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BIM Consulting

Autodesk Revit consulting service. Profit from our experience in BIM management organization across offices and projects. It’s not just about the software, it’s about the right people, the right skills, the right data sources and workflows as the essential parts of the successful BIM process implementation.

Dynamo

Using Dynamo with Revit can automate many tasks with ultimate goals of accuracy and time savings. If you think you are losing time or think you can advance your workflow, please contact us.

Revit API

Deploying, maintaining and using Dynamo scripts by many users is not always the best solution. The most advanced approach in Revit customization is by creating custom tailored Revit plugins using Revit API.

Blogs

 

10/07/2019
Don't you hate "Can't rotate element into this position." error message in Revit? Let's say you need to rotate element into a position in which Revit will not let you.…
27/06/2019
In Revit, computation height is the distance above the room level where room perimeter is measured. By default, computation height is 0 units above base level of room. To place…
04/06/2019
Far Clipping options in Revit Far clipping is parameter that we control when creating section, elevation or callout. The far clip plane is defined with the Far Clip Offset parameter.…
29/05/2019
If the project is set up as Revit worshared model then sometimes a user can forget to relinquish his worksets and leave office. Such situations often cause unnecessary frustration. However,…
26/05/2019
Main purpose of the tool is to shape topography instance with help of model lines. Tool adds additional topography points along selected model lines. Line division can be per number…
16/05/2019
Setting Revit project units may sound trivial, but there are couple of hidden gems that everyone should know about. To run project units dialog, on Revit ribbon go to Manage…
15/05/2019
Issues with Revit family library management If you are BIM Manager or Revit user, you probably ran into a problem finding (your own) content for the project. I am not…
10/05/2019
Linking Revit files is an essential method to collaborate on BIM project, primary, but not exclusive, for interdisciplinary collaboration. Phase mapping When multiple phases are present in project model (more…
09/05/2019
Project Base Point (PBP) and Survey Point (SP) are one (two) of the most misunderstood features in Revit. Although the concept is very complicated, it can be explained in simple…
07/05/2019
As you already know, there are three kinds of families in Revit: system families, model-in-place families and external (loadable) families (also know as .RFA files). Some Revit categories are exclusively…
03/05/2019
Did you know that you can show your PDF drawing with vector lines? (simply said: lines that have constant (thin) line weights no matter how much you zoom in). You…
02/05/2019
Creating (producing) PDF with layers from Revit, using Print to PDF option is, unfortunately, not possible. The solution, however, is simple. If you have AutoCAD. Let's say you have Revit…
30/04/2019
Maybe you noticed that since Revit 2017, every Revit version has the same icon. This could be deceiving to most users if not unpractical and may lead to errors (eg.…
09/02/2019
Having multiple instances of a door or a window often carries a problem that some of them are (intentionally or not) flipped (mirrored). Flipping doors and windows is neat option…
07/02/2019
Schedule wall layers with materials and thicknesses (widths) in Revit ... I could not wait anymore for Autodesk so I solve it this weekend by myself. Here's the short video…
12/11/2018
Practical guidelines for modeling structural elements in Revit include: Guidelines for vertical structural elements: Modeling structural bearing walls Modeling structural non-bearing walls Modeling other (non-structural) walls (in case they are…
12/11/2018
"Set levels and grids? Just throw a few of them in the model and let's do some real modellin'!" Level as the most important element Levels are the most important…
02/10/2018
Let start our structural modeling with some tweaks to the Revit template for successful later IFC export. To align with IFC file organization, in Revit project or template file we…
05/09/2018
To copy values between different Revit parameters quickly, use Dynamo script. Let's say that we entered information (parameters values) into many Revit family instances in our project just to realize…
23/04/2018
Recently, after I updated my Revit 2018 to Revit 2018.3 version, on startup I received following error message: [fruitful_alert type="alert-success"]DBApplication "bb3086be-63bb-44bd-99eb-d584c013cf2f" Startup failed because an error occurred from OnStartup." System.TypeInitializationException:…
13/02/2018
Changing reference level of Revit family instance can be painful, especially if you do not want to move an element, just change the reference. For particular object it's not a…
14/01/2018
Do you hate when you must use custom revision numbers in your Revit project? How many hacks do you think you need? For example, you must use combination of letters…
12/01/2018
If a family is cuttable then the family displays as cut when the cut plane of a view intersects that family in all types of views. In Family Editor, click  to…
11/11/2016
Revit Beams are also known as "Structural Framing". Typical arhictectural (floor) plan view shows particular level with it's cut plane set approximately 120cm from the level. Also, beams from the…
10/11/2016
In your Revit project documentation, sometimes you want to display parameters or values that are not available in Tag's Label dialog. Let's take an example: Door fire rating is a…
31/10/2016
[fruitful_alert type="alert-danger"]This post is obsolete, I found out it will not work in many cases, including model-in-place cases, solving it with Dynamo was getting to messy, so I developed new…
05/09/2016
Unfortunately, BIM still has no single, widely-accepted definition. Let's think of it as "an intelligent simulation of architecture". This "simulation" must have six key characteristics to enable us to achieve integrated…
30/08/2016
Common "problem" I see my coworkers stumble upon is the problem with selection of multiple elements in a Floor Plan (and other Plan Views in Revit). What's the problem: "Look,…
29/08/2016
Changing the Section line in the Visibility/Graphic Overrides under Section category on the Annotation Categories tab is not possible. One way to adjust Revit Section Line style, is to go…
28/04/2015
In Revit we have two types of lines: model lines and annotation lines. In short, model lines can be modelled in any kind of view (plan, section, 3D etc.), and…
27/04/2015
In general, Revit lines are made out of three elements (parameters): Line Color Line Width Line Pattern When we talk about "lines", we mean Revit lines in general: e.g. drawing…
27/04/2015
In general, Revit lines are made out of three elements (parameters): Line Color Line Width Line Pattern When we talk about "lines", we mean Revit lines in general: e.g. drawing…