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Michael Dakan


Cadalyst contributing editor Michael L. Dakan, AIA, is an architect, author and independent AEC technology consultant.


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The Next Big Thing   1 Feb, 2002
By: Michael Dakan

What's on your CAD wish list?

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Take this time to organize   1 Aug, 2001
By: Michael Dakan

With an economic downturn in sight, many design firms will go through a slowdown in work. CAD managers may have some time to catch their breath and catch up with projects that have been put on the back burner. In the past few years, most design organizations have been...more >>

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3D architectural modeling falls short of promise   1 Apr, 2001
By: Michael Dakan

Architectural CAD software developers seem to concentrate most of their development effort on 3D modeling these days. New architectural CAD software revolves around the premise that architects and building services engineers want to construct a 3D model and render it. While...more >>

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Software updates: Patches and service packs   1 Feb, 2001
By: Michael Dakan

My December column generated quite a bit of feedback, most of it agreeing with my concerns about the fast pace of software upgrades. This month I'll discuss a related subject: how to control and manage the update patches and bug fixes that are also released rapidly. In...more >>

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