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4Projects adds Revit plugin

Extranet Evolution

Aconex added a third party Revit plugin (developed and supported by Queensland-based XRev) in early 2013 (see Matt Rumbelow’s blog ), and now there is a Revit plugin for 4Projects (or Viewpoint for Collaboration, as it is known in the US and Australia).

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Revit 2015 Update Release 11 Direct Links

What Revit Wants

Update 11 for Revit 2015 R2: [link] Readme: [link] Enhancements: [link]. Revit 2015 Revit 2015 R2 update release

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Revit 2017 - New Features and Enhancements

Revit OpEd

With little fanfare Revit 2017 is here, brandishing a slightly changed big R logo. In past years I've proposed a What's New in Revit session for RTC Australasia. I'll still do what I've done in the past and tackle features with dedicated posts as the new Revit season progresses.

Update 2 for Autodesk Revit 2016 Direct Download Links

What Revit Wants

Update 2 for Autodesk Revit 2016 Release 2 Update 2 for Autodesk Revit 2016 Release 2 Readme R2 download link [link] New build numbers for Revit 2016 R2: 16.0.1108.0 Revit 2016 Revit 2016 R2 update releaseThis might pop up in your Application Manager soon.

A360 Collaboration for Revit

BIM & Beam

Or you’re a project stakeholder and don’t use Revit software yourself, but do need to have the deeper view into project models that you can only get by opening the software. A360 Collaboration for Revit is for you. .

IFC for Revit Updated with Better IFC4 support (version 16.6 and 17.3 download links here)

What Revit Wants

The excellent and open-source IFC extension for Revit (previously known as IFC Exporter) has been updated. for Revit 2016 17.3 For this update, you will have to manually add the IFC4_Add2.exp file (included with this package), to the EDM subfolder of your Revit Program folder.

Revit and AutoCAD

Revit OpEd

It''s been 14 years since Revit formally began knocking on the doors of architectural firms. As Revit matured there were fewer opportunities for showstopper items. We can''t justify the time and effort required to move to Revit". Revit was the new kid on the block.

Revit 2016 - Collaboration for Revit 2016 is Available

Revit OpEd

The 2016 version of C4R (Collaboration for Revit) is available now. A360 Add-ins Autodesk 360 C4R Cloud Hosting Collaboration Collaboration for Revit Revit 2016 Revit in the Cloud

Rebar Projects in Revit

BIM & Beam

For example, SOFiSTiK, a German software development company provides a rebar detailing add-on to complement Autodesk Revit. Their use of Revit and SOFiSTiK on the Moorgate Shaft project is well documented.

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Revit 2016 - IFC Observations

Revit OpEd

In the past we had to open an IFC which created a Revit project file we could then link. There are three files that Revit creates based on the source IFC we link. When I use Reload From and select the IFC file I linked in the first place Revit creates those three files all over again.

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 Essentials

Revit OpEd

You are probably already familiar with their other book, "Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 20##", the bigger brother to Essentials and the "Introducing" book that was discontinued after the 2012 release. Authors Wiley and Sons News New Releases Revit Architecture Books Sybex Revit 2014

Revit Viewer

Revit OpEd

I've been doing some work with Autodesk as a Revit Mentor helping users navigate their 30 day trial. One of the recurring themes is, " I only need Revit to view other peoples models. In the old days a version of Revit that lacked a license turned into viewer mode.

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How Does a Revit Model Work?

What Revit Wants

If you had 5 minutes to explain to someone the basics of a Revit model, how would you go about it? training what revit wants

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Revit 2018 New Advance Steel Features - Better Steel Connections

What Revit Wants

Advance Steel Autodesk 2018 BIM and Beam Revit 2018 steel

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Revit 2016 New Features eBook

What Revit Wants

Interestingly, it reads more as a 236 page 'Introduction to everything about Revit'. Revit 2016 Revit 2016 new featuresCADLearning have allowed free access to a fairly info-packed ebook.

Free Revit Model Checker and COBie addins

What Revit Wants

Jason over at rvit has posted about a suite of free Revit tools, and here they are: Model Checker , Model Checker Configurator , COBie Extension , and Classification Manager I'm particularly interested in the Model Checker.

Revit 2017 - Text Editor Features

Revit OpEd

Long awaited, much rejoicing was heard when Revit users heard the news, there is a new text editor. Yes they've revisited the text feature in Revit! Part of the process of building the new text editor involved comparing how Revit worked with AutoCAD. New Features Revit 2017 tex

Gravity Analysis in Revit 2016

BIM & Beam

There is a new analysis type available in the Structural Analysis for Revit service. This is a simplified analysis which by deducing the flow paths of loads determines how the vertical loads are being transmitted from the top of the model to the foundation.

Revit 2015 System Requirements

Sean Burke

While I still haven’t been able to install Revit 2014, or Vasari Beta 3, Revit 2015 is officially supported on Windows 8.1. We still have a project wrapping up that’s using Revit 2011, many projects starting out with 2014 today and everything in between. Windows 8.1

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New Feature List for Revit 2015

Revit OpEd

Here''s a list of the items that are new to Revit 2015. New Features News Revit 2015 Revit Updates I''ve put them into my own grouping.

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The First Article You Should Read About Revit

What Revit Wants

A while back, Alex Gore contacted me to ask me a few questions about my experience with Revit. In some ways, it is a motivational piece about sticking with Revit, but there are tips and recommendations sprinkled throughout. So where will Revit end up?

