectural curtain walls with highly detailed elements. So now it's time to move on to framing with massive timbers. We invite you to join our webinar!

You’ll see the technology for creating heavy-timber-framed walls, floors and roofs using our Wood Framing Oak software and sample families. You’ll also see how to distribute and manage details for creating connections with cuts common for oak frames using Smart Details and, finally, how to prepare shop drawings, cut lists, and even export wood elements and details to any CNC machine and CAD/CAM production line, such as Hundegger, Weinmann, etc.

June 21, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

Thanks to all who attended our webinar on generating shop drawings and inserting connection details for precast projects in Revit. For those who missed out – or who liked the live webinar so much that they want to see it again! – head on over to our AGACAD Precast Concrete video playlist on YouTube. While there, please subscribe to our channel.



What did this webinar cover?

  • Tweaking the position, depth, and rotation of selected views.
  • Placing legend views.
  • Updates for dimensioning hosted details.
  • Generating shop tickets with auto-dimensions.
  • Handling connection hardware families and their configurations.

June 19, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

In this webinar we'll concentrate on NEW FEATURES that have been added to Precast Concrete, specifically, generating shop drawings with Smart Assemblies and inserting connection hardware with Smart Details.

In the new version of the Smart Assemblies module, you'll see how to work with assemblies that were already created in Revit, how to tweak the position, depth, and rotation of selected views and place legend views. And most impressive – updates for dimensioning hosted details. As for the Smart Details tool, new features allow for better handling of configurations and connection families, so we’ll see those as well in this webinar.

Ideal for structural engineers, designers & drafters, BIM modelers & detailers, and CAD engineers & technicians. The features in this webinar will help our precast clients – firms in building design & engineering, consultancy, and manufacturing all over the world save copious amounts of time on shop drawings.

June 06, 2018 by Robert Prybyla

Thanks to all who attended our webinar on the new MEP Hangers BIM Solution that was recently released with lots of new features. See the Sneakpeek below for a snapshot of the webinar. For those who missed out – or who liked the live webinar so much that they want to see it again – head on over to our AGACAD Webinar playlist on YouTube. While there, please subscribe to our channel!


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