Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users – Setting Up View Templates
In this installation of the Back to Basics: Revit for MEP Users series, I am covering how to set up View Templates in Revit. This goal of this process is to take multiple levels and create floor plan views for plumbing, lighting, and power.
Watch the video below to see my quick demonstration for setting up your View Templates in Revit.
Happy holidays from the Infrastructure Universe! Autodesk has released a few updates for various softwares that you should be aware of. PLUS, the major announcement from Autodesk University about a new partnership. Read on for all the updates.
In the May installment of the From AutoCAD to Revit webinar series, Aaron Wagner covers how to create and use Revit Templates, while sharing how it can save you a great deal of time in your project workflow moving forward.
Greetings from the Infrastructure Universe! In addition to some recent updates to note, I also have some awesome resources for InfraWorks and Civil 3D for you. Read on for all the updates and make sure you watch the videos.
When Autodesk first came out with Navisworks Switchback it worked brilliant. However, in our quest to make things ‘better’, we sometimes make them worse. The BIM Elephant is alive and well in the brain of software developers as much as AEC offices. Below is a tutorial on how to get Switchback to work better, and a work around for those who want to find their elements on their 2D plans, not in a 3D view.
If you are used to creating your construction documents in AutoCAD, you understand the time it takes working in Paper Space, adding your Viewports, and printing. Learn how you can save stress and time by creating and managing your documents in Revit.
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.
The third Orange County BIM Workshops, hosted by U.S. CAD, was attended by more than 100 BIM professionals, representing 60+ companies. Read about more of the event highlights here!
In this short clip, Aaron Wagner gives you a quick look at how you can use different views in Revit to make your project documentation more meaningful.
If you’re a company or team that still uses AutoCAD for the majority of your design work, then the sermon of how much “better” Revit is than AutoCAD is a tired one. Why is there such a big push for making the switch from AutoCAD to Revit?
Greetings from the Infrastructure Universe! I have some really cool videos and tips for AutoCAD, Civil 3D, and more this month. There are also some recent updates from Autodesk. Read on for all of this month’s news.
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.
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:
How often do you encounter confusion or difficulties when passing your Civil 3D design to a Revit user (or vice versa)? If this is a frequent problem, you’re not alone. Civil 3D and Revit don’t always get along well, but, with the right workflow, you can maximize your efficiency and make work easier for yourself and everyone you work with.
Newport Beach, California, October 28, 2015 – The Phoenix BIM Workshop, a one-day user and technology conference, concluded on October 15th with overwhelmingly positive reactions from the first-time attendees.