Creating Revit Egress Paths 2.0

Sean Burke

Life Safety Gnome, the official mascot of Revit egress paths. For many versions of Revit, we have used Steve Stafford’s Line-Based Generic Model family for representing Egress Paths in our life safety drawings. Revit 2013 has opened up some new possibilities.

Revit Schmevit

Revit OpEd

PLEASE, in the year of Two Thousand Fifteen, finally abandon your disconnected ways and use Revit (or.Archicad). of Opinion Rant Mode Revit Standards WorkflowPlan, Section and Elevation.the bread and butter of architecture. Why would anyone want to work on these three kinds views of a project and not find that the elements (doors, windows, walls, etc) they present don't match? If I create an enlarged plan shouldn't it match the plan it was generated from, but have greater detail?

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Revit Standards. Open for Business.

Sean Burke

Do we really need Revit Standards for the firm that are paper-based doorstops? Announcing: The Open Revit Standards Project: [link]. We want this to be accessible to new and experienced users of Revit. David Light - Revit: An open Revit Standard?

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Collaboration for Revit Installation and Setup Made Easy!

What Revit Wants

There are a few challenging pieces of the puzzle that all need to come together to get C4R or Collaboration for Revit working on a real project. Secondly, Autodesk really wants your whole team (like everyone, every consultant, every Revit link) on Collaboration for Revit.

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Revit 2017 - Upgrading Text Warning

Revit OpEd

Brian Mackey (The Revit Geek's Blog) has written two posts about what he's observed happen with an upgrade so far. Damien Ferlazzo (Revit Link blog) shares his experience upgrading text so far with his POST. Issues New Features Revit 2017 Tags text Text Editor Tips Troubleshooting UpgradeIn my earlier review of the text editor I included this warning: When you upgrade from older projects you're going to have to deal with text changing to reconcile these changes.

What’s new in Revit 2015

Sean Burke

What you came here for, the Revit 2015 new and enhanced features summary. Revit displays IFC geometry much better than with the native import method, and this may change as the import/export IFC tools are still Open Source. Revit Fabrication export settings for moving data to AutoCAD MEP or AutoCAD Fabrication CADmep is improved. Energy Models geometry extraction from the Revit model are significantly more accurate. New releases Revit

Revit patch… Heartbleed

Sean Burke

Yes, Revit 2015 was found to have a vulnerability to Heartbleed. Kudos to Autodesk for rolling out another great feature with Revit 2015, that many people may have overlooked. New releases Revit

Dynamo Now Pre-Installed with Revit

BIM & Beam

Autodesk’s open source computational design tool Dynamo is now automatically installed with Revit as of Revit 2015 R2. Using visual programming and popular scripting, it is possible to drive Revit geometry by programmatic means, super charging the design process.

GRAITEC PowerPack for Autodesk Revit 2016 R2

BIM & Beam

GRAITEC PowerPack for Autodesk® Revit® is an add-on packed with tools that deliver more functionality, better control and more automation for Revit users across all industries. It helps provide BIM-centric rebar detailing in the Revit environment.

Revit Sunrise Release Preview

BIM & Beam

Experience additional features in the preview that build on the significant project productivity improvements in Revit 2016. Because this is an early in-progress release, there are no guarantees all the features you might see or read about will appear in a future release of Revit.

Revit Roadmap

Revit OpEd

Autodesk's Sasha Crotty discussed the big picture for Revit's development at RTC in Porto. Sasha is the current Revit Core Product Manager which means (from her bio) she is responsible for the direction and evolution of Revit's multi-disciplinary tools, performance, and the API. Development Features Future News Planning Revit Roadmap

Free Revit Families and Sample Downloads from What Revit Wants

What Revit Wants

Over the years I have used many workarounds to get things done in Revit, and usually I post about how to do it, and sometimes I offer a family or RVT download too. again :) I'll try to keep this page updated with the current set of What Revit Wants freebies and downloads. families scripts what revit wants WRWdownloads

How To Fix A Revit Model When Duct and Pipe Fittings are Always Created Undefined

What Revit Wants

it was an Revit 2015 MEP file that had a serious problem: Whenever you created a Duct or Pipe Fitting, it would always be created with System Classification and System Type "Undefined". and the solution :) Links: [link] [link] Systems not working | Revit Products | Autodesk Knowledge Network.

Revit 2015, Navisworks 2015 and AutoCAD 2015 Direct Download Links

What Revit Wants

AutoCAD 2015: [link] [link] Navisworks Manage 2015: [link] Navisworks Simulate 2015: [link] *Its not live yet *, but the Revit 2015 link will look something like this: Revit 2015: [link]. AutoCAD 2015 BDSP 2015 BDSU 2015 direct download Navisworks 2015 Revit 2015

Wish - Revit Safe Mode

Revit OpEd

Revit will crash from time to time. It would be handy if there were a way to start-up Revit in safe mode - add-in free so to speak so it can run on its own and help us diagnose an issue. Speaking of Wishes - Autodesk started a new community forum called Revit Ideas to post this kind of thing. of Wishes Ideas Issues Revit Safe Mode TroubleshootingI'm echoing something I heard David Baldacchino suggest, good idea Dave.

Looking to install the Autodesk Steel Connections for Revit 2017?

BIM & Beam

In this video we show you how to download and install the Autodesk Steel Connections for Revit 2017 from your Autodesk Account: Once installed, the application provides access to a variety of parametric steel connections in Revit, enabling connections to be modeled with a higher level of detail.