Bluebeam Revu Tip: Complementing CAD

Carol Hagen

While many Architectural, Engineering and Construction firms use Bluebeam Revu to convert CAD to PDF, there’s an often overlooked capability that is as plain as the nose on your face. “Nowadays, I draw in Bluebeam equal amounts to sketching or CAD.”

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CAD Shack: Working With Architectural Title Blocks

CAD Shack

Working With Architectural Title Blocks. It seems I dont get to post to CAD Shack as much as I would like to. This may be cheating, but check out this post I just did for Club Revit on dealing with architectural title blocks and their shared parameters. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer. Knowing What You Dont Know About CAD. Thursday, July 01, 2010.

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Korte welcomes BIM/CAD Technician Katie Corey

The Korte Company

There’s another new face at The Korte Company, and this time it’s a BIM/CAD Technician. This Mizzou grad has a degree in architectural studies with an emphasis in interiors, and a minor in fine arts We’re excited to welcome design professional Katie Corey.

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CAD Shack: MEP Annotation Symbols vs. 3D Architectural Families

CAD Shack

MEP Annotation Symbols vs. 3D Architectural Families. Have you ever plotted and found something like the image below where an architectural object is some how thinking it is more important the your MEP object? Put those pesky architectural objects in there place quickly by making them transparent in Visibility Graphics. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer. Knowing What You Dont Know About CAD.

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CAD Shack: BIMBO

CAD Shack

Some weeks back I was planning on having lunch with a CAD/BIM manager from a competing firm HDR. I spent quite a bit of time at his firm consulting, and we still like to get together to discuss CAD and BIM issues. Out of the blue another CAD/BIM from manager from Schemmer who was a student of mine called to say that some old Avatech buddies were going to take him out to lunch that same day and maybe I would like to join in. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies.

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CAD Shack: December AUGIWorld features Industry Insights

CAD Shack

Melinda Heavrin, AutoCAD Architecture expert, thoroughly discusses "Material Matters". CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer. Knowing What You Dont Know About CAD. Thursday, December 22, 2011.

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CAD Shack: Breaking up the Group

CAD Shack

I have noticed that when I get architectural models with excessive grouping that they bog down my MEP models. I try to keep the my linked architectural model as clean as possible and one thing that seem to help is breaking up groups. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies.

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CAD Shack: Revit - Rooms vs. Spaces

CAD Shack

So straight out of the Help file, here are things to consider about h ow Revit Architecture and Revit MEP Share Information w hen you link a Revit Architecture project to a Revit MEP project. In Revit MEP , spaces use the computation height that is defined in the architectural model.

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How Architectural and Engineering Firms Convert Thousands of Files to PDF Quickly

Carol Hagen

Bluebeam Q provides PDF document conversion for engineering, architectural and construction firms with large volumes of documents. DWFs and large format, Microsoft office and CAD files all can be published to PDF for distribution. Bluebeam Revu Construction Industry - Software Architectural Software Bluebeam Q Engineering Software PDF Conversion PDF Publishing

CAD Shack: Revit Parameters - AUGIWorld Article

CAD Shack

Check out page 20 for how you can assign MEP scheduled parameters to items placed in the architectural model. We have already been asked by one of our consultants to use their MEP content in our Architectural model. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog.

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CAD Shack: Disrectful Column Lines

CAD Shack

Problem ; You have created an enlarged view in Revit MEP and the linked architectural column lines shoot off into outer space instead of respecting the new smaller crop region. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer.

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Bluebeam Tip: How to Make AutoCAD Text Searchable in PDFs

Carol Hagen

If you are receiving files from an Architectural firm you’ll want to request that they check the SHX Fonts option. Bluebeam Revu CAD Construction Industry - Software Autocad Bluebeam Revu Tips Bluebeam Tips PDF Conversion

CAD Shack: AEI-Ashrae Expo - Call for Speakers

CAD Shack

On March 7, the Architectural Engineering Institute (AEI) and the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineering (ASHRAE) Nebraska Chapters are sponsoring first one day Expo and Technical Conference for professionals involved in the building industry.

