Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users – Setting Up a Starting View
In this installation of the Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users series, I am covering how to set up your Starting View in Revit. This process involves using a Sheet for a Starting View, not a Drafting View or Legend View. Prior to watching this video, you will need to have a Title Block inserted into your project as a Family. You can review my blog post on Title Blocks to learn some expert tips for inserting them into your projects.
Watch the video below to see my quick demonstration for setting up your Starting View in Revit.
Creating domestic piping type lines within CADmep is a simple task for most fabrication software users. Philip Charlson shares how create sloped domestic piping type lines for waste or vent type piping in CADmep. Learn more:
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.
The annual Autodesk product release is upon us. For users on subscription, products like Revit, 3ds Max, etc. are ready to be downloaded and used right away! Whether you’re an architect, a contractor, an MEP designer, structural engineer or otherwise involved in building design and construction, here’s what’s new for you in Autodesk 2018!
Newport Beach, California, February 2, 2016 – U.S. CAD, a Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions consultant and Autodesk Platinum Partner, announces today that it has partnered with Panzura, a leading provider of cloud-based global file systems, to solve cross-site CAD and BIM collaboration challenges in the AECO industry.
In the May From AutoCAD to Revit webinar, U.S. CAD Solutions Consultant, Aaron Wagner discussed general rules, tips and tricks, and a basic step-by-step guide in setting up a Revit Template.
Question: I just want to view a Revit model. How can I do this?
Expert Solution: Download the Revit trial version and use the Revit Viewer.
Join us in July for a 5-part webinar series focused on technologies that can improve your workflow and productivity in Revit and Navisworks. During these 45-minute webinars, you’ll learn about the Top 5 tools, functions, or goals; you’ll also get a chance to ask questions of our Industry Experts!
If you’re an architectural drafter or interior designer, you understand the repetitive and time-consuming task of manually entering data in your schedules. Here are tips and tricks on how Revit can speed up your drafting process with schedules.
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.
Loadable families are just one kind of Revit families that you can use in your Revit project. Join Daniel McCarthy on June 14, 2017 for the free “From AutoCAD to Revit” webinar to learn about the other two types: systems families and in-place families.
How familiar are you with the skills and weaknesses of each member of your team? If your answered “not very” to this question, then know that this lack of insight can actually inhibit your ability to empower your team to generate the best possible work. When you are informed, however, you can capitalize on each team member’s individual strengths and increase your productivity and quality of work.
As usage of Revit continues to become more and more common among architects, collaboration and passing designs on in the design process becomes easier. 3ds Max continues to revolutionize the world of rendering, providing an array of options to help you create stunning images faster, and offering solutions to help you tackle many design challenges. However, moving from Revit to 3ds Max isn’t always a straightforward process.
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.
RSVP now for the San Diego Big BIM event on Thursday, April 10th!
Enjoy some of the best BBQ in the county with Phil’s BBQ and hear from special Autodesk guest speakers Scott Davis and Angel Espinoza, who will be discussing the latest Autodesk technology news and features. Don’t miss out on this annual update!