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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 key BIM solution that will not only increase productivity, but will also help improve management of structural projects. In this blog and short video, w...
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Dave Talbot

Rebar Detailing Software for Revit

Rebar Detailing Software for Revit
Autodesk Revit has proved itself as one of the leading tools for BIM workflows and the technology has continued to evolve to meet the many requirements of typical construction project including MEP, Structural and now with the added power of Graitec technology, enhanced Rebar detailing and concrete design. Introducing Graitec Advance BIM Designers – Concrete Series, a comprehensive add-on that wil...
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John Bennett

Autodesk Revit 2019 – What’s New Structural Engineering and Fabrication

Autodesk Revit 2019 – What’s New Structural Engineering and Fabrication
The release of Autodesk Revit 2019 gives users their first taste of being able to generate custom bespoke connections within this software. These connections are heavily customisable with the tools to attach fixings and welds to be used and transferred across projects. This builds on the foundations laid down during the previous Revit 2018 release. These are the components behind the joints which,...
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Justin Taylor

Revit - But I Want White Text On My Title Sheet!

Revit - But I Want White Text On My Title Sheet!
Sometimes you just have to accept a work-around, recolouring your text white in Revit is just a great example of one of those times. You see black = black and white = black and that’s just the way it has always been. So, what if you want text to be white so that it stands out on a coloured title sheet border like this: Well there are two ways to achieve white text (without inserting an image). 1....
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Justin Taylor

Revit Sheet Composition

Revit Sheet Composition
Printed output in Revit is What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG), with a few exceptions: The background colour for the print job is always white. By default, reference planes, work planes, crop boundaries, unreferenced view tags, and scope boxes do not print. To include them in the print job, in the Print Setup dialog, clear the corresponding Hide options. The print job includes elements that ha...
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Simon Dickinson

Autodesk Revit - Easy Peesey P-Traps

Autodesk Revit - Easy Peesey P-Traps
On a recent job I need to create server P-Traps, these were big ones on 120mm pipe, but the way the default family works in Revit is not easy and you cannot Automate the way in which they are placed, but with a little modification you can create a p-trap that works on a routing system. The first thing to do is to create your pipe work, in this case a 40mm waste from the bottom of the sink and then...
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Alan Johnson

Adding 2D Detail in Revit Tutorial

Adding 2D Detail in Revit Tutorial
Are aware you can show information in Revit in a variety of ways, from 3D views to plans, sections and elevations. In each case the geometry is typically modelled based on design intent, meaning the goal isn’t to model everything but model enough to demonstrate what the building is going to look like. It then becomes necessary to add 2D details to bridge the gap between the design and building rea...
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Simon Locke

Powering Your Model with Revit Circuits - Part 3

Powering Your Model with Revit Circuits - Part 3
Circuits in Revit can take many forms. Power, Data and Fire Protection to name but a few, whatever the circuit you wish to create, the process is very similar and relatively simple once you’re familiar with it. Naturally you need to have the correct equipment loaded into your project to create circuits, the default Autodesk content is generally set up well enough to begin with. The benefits of cir...
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Justin Taylor

Bridge Design in Revit….no Really!

Bridge Design in Revit….no Really!
It always amazes me when lady coincidence collides in front of me. On the same day I had a client ask me about bridge design in Revit, I was later chatting to one of my colleagues about a non-related topic over lunch, when he mentioned he needed to get back to the class he was running…wait for it…. On bridge design in Revit. Now whilst bridge design it not in my realm of expertise, I can at least ...
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Pat Mullins

Analyse Solar Radiation In Revit

Analyse Solar Radiation In Revit
This is the fourth in a series of blogs that explore Autodesk’s Energy Analysis solutions. Read the first part: "Use Autodesk’s Cloud Rendering Service to Understand the Quality of Daylight Within a Space" part two: "Quantitative Lighting Analysis with Autodesk Insight 360 - Daylighting Analysis for Revit Plugin" and the third: "Improving Building Performance Using Revit and Insight 360" Ever...
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