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CAD Shack: AUGI World May Issue is out

CAD Shack

Revit Architecture: Mimic a Master Builder: A Tribute to Felix Candela’s Work – Alfred Medina pays tribute to architect Felix Candela, who was known as a master builder of thin shell structures. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog.

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CAD Shack: Central States Revit Workshop 2012 - Registration is.

CAD Shack

There will be 3 tracks of sessions according to "Flavor" of Revit - Architectural, MEP, and Structural. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer. Knowing What You Dont Know About CAD. Wednesday, June 20, 2012.

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CAD Shack: Dan's Family Reunion

CAD Shack

I often redefine some architectural families to be 2D in my model to keep the model size down and lessen interference issues. He told me that if you place all the families you need in a single project and group them, you cam insert that group into the architectural file and ungroup it there, bringing all the families in at once. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer. Knowing What You Dont Know About CAD.

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CAD Shack: BIM Lawsuit goes after MEP Firm

CAD Shack

I came across this article recently in Architectural Record regarding a lawsuit in which the contractor used BIM against the design team and won. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer. Knowing What You Dont Know About CAD. Wednesday, May 25, 2011. BIM Lawsuit goes after MEP Firm.

CAD Shack: How to use Space Tags Instead of Linked Room Tags

CAD Shack

In the past I have used linked architectural views in Revit MEP to show room names, numbers and door tags. Currently the room tags are reading information from the room object in the linked architectural model and I link that view. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies.

CAD Shack: Add Structural Steel with Revit MEP

CAD Shack

You know this if you have tried adding a ceiling grid with Revit Structure, duct with Revit Architecture, or structural steel with Revit MEP. CAD Shack VIPs. CAD Shack Blog Buddies. RobiNZ CAD Blog. The MEP CAD Engineer. Knowing What You Dont Know About CAD. Thursday, December 24, 2009. Add Structural Steel with Revit MEP. Not all Revit is equal.

Structural Engineering for Architects – An unique handbook for structural engineers & newbie architects

Construction Cost Estimating

This book will help the structural engineering professionals to sharpen their knowledge concerning basic thories and practices useful for constructing architectural structures. CAD Visualization civil engineering construction Structural design structural engineer

Latest software for estimating & designing architectural projects

Construction Cost Estimating

Latest software for estimating & designing architectural projects. It comes up with powerful CAD tools and many extra features for advanced users. Labels: architectural estimating , construction estimating , estimating software. Construction Cost Estimating Blog.

Download Civil Engineering Software Free

Construction Cost Estimating

3D Nature’s World Construction Set : It is photorealistic 3D terrain visualization for cartography to architecture, golf and forestry. AutoTURN – It is actually CAD-based software. AutoTURN Aircraft – It is also a CAD-based software simulation tool used to assess aircraft.

AViCAD Announces More Productivity Tools for their Native DWG 2D/3D CAD Program

U.S. Construction

PRWEB) November 22, 2011 — Today AViCAD.com announced the addition of their new Architectural software which will facilitate the architect, engineer or designer with drawing 2D floor plans and roof designs. The Architectural software called Easy-Arch runs as an add-on within AViCAD. Easy-Arch uses a parametric technology which allows the user to draw intelligent architectural objects. Bend Oregon, U.S.A.

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Revit Beginners: Excitech preview of Revit Architecture 2008

Revit Beginners

Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. Excitech preview of Revit Architecture 2008. Excitech posted a look at the new Revit Architecture 2008. Im a Revit Beginner with an architectural office in Santa Barbara. National CAD Standards. CAD Digest. Knowing CAD. CAD Block Exchange. CAD Beyond. CAD vs BIM. Architectural Desktop. Excitech preview of Revit Architecture 2008.

Revit OpEd: Who is the Owner

Revit OpEd

Answer: The same thing they wanted from CAD. Book - Introducing Revit Architecture. Introducing Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 Now Shipping. Any reference to Revit, Revit Architecture, Revit MEP or Revit Structure on this site is made acknowledging this ownership.

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Revit OpEd: Five Minutes with a Toposurface

Revit OpEd

I created a video to describe what happens when Revit contours dont quite match up with the underlying cad file contours that were used to generate a toposurface. Book - Introducing Revit Architecture. Introducing Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 Now Shipping. Revit OpEd.

