RTC Europe 2016

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Revit Technology Conference Porto

This October I attended the last Revit Technology Conference in Porto. For many years this event was all about Revit and its integration with other design tools like Dynamo, that currently revolutionizes our industries automation like BIM did ten years ago. Most of the RTC classes now showed a perfect integration of Dynamo and scripting for design, data management and automation. Showing it’s not only about … Read More

Sloped surface patterns in Revit

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Working with hardscapes or sloped floors it sometimes happens that a model pattern will deform or behave strange in Revit. This is often the result of a curved face. Normal manipulation of model patterns (move, align and rotatable) will only apply for straight planes so to fix this unwanted deformation we need to manipulate surface by height points or sketch of the floor.

Enscape for Revit

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Enscape real time render for on of our projects

Video game engines have a long history of follow our latest graphic and display technologies. Their popularity made hardware more powerful and affordable every year, and we have now reached a point where real-time graphic processing engines for games can become a powerful new tool for architectural studies. The folks at Inreal technologies understood this and developed a Revit plugin called Enscape3d, that directly uses … Read More

User friendly super families in Revit

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user friendly families 5 types of tilted window

Once you master the Revit Family editor a whole ‘parametric world’ of possibilities opens but how do you make sure that your advanced families can be used by intermediate Revit users and you don’t end up being the only one in the office comfortable of using these super families?

Revit Technology Conference NA 2015

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This years biggest annual Revit event was held in Washington DC from July 23–25 2015. It attracted more than 150 of the world’s top experts, instructors and bloggers. And I was happy to be able to participate, learn and share ideas and insights with this community of fellow design technology geeks! Meeting these people and seeing there examples inspired me … Read More