James Parsons-Moore

The Revit Family Tree

The Revit Family Tree
Revit architecture autodesk family tree 2
When teaching Revit Family Creation to customers, one of the 1st things I do is talk to them about the differences in families. (eg system families and loadable families etc.) Sometimes I see them struggling trying to visualise all the different...
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James Parsons-Moore

How to create a “Clay Render” effect in Revit.

How to create a “Clay Render” effect in Revit.
Clay render examples BIM
I was sat with a customer last week and they asked: How can we make a Clay Render in Revit? Now, to be honest I’m more technically minded (Being an Architectural Technologist by trade) I wasn’t too sure what they meant. So I quickly researched and fi...
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James Parsons-Moore

Sharing Schedules Between Projects in Autodesk Revit

Sharing Schedules Between Projects in Autodesk Revit
Sharing schedules between projects in Autodesk Revit Insert from File
I thought I would follow up my last post, ‘ Revit Stairs – Building Regulations 42° Check ’ with this one. At the end I mentioned that you could insert a schedule from one project into another! It’s very simple to do but many people don’t realise you...
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Revit Stairs – Building Regulations 42° Check!

Revit Stairs – Building Regulations 42° Check!
Maximum Pitch height for Private Stairs
Part K of the Building regulations states that “The maximum pitch for a private stair is 42°”. Revit stairs have several checking tools to help make your stairs comply to whatever standards you’re designing to. But there isn’t anywhere that can quick...
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How to Import AutoCAD Hatch Patterns in to Revit

How to Import AutoCAD Hatch Patterns in to Revit
AutoCAD Hatch Patterns in to Revit Modify Pattern Properties
OK... So 2 common conversations I have with my customers. 1. James... I don’t like the Revit Hatch Patterns. They’re too basic for my needs. 2. James... I’m really struggling to get my AutoCAD Hatch Patterns into Revit. Both of these of course, are f...
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Drawing Naming in Revit in Accordance to BS1192:2007

Drawing Naming in Revit in Accordance to BS1192:2007
Drawing Naming in Revit in Accordance to BS1192 2007
As most of you already know correct naming of files is not only beneficial to the standardisation and coordination of a project; it also means that uploading to your chosen project CDE (Common Data Environment) will be a much easier task, allowing fo...
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