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Tiny House That’s Actually a Mobile Classroom and Community Center

Jetson Green

The house cost 27,000 CAD to build, and this cost was kept low by using recycled materials where they could. Green Building affordable construction waste modern architecture modern design reclaimed recycled tiny home tiny house wood

Bluebeam Trick: OCR Kills Two Birds with One Click

Carol Hagen

Many Bluebeamers only have the CAD or Standard versions and these Revu clients don’t know what they’re missing. Structures – Make multilevel bookmarks for your plans grouped by specialty: architectural, civil, electrical, etc.

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Revit Beginners: Two New Bloggers

Revit Beginners

Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. CAD with a new blog called Revit Coaster. J B Zallan of Los Angeles is a Revit, Architectural Desktop, AutoCAD consultant and Autodesk Approved Instructor whos sharing his thoughts at CAD vs BIM. Im a Revit Beginner with an architectural office in Santa Barbara. National CAD Standards. CAD Digest. Knowing CAD. CAD Block Exchange. CAD Beyond. CAD vs BIM.

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New BIM Guide for Masonry

BIM & Beam

Industry experts from CAD Technology Center (CTC) and Integrus Architecture developed building models and narratives that summarize their work and experience.

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Revit Beginners: Surveys and Site Plans

Revit Beginners

Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. CAD Formats. Im a Revit Beginner with an architectural office in Santa Barbara. National CAD Standards. CAD Digest. Knowing CAD. CAD Block Exchange. CAD Beyond. CAD vs BIM.

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More about design drawings and model planning

Construction Cost Estimating

Planning are generally made for different technical purposes like architecture, engineering or construction etc. These drawings has been revolutionized at first by CAD and then by BIM. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Published By Rajib Dey www.constructioncost.co ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~.

Modern Canadian Tiny Home

Jetson Green

It costs roughly $51,000 (68,000 CAD) to buy. Modern design affordable conservation construction waste energy efficiency green building international modern architecture modern design tiny home tiny house wood

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Construction Scheduling Techniques

Construction Cost Estimating

Ensures timely completion of project Prevents delays and extra expenses Helps in cost optimization If delay occurs, analyzes the actual reason of delay Monitors the modifications and changes introduced by the owner ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Published by Tuhin Maity CAD Drafter & Designer [link] ( Most efficient CAD Drafting Services (raster to vector) using CAD, MicroStation, VectorWorks, etc ). 3D Architectural home design 3d concrete software 3d construction estimating

QR Codes for Construction Marketing

Construction Marketing Blog

Here is another example of how QR codes worked for CAD-Sourcing: “Our code incorporates our company’s logo and colors. The code will link to a message from one of our company founders on how companies can use CAD drafting outsourcing for their architectural projects.”

Attend the Leading Construction Expo in the Industry

Construction Marketing Blog

CAD / 3D Visualiser. Architectural & Engineering Consultancy. The New York Build 2016 ( March 7th & 8 th ) focuses on a range of topic areas from construction regulation, major projects and upcoming contracts to sustainable building and the latest construction technology.

Revit Beginners: Blogger: slo Arch

Revit Beginners

Ive been teaching our office how to use Revit Architecture. and other Architecture related subjects. Im a Revit Beginner with an architectural office in Santa Barbara. National CAD Standards. CAD Digest. Knowing CAD. CAD Block Exchange. CAD Beyond. CAD vs BIM. Architectural Desktop. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Revit Beginners.

Construction Thought Leaders on LinkedIn

Carol Hagen

Apparently LinkedIn doesn’t know the construction industry that well so I though we could get a list going of who should be considered and help Architecture, Engineering and Construction learn at a more rapid pace. What if all construction industry thought leaders were on LinkedIn?

New York Build 2016 Conference

Construction Marketing Blog

CAD / 3D Visualiser. Architectural & Engineering Consultancy. The New York Build 2016 ( March 7th & 8 th ) focuses on a range of topic areas from construction regulation, major projects and upcoming contracts to sustainable building and the latest construction technology.

Railings and Stairs - Usability Study

Revit OpEd

The Autodesk User Experience team is looking for Architects, Drafters, Designers and CAD Managers who use Revit Architecture or other products to design stairs or railings, to participate in a usability study of some Autodesk software concepts.