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ESO on ICC

When Frenchs Forest-based surveying firm ESO Surveyors won the contract to perform the quantity surveying on Sydney’s new International Convention Centre (ICC), they jumped at the chance. They had previously made the transition into buildings, and the challenge of such an interesting space appealed. The project was completed in conjunction with Robert Bird Group (for … Continue reading ESO on ICC



Drainage Plan Plot

This video demonstrates the many features of the Drainage Plan Plot PPF Editor, and the example PPFs installed in the library folder in 12d Model. Techniques for producing outputs for multiple drawings with different frame rotations are shown, on the way to producing PDFs of drainage plans. The Drainage Plan Plot PPF Editor is unique … Continue reading Drainage Plan Plot



12d and TMR Light Up

Sudharsanan Loganathan of the Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland (TMR) spoke to our Technical Forum audience about a lighting module in 12d Model he’s been working on. It includes some tools to help designers produce models, and specifically to create consistency in processes and improve the as-constructed. Background Managing assets was vital to … Continue reading 12d and TMR Light Up



12d Helps Build a Better World

What can we do to shape a better world? Charity, the environment, education, and health all spring to mind as areas to focus on… Since its humble roots back in 1988, sitting in (literally) a basement to sell the first licence of 12d (then 4d) Model, 12d Solutions has held dear these Company Values: Quality  … Continue reading 12d Helps Build a Better World



Drainage 2D in 12d Model

12d Water Resources Engineer Rob Graham is our ‘go-to guy’ for all things Drainage 2D. Watch this video to hear him talk about this exciting aspect of 12d Model! Stormwater overland flow is a critical component of roadway design. Estimating flow paths through intersections and roundabouts can be difficult, especially under complex diverging flow conditions. 2D … Continue reading Drainage 2D in 12d Model



J. Wyndham Prince’s Winning Innovation Award Entry

We caught up with David Healy – Senior Design Engineer, J. Wyndham Prince – who has been with the firm for about nine years, and in the engineering industry for about 16 years. David has been using 12d products for 14 years, across a broad range of road and drainage projects. He and his team … Continue reading J. Wyndham Prince’s Winning Innovation Award Entry



12d Model Clash Detection

12d Model Clash Detection 12d Model Programmer Hanh Cao addressed our 2018 Technical Forum audience about Clash Detection in 12d Model.   12d Model 12 – Supported Data Services Pipelines Water Nodes and Links Trimeshes TINs (v14) Menu BIM -> Check/clash -> Clash detection (then Detection or Rules) Rules Hierarchical Under ‘Clash Rule Sets’, each … Continue reading 12d Model Clash Detection



12d Model YouTube Playlists

Did you know…that we have a veritable plethora of playlists on our 12d Model YouTube Channel? With over 600 videos from our uploads alone, it can be hard to figure out what to watch! Not to mention how to find what you’re looking for! By placing videos in playlists, and including some other videos we … Continue reading 12d Model YouTube Playlists



Tips for the Plot Paramater File (PPF) Editors in 12d Model

I caught up with Owen Thornton of 12d Queensland to chat about his best tips for the Plot Paramater File (PPF) Editors in 12d Model software. This webinar video demonstrates some of the Public Works PPFs which 12d has developed for 12d Model 12 and beyond.   It also explores customising plotters, colours, plotter mapping … Continue reading Tips for the Plot Paramater File (PPF) Editors in 12d Model



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)



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