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  • ICC Codes published in PDF are now using the latest watermarking technology to avoid the issues with the DRM that was mentioned in your posts, so the Code Council members and customers no longer will have to deal with the DRM issues that were caused ...

  • ICC Codes published in PDF are now using the latest watermarking technology to avoid the issues with the DRM that was mentioned in your posts, so the Code Council members and customers no longer will have to deal with the DRM issues that were caused ...

  • Thomas, Richard - Fantastic to hear the copy/paste has helped in your workflow. David - Much effort has been put into the search engine - the engineers and code consultants continually layer in more intelligence. Hopefully this helps in your code coordination! ...

  • Richard the snipping tool is okay, i bought Faststone capture i think it's about $20 now but you can write on your captures and screen record videos.  I like it because it's easy yet powerful.  I hope it helps. ------------------------------ Andrew Dwight ...

  • In the past we have purchased the ICC codes and the NFPA Life Safety Code on CD. The ability to search the entire code (or code set) has been invaluable to performing thorough code reviews. However, for a number of years it seems like every time ...

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  • The following is an excerpt from my blog at deathofdrawing.com related to my new book The Death of Drawing: Architecture in the Age of Simulation published by Routledge. Among the professionals involved in the building industry, architects ...

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  • Last year on the TAP, several members identified challenges in technical environments accessing and gathering information in concealed spaces, particularly above ceilings. The workflow we developed with the TAP members' input is highly relevant to BIM ...

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  • QUALITY CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS & SPECIFICATIONS Do you know how to put together a good set of construction documents? As a new practitioner, an emerging architect, intern architect, or recent graduate, you may have felt that someone was withholding ...

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  • Is BIM the tool and the method building designers have long avoided? The AIA TAP FASTER FORWARD conference 2011 presented the idea of BIM, the process, the intelligence, and the potential. In addition, I attended the Autodesk University last week ...

  • Take a look at this article generated by LMN Architects, detailing their process for designing, fabricating, and simplifying a complicated panelized facade. http://lmnts.lmnarchitects.com/featured/mm-intro/