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Showing posts from February, 2014

Free Subscription for one year with select upgrades

As of February 1st, 2015, upgrades from previous releases will only be available with Subscription, the most cost-effective way to stay current. Upgrade and subscribe now to gain additional savings on our latest software with all the benefits of Subscription.
Meaning that if you have software, off subscription, the next 12 months will be the last time you can gain any value through an upgrade.

BUT, right now is an awesome time to upgrade because they are giving you subscription FREE!!!  Roughly 1000.00 savings per seat you upgrade.
What Should you Do?
We would highly recommend keeping your Autodesk Subscription current now through the effective date, and going forward from there in order to maximize your Autodesk investment.  If you are not currently on subscription, we would recommend upgrading to the current version before the effective date and adding the FREE subscription at that time. If you plan to be on the cutting …

Autodesk Impression 3

For the Architecture, and Landscape Architecture crowd out there, we love renderings.  We use them all the time for communicating design ideas, and for marketing proposals to win new work.  Now days we see a lot of photorealistic renderings which show every detail, every aspect of the design.  Many of these are extremely well done, and beautiful.  I myself greatly appreciate the effort and artistry that goes into creating them.
However, as an architect myself, I find that I don't always need the photo-realistic renderings.  Nor do I want it at the beginning of the schematic design phase.  I don't want things looking perfect.  I don't want to give away all the answers with a "perfect" rendering. In fact I have often experienced clients getting upset a bit when the final built project doesn't look exactly like the rendering used a year earlier.  Sometimes they can hinder the project. 
I just want to be able to print out  an elevation, or a perspective view and…