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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Revit Blog Post Round-Up!

There have been alot of interesting Revit blog posts the past few days that I would like to note. Some of you maye have seen or read them and some may not have. Either way, enjoy my collection of recent revit blog posts:

Revit3D.com

There is No “I” in IPD!: AECbytes Viewpoint #45 posted by Gregory Arkin at Revit3D.com - BIMBoom Revitlution - 10 hours ago Great article and credit to http://twitter.com/ArchitectureCo/status/1864550633 There is No “I” in IPD!: AECbytes Viewpoint #45: "Mike Whaley Director of Preconstruction, J. H. Findorff and Son Inc. Grow...

They're doing what with AutoCAD? posted by Gregory Arkin at Revit3D.com - BIMBoom Revitlution - 14 hours ago From the Department of the Inferior and the La-Z-Drafter Rent to Own warehouse. You can now essentially lease AutoCAD for $166 per month. Isn't this how Revit got its start 9 years ago, rental only? ...

extensions4revit - Modeling - Excel Based Model Generation posted by Gregory Arkin at Revit3D.com - BIMBoom Revitlution - 1 day ago I saw a twitter post on this today, so I thought I'd make it a blog post. I'm going to do a little more research on this plugin and see just how easy it is to make a building from Excel. Sounds like quit...

Revit Fix

Where are these Model Lines with the error? posted by noreply@blogger.com (Brian Renehan) at Revit Fix - 23 hours ago You have been giving a Revit error warning yet you can’t find the element and Revit doesn’t give you the option of showing them. It’s worth remembering that you can draw area boundary lines in an Area plan ...

Elements have changed category. Tags for these elements are now of the wrong category and will be deleted. posted by noreply@blogger.com (Brian Renehan) at Revit Fix - 2 days ago Another Error warning. This is one of the few errors where Revit does not let you delete the element to fix the problem. The error occurs when a curtain panel element which has been tagged; then is cha...

Slightly off axis and may cause inaccuracies posted by noreply@blogger.com (Brian Renehan) at Revit Fix - 2 days ago More on error warnings. The slightly off axis is a warning that mystifies most users. What does it exactly mean and how do you fix it. The error message is there to warn you when you may think something ...

3500 warnings down to 2 posted by noreply@blogger.com (Brian Renehan) at Revit Fix - 4 days ago We recently had one of our Revit projects go in for planning, and as it is likely to go on and be a Architecture / Structure Revit coordinated project in Design Development, I thought it would be worth doi...

Buildz Blog

Flip, Flop, Fly Apart Panels: A Workaround posted by Zach Kron at buildz - 3 days ago You've just finished doing Dave's excellent tutorial on dividing and paneling a form in Revit, it looks awesome, now you want to make some renderings to put on your Grandma's Ceiva. You load it into the Revi...

Building a Tensegrity Structure posted by Zach Kron at buildz - 5 days ago Back in November of 2008, when the new Revit massing and paneling tools were but infants, crawling around on the floor of the factory, Matt sends me this link to Lift Architects. They're making tensegrity st...

Seamless Mullions posted by Zach Kron at buildz - 1 week ago I did the Seamless Panel tutorial last week and realized that it ends up begging the question "how do I make a seamless FRAME". Building on that tutorial, here is one method to create such a panel.The result...

Seamless Panels posted by Zach Kron at buildz - 2 weeks ago The new paneling functionality in Revit 2010 does some pretty new and fun stuff. Especially compared to the limitations of the old curtain panels. You can do non-planar, patterned, and all sorts of crazy, ex...

Render Queue (ish) for Revit posted by Zach Kron at buildz - 3 weeks ago I love using the simplified rendering capabilities of Mental Ray in Revit 2009 and 2010, but it’s a hassle to do large numbers of renderings. Unfortunately, there’s no batch render functionality and the API ...

The Building Coder

Imports in Families posted by Jeremy Tammik at The Building Coder - 1 day ago I will have left on vacation once again by the time this is posted. In case you wonder why I am on vacation so much, the trip to Italy in March and the wonderful experiences I had there were actually...