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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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Dave Talbot

Autodesk BIM 360 – Driving Collaboration for Construction Industry

BIM 360 banner  What is BIM 360? This article gives an introduction to Autodesk BIM 360 and the challenges that drove the development of the platform, the downside of existing construction collaboration methods and an insight into the problems that BIM 360 overcomes to help companies involved in the Design Build and Operate phases of a project move to the next generation of BIM The Collaboration Challenges...
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Graitec is Nominated for a Construction Computing Award!

Graitec is Nominated for a Construction Computing Award!
For the last 11 years, Construction Computing Magazine has been recognising all the excellent work done to develop, maintain, design and modify buildings across the UK by awarding a recognition to the best technology, tools and solutions providers in the industry. Known as “The Hammers”, the Construction Computing Awards for this year are due to take place on the 16th of November at the Radisson B...
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Justin Taylor

Revit Sheet Composition

Revit Sheet Composition
Printed output in Revit is What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG), with a few exceptions: The background colour for the print job is always white. By default, reference planes, work planes, crop boundaries, unreferenced view tags, and scope boxes do not print. To include them in the print job, in the Print Setup dialog, clear the corresponding Hide options. The print job includes elements that ha...
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Simon Dickinson

Autodesk Revit - Easy Peesey P-Traps

Autodesk Revit - Easy Peesey P-Traps
On a recent job I need to create server P-Traps, these were big ones on 120mm pipe, but the way the default family works in Revit is not easy and you cannot Automate the way in which they are placed, but with a little modification you can create a p-trap that works on a routing system. The first thing to do is to create your pipe work, in this case a 40mm waste from the bottom of the sink and then...
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Jonathan Hand

Adding Trusses using Revit Extensions

Adding Trusses using Revit Extensions
The Revit Extensions add-on extends the capabilities of Revit software in key areas, including structural analysis, modelling, reinforcement, interoperability and construction documentation. Using the dialog box you can configure the settings for truss type, rafter and chord sizes along with settings for wallplates, gable ladders & spandrel panels. In the below video I show you how to downlo...
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