BIM Technical Manager at Graitec, has over 12 years with Revit and BIM, as well as over 16 years CAD experience. As an Autodesk Certified Professional and Instructor, Simon specialises in Revit, Navisworks and 3ds Max. He also works as a consultant on many projects large and small helping design practices and manufacturers to implement BIM - from setting up new BIM standards, to solving complex design issues with the software, and making sure that the customer gets early and lasting benefit from their investment in BIM technology. Simon is a pure enthusiast, who is always more than willing to share his enthusiasm and knowledge of BIM.
Simon Dickinson

3ds Max Asset Library

3ds Max Asset Library
I am probably one of the worst people at organizing my content. One of my favorite asset sites is TurboSquid , the problem I have is I download the same content over and over again and usually end up ...
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How can Revit tell me the optimal position of the sun?

How can Revit tell me the optimal position of the sun?
We recently got asked by a customer if Revit could tell them the optimal direction to point a solar panel based on a real world location. As most of you are aware we can set the location of our buildi...
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Autodesk Live!

Autodesk Live!
Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all create immersive visualisations of our Revit Designs? Give the client an opportunity to experience our designs, to better understand what we have created for them. ...
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Revit to Excel link

Revit-to-Excel-link
Graitec’s Advance PowerPack for Revit 2017 has a long list of additionally tools and functionality requested by users. One particular element that has been enhanced is the Revit to Excel link . Histor...
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Fabrication .MAJ files in Revit

Fabrication .MAJ files in Revit
Revit 2016/2017 has the ability to both read and write Fabrication .MAJ files. This means we have a bidirectional work flow between the Fabrication software CADmep and Estmep and Revit. Historically t...
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Revit Thumbnail Orientation

Revit Thumbnail Orientation
Revit uses several different methods for setting the thumbnail orientation. For both the Windows explorer preview and then in the type selector in Revit. It can be very frustrating if you have created...
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