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Building information modelling is becoming synonymous with the architectural and construction industries, and with key stakeholder and building owners demanding decreased costs, on time and on budget delivery, and post completition building information. The adoption of BIM will continue to grow both in the private a...nd public sectors as well as in the construction supply chain where BIM content and deliverables are being demanded as part of project expectations.
Our BIM category is geared to keep you updated on manufacturing and construction BIM related news and other key Building Information Modelling developments.
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Greg Benson-Shettle

How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019

How to Manage Different Tiled Views in Revit 2019

Revit 2019 includes a number of innovative new developments and tools including ‘View tabs.’ A feature similar to the one included within AutoCAD, when the user has a number of different drawings open, simultaneously, and the tabs all run across the ...
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Simon Dickinson

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects

Best Practices For Saving, Backing Up And Archiving Your Revit Projects
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It is vital to remember that data is a valuable resource and can cost your business thousands if lost or corrupted with no available backup for recovery. Standard RVT Files By default, when you save an RVT file Revit will have set the number of ...
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Yasmin Talbot

Why PowerPack for Revit is the Perfect add-on for Architects, Structural Engineers & MEP Designers

Why PowerPack for Revit is the Perfect add-on for Architects, Structural Engineers & MEP Designers

With a massive number of Autodesk Revit add-ons available, finding the right one can be a time consuming task. But with Graitec’s PowerPack for Revit, users have access to numerous tools and features within one innovative package. With the recent lau...
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Yasmin Talbot

Learn the Benefits of Obtaining a BIM Level 2 Certification

Learn the Benefits of Obtaining a BIM Level 2 Certification

Companies implementing building information modelling into businesses reap numerous benefits such as a higher quality of build, lower costs, better management of resources and so much more. But with the government assessing the supply chain on their ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View

How To Set Up Your Revit Starting View
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There is a fair chance that you have opened many different Revit project files, and that when you have opened them, especially if they are from other companies, the view that opens is different. Some will open in a 3D view, whilst some will be in a p...
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Alan Johnson

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit

How To Load Additional Detail Components And Repeating Details In Revit
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If you have placed some detail components and repeating details in your Autodesk Revit project, but you want more, there are more details provided with your installation - you just need to know where they are. The first thing to do is to open or crea...
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Simon Locke

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit

How To Prevent Symbol Overlaps in Revit
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When placing components such as switches, sockets and other electrical devices in Revit , it is likely that at certain detail levels they may display as symbols. If this is the case then they will certainly be annotative, which allows them to maintai...
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Simon Locke

How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path

How To Edit A Revit Circuit Path
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In the past, when creating circuits in Autodesk Revit the circuit length was a figure that appeared in the circuit properties but which couldn't be edited. In Revit 2018 & 2019 you now have more control over the length of the circuit, as you can ...
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Alan Johnson

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit

How To Nudge Objects In Autodesk Revit
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Are you aware that if you need to move objects in Autodesk Revit in a certain direction just ever so slightly without precision, you can nudge them by using the up/down/left/right arrow keys on your keyboard. Nudging is a simple way to push things ar...
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Yasmin Talbot

3D Rebar Detailing Software – Create Bar Schedules Automatically in Revit

3D Rebar Detailing Software – Create Bar Schedules Automatically in Revit

If you use industry leading Autodesk Revit software and want an enhanced toolset for rebar detailing and concrete design, then Advance BIM Designers – Concrete series, is a must have comprehensive add-on. Graitec’s 3D Rebar Detailing software is a ke...
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