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12d acts locally (while ‘thinking globally’, as ever)

It’s not often we at 12d Solutions get to travel ‘just down the road’ to see 12d Model in action – most of the projects we’ve seen it used on over time have been a fair distance away from our Northern Beaches location. But in recent times, that trend has changed a little. In February, … Continue reading 12d acts locally (while ‘thinking globally’, as ever)



Combined 12d Field

I caught up with 12d Field Product Sales and Marketing Manager Graham Wirth to chat about Combined 12d Field. This presentation reviews the improvements made to 12d Field in 12d Model 14. Setout and Pickup have been combined into the one package to give the user more functionality, combined with a simpler user experience for … Continue reading Combined 12d Field



12d Model Design – The Basics

I caught up with Graeme Winfield of 12d Queensland to chat about some of the basics in 12d Model for Design. In this video, Graeme covers such topics as: Overview of 12d file and folder structures The Design process Survey data Creating designs Resolving 12d Model startup problems Where to get more information Catch up … Continue reading 12d Model Design – The Basics



Arup – 12d Innovation Awards 2018 – Overall Winning Entry

Arup Sydney’s entry in our Innovation Awards last year was truly fantastic. On the Parramatta Light Rail (Stage 1) project, they utilised 12d Model in innovative ways, bringing in all manner of applications not often seen before. The project worked on lots of different areas around Parramatta, requiring a lot of different solutions, and involved … Continue reading Arup – 12d Innovation Awards 2018 – Overall Winning Entry



Super Alignment Computators and Chains

In this popular webinar video, Tim Brooks of 12d Queensland looks at using various Computators in 12d Model Super Alignments, and how these are used to create a more dynamic design. Computators are used to link Alignments together. In Conjunction with Super Alignment Computators, Tim demonstrates how putting these into a Design Chain can significantly … Continue reading Super Alignment Computators and Chains



Changes to Surveying

Over the years, Survey Managers such as Greg Cech of ESO Surveyors in Sydney have seen great changes in technology and in working practices across the industry. Tools such as software have opened doors in ways that once would have seemed impossible. When Greg started his career as a surveyor, he was working with what … Continue reading Changes to Surveying



Finding Things Fast in 12d Model

I caught up with Owen Thornton of 12d Queensland to chat about his ideas for ‘Finding Things Fast in 12d Model’.  You can watch the video here: In this webinar, Owen demonstrates some simple tips and recommendations for improving productivity with 12d Model. The session was mainly intended for less experienced users, though experts might … Continue reading Finding Things Fast in 12d Model



12d, ESO, and the Northern Beaches Hospital

We caught up with Greg Cech from ESO Surveyors, who is currently employed as the Survey Manager on the Northern Beaches Hospital road infrastructure job. Greg has been on that project for two and a half years, and it was going for approximately a year before he started. All of ESO’s work on this project … Continue reading 12d, ESO, and the Northern Beaches Hospital



Civil BIM and IFCs

12d CEO Dr Lee Gregory addressed our 2018 Technical Forum audience about Civil BIM and Industry Foundation Classes (IFCs) in 12d Model. View his talk here. Everyone is talking about BIM, but most people only see bits and pieces of it…a lot of it is jargon, so it’s important to know which parts to pay … Continue reading Civil BIM and IFCs



West Gate Tunnel Project – Melbourne

Tim Frost from Jacobs and Chris Hunt from Aurecon addressed our 2018 12d Technical Forum delegates about their work on the West Gate Tunnel Project in Melbourne. Tim has been a Civil Designer for 10 years, and was a Tunnel Zone Civil Designer on this project, in charge of getting all the outputs out as … Continue reading West Gate Tunnel Project – Melbourne



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