Concrete Fabrication

  • Consumer Reports – Precast Automation in Revit

    Structural Precast Extension now comes out-of-the-box in Revit 2021. What are early-adopters saying?

  • Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit 2019 Update 1: Delivering more automation

    It’s mid-winter in the northern hemisphere, and now is the best time to release some new tools for the projects waiting to be built in the spring. As a famous quote states: “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.” And for everyone living on the other half of the planet, […]

  • 5 reasons why structural engineers and fabricators should attend AU

    Global Autodesk University events offer a wealth of knowledge and networking opportunities for those designing and making buildings. We are working hard to deliver an AU experience that is valuable to both structural engineers and fabricators. At the upcoming Autodesk University happening in Las Vegas November 13-15, 2018, we are excited to take the intimacy […]

  • Free Form Rebar Aligned Distribution in Revit 2019.1

    Building on Autodesk’s strategy to make Revit a robust model authoring tool for designing and detailing, the Revit 2019.1 release includes an important update for concrete detailers and engineers that will help to increase modeling versatility, accuracy, and productivity. I am excited to share this new feature with you—take a look! Free Form Rebars can […]

  • BIM for Reinforced Concrete – From Design to Detailing in One Model

    This is the third blog post in a series that discusses the advantages of working on concrete projects in a BIM process for structural engineers. Before we dive in, let’s quickly review the four benefits of BIM for engineers: Combines the versatility of 2D documentation with the higher level of fidelity and accuracy of 3D […]

  • SOFiSTiK Reinforcement Detailing 2019 is now available

    SOFiSTiK Reinforcement Detailing significantly accelerates the creation of 2D reinforcement sheets from 3D models in Autodesk Revit. The product consists of software and a set of families, which can be modified to meet local or company standards. Easily create bar lists, bending schedules, and cut lists for wire meshes. Last month SOFiSTiK Reinforcement Detailing 2019 […]

  • The Precast Show

    I just had the opportunity to attend The Precast Show 2018 in Denver this March. This year’s event showcased a lot of new types of technologies that definitely warrant sharing in a blog post. I also must confess, I cannot pass up any opportunity to talk about precast concrete. There was a lot more buzz […]

  • Adding Grout Tubes to Precast Walls using Dynamo

    In this post of the Structural Precast series I would like to show you how in Revit we can easily add grout tubes and tubes on top to precast walls. Grout tube and tube on top are families that come with the installation of Structural Precast Extension for Revit. They are both face-based families. When […]

  • Segmentation of Precast Walls in Revit

    In this post of the Structural Precast series I would like to touch upon the topic of segmentation of precast walls. Segmentation of precast walls can be done automatically or manually. Before we run the automatic segmentation we should check and adjust the Configuration Settings. The Configuration settings can be imported or exported via XML […]

  • Structural Precast for Revit – Configuration Settings

    A few weeks ago I published an overview video for Autodesk Structural Precast Extension for Revit and now I think it is the right time to get up to speed on the latest Precast tools in Revit. With this post I would like to start a dedicated series on this new app to help you […]