As civil engineering experts we are big advocates of 12d model which has been more than 25 years in the market and is the leading civil engineering and surveying software in Australia and New Zealand.
12d Model is a powerful terrain modelling, surveying and civil engineering software package, that supports functionality for the entire civil engineering and surveying cycle. Unlike any other civil engineering products in the market, 12d model is not a drafting package with plugins, but was written from the ground up as a 3d civil engineering modelling tool. Specifically designed and created for the civil engineering industry, 12d Model improves your project efficiencies, completes projects in shorter timeframes and reduces costs.
Using the International Open BIM interchange format, IFC's, all the data in 12d Model including attributes, super strings, tins, drainage and sewer networks, and trimeshes, can be written out for seamless transfer to other BIM packages. Simultaneously 12d Model uses trimeshes to capture data from Architecture packages, and by using the power of 12d Model this localised data can be transformed so that it accurately fits in with civil data in real world coordinates. This revolutionary approach means that 12d Model can display, perform clash detection, set out for construction and do conformance checks, for data in projects ranging from building sites that cover hundreds of square metres, to roads, rail and other linear structures that extend over tens or hundreds of kilometers.
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