WHEN: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
WHERE: Signature Architects
313 Littleton Road, Suite 18
Chelmsford, MA 01824
O: (978) 250-1662, ext 1#
C: (978) 590-0732
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HOSTS: Michael Smith, Stephen Preble, Tina Fancher, Oscar Morales, Bill Huther, Signature Architects, Inc.
6:00 Food / Reception ($5 donation)
6:15 Welcome, Introduction, General Announcements
6:30 Mikeís Hobby:
Mike will update us on the status of his airplane building project, started 3 years ago (yes, itís a real airplane that carries 2 people).
6:45 DataCAD 14:
- How to manage the dongle-less installation (Deactivation and Activation)
- Revised "Remember Layer Settings for GoTo Views"
- Saving MSP sheets as .DWGs (how-to, and pitfalls)
7:45 Break: Time to grab some refreshments, network with
colleagues, and share some tips and tricks.
8:00 SketchUp: Bill Huther will show how to use CAD elevations as
Ďtilt-upsí to get really quick models. He also has some
impressive interior animations done in SketchUp.
DIRECTIONS TO SIGNATURE ARCHITECTS, INC.
We are located in a two-story office building at the south end of Chelmsford, on Rt. 110. The office is very easy to get to, with ample parking, so we hope you will come out to visit us.
From Points North: Take I-495 South to Exit 32 (Westford). At the bottom of the ramp take a LEFT. Go to the second set of traffic lights (gas stations on 3 corners). Follow the "Common Directions" below.
From Points South: Take I-495 North to Exit 32 (Westford) At the bottom of the ramp take a RIGHT. Go to the first set of traffic lights (gas stations on 3 corners). Follow the "Common Directions" below.
At the traffic lights take a LEFT onto Rt. 110/Littleton Road. Go 2 miles, passing into Chelmsford along the way. Ours is an L-shaped brick office building on the LEFT (with Thai and Indian restaurants). Go in the center doors into the lobby, then upstairs to Suite 18.
Note: AIA Members & Massachusetts Registered Architects can earn 3 CEU credits for attending.