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12d Technical Forum and Innovation Awards 2021

Postponement As most of you would know by now, in the wake of the recent COVID-19 virus outbreak, the team behind the 12d Technical Forum made the tough decision to postpone what was to be the 2020 event, to 1-3 August 2021. In making this decision, we pledged our commitment to supporting the health and … Continue reading 12d Technical Forum and Innovation Awards 2021



Working from home, and other stories…

Prior to COVID-19, I never saw myself as the ‘working from home type’. I’ve always quite liked going in to the office, seeing my colleagues…emailing/talking to customers and hosting webinars from my desk, in my office, on my desktop computer, with my chair and keyboard set up just the way I like them. So to … Continue reading Working from home, and other stories…



Catchments, Rainfall, and Runoff – oh, my!

Yesterday, I caught up with 12d Queensland’s Owen Thornton again, for Episode 4 of the incredibly popular webinar series, Stormwater Drainage Design Fundamentals. This episode – the fourth of six – was entitled ‘Catchments, Rainfall, and Runoff’. Owen demonstrated the Water Network Editor being used to establish links between water networks, catchment data, and rainfall tables. … Continue reading Catchments, Rainfall, and Runoff – oh, my!



Trimesh BIM Create and Edit Part 2 (Advanced)

I caught up with Peter Taynton of 12d Queensland (online) again earlier today for the 6th and final episode in his very popular ‘Trimesh BIM’ Training Webinar series. This webinar looks at advanced creation of everyday survey or design features: Fencing with varying panel definitions Capping and spheres Use of profiles and attributes to define … Continue reading Trimesh BIM Create and Edit Part 2 (Advanced)



12d Field Pickup in 12d Model 14

I caught up with Graham Wirth yesterday to chat about 12d Field Pickup in 12d Model 14 (Configuration and Setup). This informative Training Webinar ran through the setup, configuration and use of 12d Field Pickup in 12d Model 14. A previous webinar had demonstrated the features of Pickup in 12d Model 12. A lot has … Continue reading 12d Field Pickup in 12d Model 14



Trimesh BIM Create/Edit – Part 1 (Basic)

Earlier today, I caught up with 12d Queensland’s Peter Taynton for the fifth episode in his Trimesh BIM Objects series, Trimesh BIM Create/Edit – Part 1 (Basic). This webinar looked at simple creation of everyday survey or design features: – Construction and Landscape Fencing – Single shaped trenching – Structures – Use of Profiles to define … Continue reading Trimesh BIM Create/Edit – Part 1 (Basic)



Giving Your Water Networks a Geometry Lesson

I caught up with Owen Thornton of 12d Queensland yesterday for the third episode of his Stormwater Drainage Design Fundamentals webinar series: Give Your Water Networks a Geometry Lesson. This series covers the basic and intermediate aspects of the Three Waters modules in 12d Model 14, with special emphasis on the design of stormwater drainage. … Continue reading Giving Your Water Networks a Geometry Lesson



Creating Water Networks in 12d Model

I caught up with Owen Thornton of 12d Queensland last week to chat about creating water networks in 12d Model. His series of training webinars – Stormwater Drainage Design Fundamentals – covers the basic and intermediate aspects of the Water modules in 12d Model 14, with special emphasis on the design of stormwater drainage. It … Continue reading Creating Water Networks in 12d Model



Setting Out BIM

Paul Hardwick from 12d Queensland addressed our 2018 12d Technical Forum delegates about ‘Setting Out BIM’. BIM: As smart as it looks? To Paul, this topic is about 12d Model meeting the challenge…is BIM as smart as it looks? Sure, BIM is really good for doing clash detection, and it looks very pretty…Paul said he … Continue reading Setting Out BIM



Traffic Light Layout and Basic Line Marking in 12d Model

I caught up with 12d Queensland’s Peter Taynton to chat about Traffic Light Layout and Basic Line Marking in 12d Model. This webinar was Part 4 in Peter’s ‘Trimesh BIM Objects’ series, which began late last year and will conclude in the next few weeks with one final episode. Peter told us about: Light placement and … Continue reading Traffic Light Layout and Basic Line Marking in 12d Model



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