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January 12, 2021

Shop Drawings for Precast Concrete in Revit [WEBINAR]

Who wants to spend less time getting shop tickets just right in Autodesk® Revit®? Who doesn’t! Join our free 45-minute webinar on January 21st, during which we’ll show how to create shop drawings automatically in Revit using the Smart Assemblies addon that is part of AGACAD’s Precast Concrete BIM Solution.

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December 22, 2020

Our holiday wish: Exchange gifts with love and data with clarity

Dear Clients, Colleagues, Friends and Followers,

Sharing is caring. That’s always true in families and communities, especially during the holidays. And it’s also very true in the world of BIM, where providing for each other’s information needs is key. For collaboration, for automation – for good decision-making and state-of-the-art solutions.

This year, while working remotely amid the pandemic, designers, architects, engineers, builders, property managers and others have all felt more sharply than ever how vital the effective exchange of data is.

In terms of data to exchange, accuracy takes effort. But clarity, real usefulness, takes more.

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November 24, 2020

Thorn Engineering values AGACAD as a partner in its timber framing work

This Northern European design firm specializing in timber buildings finds great value not just in AGACAD’s powerful Revit® framing add-ons and exporters, but also in its ongoing support as a BIM technology partner.

Client Profile

Thorn Engineering OÜ provides technical support and timber-frame building design services for architects, prefabricators and construction firms. Based in northern Estonia, it is part of the Harmet Group of production, construction, design and sales companies active mainly in the Nordic region.

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October 21, 2020

AGACAD Advances | Fall 2020

A lot has gone down in the past 6 months: new tools, fresh user interfaces, and the busiest webinar season we’ve ever had. All that and more in the latest edition of our newsletter AGACAD Advances.

  • Modeling precast to LOD 400
  • Tips for keeping Revit models running smoothly
  • Revit massing
  • Specialized framing collection: SIPS, CLT, OAK, Ventilated Facades, Curtain Walls & Panels
  • Upcoming webinars
  • Compatibility of Precast Concrete with ProdLib Library to insert Peikko and Anstar structural precast connections in Revit
  • CNC Exporters
  • 5 new client cases on framing and MEP design

Check out the Fall 2020 edition of AGACAD Advances.


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October 19, 2020

BIM Models & Shop Tickets for Precast Concrete in Revit [WEBINAR]

Want to more efficiently design precast concrete structures in Revit? Register for our free 30-minute webinar taking place on October 29th! Our Precast Concrete BIM software streamlines the modeling, detailing, and documentation workflow and eliminates hours of tedious manual tasks by automating slab layouts, wall panelization, detail distribution, rebar placement, and shop drawing prep. See how in this expert-level tutorial.

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October 12, 2020

Modeling Curtain Walls & Panels in Revit [WEBINAR]

Looking to bring your design and modeling process of curtain walls and facades to the next level of automation? Register for our free 30-minute webinar on October 22nd and see how to efficiently design parametric unitized curtain wall systems in Revit® using our Curtain Walls & Panels BIM software.

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October 6, 2020

Placing MEP Hangers in a Revit Project [WEBINAR]

Looking for a way to efficiently distribute hangers and supports for duct, pipe, conduit, and cable tray systems in Revit? Register for our free 30-minute webinar taking place on October 15th! You’ll see how to do that and more in this expert-level tutorial on using our MEP Hangers BIM Solution for Revit.

MEP Hangers Revit
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October 2, 2020

Rihter: AGACAD framing solutions for BIM help stay at the cutting edge

This Slovenia-based international producer of prefabricated buildings says the ever-evolving advanced technology in AGACAD’s Wood Framing suite and other BIM software for Revit® has boosted its throughput and lowered its costs.

Client Profile

RIHTER Prefabricated Houses makes low-energy homes as well as commercial and holiday buildings. Tailoring designs for every client and using the best current technologies have helped the firm, established in Slovenia in 1990, expand to Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, and Croatia.

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September 24, 2020

@PrecastConcrete Users: Column Reinforcement tool for Revit, activation instructions

column reinforcement

News of interest for current users of Precast Concrete: the new Column Reinforcement feature is included in your license of Precast Concrete, gratis!


Please follow the instructions below for Revit 2021/2020 or Revit 2019 to activate it.

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September 21, 2020

New Precast Column Reinforcement tool for Revit users

columns reinforcement

Within the past year, we’ve released tools that automate the modeling of reinforcement in walls and beams in Revit. Now it’s time to introduce Column Reinforcement.

In this initial release, you can use it to place main rebar, stirrups, and corbel reinforcement in rectangular columns. While it’s primarily made for precast, it also works for cast in-situ. See the workflow for reinforcing columns in Revit.

Column Reinforcement is a feature of our Precast Concrete design software, which covers modeling and documentation of precast elements and reinforcement of walls, beams, and now columns.

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