Essentially people, all of us when we go to design something we often go out and do it and will make one or we’ll have three designs and…then we run out of time or money or patience and we say good enough. The computer doesn’t get bored in that same way. It doesn’t run out of time so you can literally test millions of versions and get a much better answer. So really what we are doing is automating the building of these prototypes. — MarketPlace
"Our goal was to develop a device to be used on construction sites. We created a highly portable large format display device with a rugged and weatherproof case that could hold all the CAD drawings a team needs. This makes designs available virtually any place and any time," — Dmitriy Shemet, head of research and development at PocketBook, E-Ink press release
E Ink announces the 13.3" Fina E-ink Display in conjunction with Pocketbook announcing the new PocketBook CAD Reader. Utilizing the Fina display and running Android 4.04, the larger tablet was explicitly designed to display CAD drawings and be utilized in the field for construction. It utilizes...
CTRL+5 - Remove Client’s color Palette
CTRL+6 - Remove Client’s wife’s color Palette (must press hard)
CTRL+E - Cycles through design ideologies
CTRL+F - Flatten all roofs
CTRL+H - Insert Awesomeness
CTRL+K - Justify design concept
CTRL+L - Left justify design concept
CTRL+P - Prints unemployment check
CTRL+V - Value Engineer (reduces scale by 78%)
F4 - Toggles MODERNISM
F8 -Toggles ORTHO MODE (should always be on)
F9 -Toggles POSTMODERNISM (should always be off)
F11 - Toggles ARROGANCE — Coffee with an Architect
Jody Brown at Coffee with an Architect has come up with a revised list of Autocad Command shortcuts. I would imagine that these will quickly become the new industry standard for drafting stations everywhere. Please print and post next to your work station for future reference. And remember, to...
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