It’s Time for Architects to Embrace 3D Laser Scanning, Too
BIM is rapidly becoming more and more prevalent in the AEC industry. As this growth occurs, implementing 3D laser scanning can help designers and engineers process more information and create smoother workflows for a project. For architects, 3D laser scanning is beneficial at all stages of a project.
If you’re a Bluebeam Revu user, you’re probably familiar with the Highlight tool that is found under the Pen menu on the Markups tab. Today, we’re going to look at a different way that I like to highlight objects in Revu with the Snapshot tool.
Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D has two tools that can help recover corrupt files: the MAPCLEAN command, and from the Map Task Pane Query functionality. Doug Benoit goes into detail his workflow for taming misbehaving AutoCAD files.
The acquisition merges U.S. CAD’s expanded BIM portfolio with Managed Design’s local industry expertise to better serve the needs of the Minnesota AEC community. Learn more about how this integration enhances our shared goal of quality and efficiency.
If you haven’t heard by now, Bluebeam Revu 2018 was released in April with a brand-new user interface. Discover the 8 new features you need to know in this highly anticipated release:
BIM is rapidly becoming more and more prevalent in the AEC industry. As this growth occurs, implementing 3D laser scanning can help designers and engineers process more information and create smoother workflows for a project. For architects, 3D laser scanning is beneficial at all stages of a project. Here’s why architects need to understand scanning:
When creating building models within Revit, there are times when you only need show structural walls within floor plan views. Philip Charlson shares his process for controlling layers within walls in Revit. Read more:
Due to an upgrade of Bing Maps, support is ending for the Online Map Data feature for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT 2014 products. Doug Benoit provides which products are being affected and offers a solution to access this feature.
If your firm is transitioning from AutoCAD to Revit, but still has a library full of old AutoCAD Details, you can rest assured. There are several ways to convert your AutoCAD Details into your Revit projects. Learn 4 simple steps from Jack Trexler:
Many architectural designers face the issue of bridging the gaps between preliminary design, design development and construction documentation in Revit. Users needed a tool to seamlessly move their designs in and out of Revit throughout their design process. With FormIt, you can start producing your 3D model designs on your tablet before your morning commute, pick up where you started on your office desktop and switch back to your tablet during your lunch-time meeting with a potential client.
If you are having difficulty creating a deployment only of your Revit install with your Building Design Suite, it is likely due to a known issue with the Revit Content Libraries. Philip Charlson shares a solution to this issue.
Last week, several members of the U.S. CAD technical team were among the almost 10,000 people in attendance at this year’s Autodesk University. Throughout the week, attendees had the opportunity to network, learn, and discover new technologies that are transforming the way things are designed and built.
Kobi Toolkit for Revit, previously known as CGS Revit Tools, are a series of add-in utilities that extend the capabilities of Revit in various key areas. Philip Charlson shares his three favorite Revit productivity tools in the Kobi Toolkit.
Creating a Transmittal Setup is an easy way to easily and quickly package your AutoCAD drawings to meet the specifications required by different clients. Learn how to set up your first Transmittal as I walk through the options with you.
If you’re an architect or general contractor, you have probably experienced the many challenges of collaborating with the other team in your projects. It’s time the AEC industries shifted toward a more collaborative project delivery method. Learn all about IPD:
Bluebeam’s built-in columns are great, but they might not fulfill all of your needs. In this video, Ted Moberg explains how to add fields that deliver the information you need while extracting from your sheets.