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October 15, 2019

Revit takes AutoCAD’s perfect straight lines to the third dimension, which is great for a typical project, but can be problematic for Scan to BIM when the existing conditions you are modeling have several decades of warping that need to be documented. If you don’t have...

September 16, 2019

Whenever you are working in Revit it is helpful to have a list of best practices. A Scan to BIM model eventually ends up in the same place – a clean Revit model for documentation –but it takes a wildly different way to get there. Here’s some things I’ve found help to k...

September 4, 2019

It can seem overwhelming looking at the billions of variegated dots that are crowding your screen, but in the end point clouds are just highly accurate as-built measurements. If you can make a Revit model with old AutoCAD plans, eventually you should be fine with Scan...

April 2, 2019

This tutorial is meant to get you started down the path of getting more out of your models. I am going to give you the intermediate overview with the assumption you come into this tutorial understanding how to set up basic schedules in Revit with doors and walls and to...

February 11, 2019

Over my decade of Revit work there have been so many times I tried and failed to find a way to bring clean and usable Rhino geometry into Revit. What if you don’t know Rhino and don’t have the time to learn? What if you are a Revit expert and simply want to figure out...

January 22, 2019

Here I will cover only the most basic commands and show you how to do just enough to get going, whether on your own or at that job where you might have oversold your skill set. Once you start getting enough reps you will start to answer your own questions out of necess...

January 15, 2019

This is not a post telling you to throw out Sketchup and just use Revit. Even a Revit expert such as myself uses other software. There are just things different programs do better than others. . Revit is a powerful tool for documentation. As such, there are elements of...

December 12, 2018

In the previous two posts I focused on custom line types and editing families to begin making Revit feel more familiar to AutoCAD users. Assuming you have completed the heavy lifting associated with those posts, now is the time to pull everything together so you don’t...

December 4, 2018

In the previous post, we covered three easy hacks you can incorporate into your working environment to start making Revit drawings look like the ones you have long printed from AutoCAD. Here I’m going to explain three more advanced features that should be undertaken by...

November 27, 2018

I’ve heard it so many times, from so many principals of small architecture firms, “Revit seems great, but we know AutoCAD, so why change?” This article is not the place where I will go into the why, but rather discuss ways to ease the transition once you have made the...

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