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Building information modelling is becoming synonymous with the architectural and construction industries, and with key stakeholder and building owners demanding decreased costs, on time and on budget delivery, and post completition building information. The adoption of BIM will continue to grow both in the private and public sectors as well as in the construction supply chain where BIM content and deliverables are being demanded as part of project expectations.

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Alan Johnson

Adding A Material To Revit Imported 3D Geometry

Adding A Material To Revit Imported 3D Geometry
If you have created an Autodesk Revit family by importing a 3Ddwg or SAT file for example, it will help to follow this handy tip for assigning a material (and colour). The imported 3D geometry will have a default material and colour. If you select your 3D imported geometry you can use query to find the default layer. On the Manage Tab > Settings Panel > Object Styles > Imported Obje...
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Alan Johnson

Creating Revit Families From Imported 3D Geometry

Creating Revit Families From Imported 3D Geometry
One of the big advantages of using Autodesk Revit family creation is that you can import 3D geometry from supported file formats and applications. This functionality leverages sophisticated technology in order to provide more consistent and higher quality 3D imports than other technologies. When imported into projects and families, these 3D shapes adopt some of the behaviour of the assigned Revit ...
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What’s the Next BIG Disruptor for AEC

What’s the Next BIG Disruptor for AEC
If you think the AEC world is settling into BIM and BIM is the future think again. The adoption of 3D technologies in the AEC sector is merely serving as an enabler and catalyst for change right across the sector. What would previously have been considered the norm is now highly debatable to the point that the current reality is that “change is fast becoming the new norm”. Robotics, Artificial Int...
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Alan Johnson

Revit Tip - How To Add To/From Room To A Door Schedule

Revit Tip - How To Add To/From Room To A Door Schedule
Have you ever created a building layout in Autodesk Revit and needed your door schedule to show either ‘to room’ or ‘from room’? When you start adding the required fields to the schedule you won't be able to find the ‘to room’ or ‘from room’ fields. However, these field options are available if you know where to look. Let’s say you have already placed the rooms and created your door sche...
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Alan Johnson

A Quick Tip For Revit Floor Finishes

A Quick Tip For Revit Floor Finishes
You can apply Revit floor finishes in a variety of ways. Most methods are based on the thickness of the finish material. For example, a thin finish such as a carpet might be applied with the split face and paint tool, whereas a thicker finish such as mortar-set stone tile might be a separate floor. As with most things Revit, either method can be used for either finish type, with neither way b...
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