Architecture

  • Uncategorized
    How flexible is the BIM process? This question arose for German firm RKW Architektur + in their project New Office Düsseldorf. The architects started work in Autodesk AutoCAD 2D and switched to the BIM method only in planning phase 5 at the request of the general contractor. Their experience in this project demonstrates that BIM works even […]

  • AEC partner
    Uncategorized
    With the help of the Autodesk AEC Industry Partners program, design firms are more smoothly resolving their business challenges and accelerating their move to BIM. Nearly every one of my friends and colleagues has a smartphone, but each relies on different mobile apps. One might have a fitness app that logs her long runs, another might […]

  • Revit 2019.2 new features
    Uncategorized
    Written by: Harlan Brumm, Sasha Crotty, Ian Molloy, Pawel Piechnik The Revit product team is very excited to announce the release of Revit 2019.2 — the latest version of Revit — to current subscribers. Before we dive into Revit 2019.2 new features, here’s some background on how we determine what to include in each new […]

  • AEC Excellence Award Revit
    Events
    It’s hard to believe Autodesk is in its sixth year of involvement with the AEC Excellence Awards, and this time we share the privilege with co-sponsors HP, Construction Dive and Smart Cities Dive. This year’s AEC Excellence Awards competition attracted 256 submissions from 40 countries and culminated in a ceremony held at Autodesk University Las […]

  • Events
    Fall is in the air, and the leaves are at peak color here in Manchester, New Hampshire. That also means it is time for Autodesk University Las Vegas. As I write this, final preparations are taking place to make it another fantastic AU in Las Vegas, November 13-15, 2018. Whether you have never been or […]

  • Revit security fix
    Architecture
    We have recently released a number of security fixes for 2017, 2018, and 2019 versions of Revit. These updates address security issues and are required in order to make sure your product continues to work in the future. We recommend you install these Revit security fixes as soon as possible. We (the Revit Team) decided […]

  • Revit LT vs Revit
    Architecture
    While not quite as existential as Hamlet’s soliloquy on the nature of life and death, we do see this question asked by customers: Revit LT vs Revit? They are trying to figure out which version of Autodesk Revit software is going to work best for them and understand the real differences between them. In this […]

  • BILT 2018
    Events
    As Autodesk University Las Vegas approaches later this fall, and BiLT EUR is about to kick-off in Ljubljana next week, I wanted to summarize and recount my experience from BiLT NA 2018 in St. Louis, MO this past August. The JOURNEY For those who have not yet attended, BiLT is a global conference event – […]

  • Table used in demo of Revit families
    Architecture
    When I first started using Revit, I had a hard time with the term Revit “families”.  However, as I have learned more about Revit, I’ve realized Revit families are at the core of Revit and not only does the term itself have much more meaning to me but it helps me understand how Revit works. […]

  • Revit 2019.1
    Architecture
    Written by: Harlan Brumm, Sasha Crotty, Tomasz Fudala, and Emily Dunne The team here at Autodesk can’t wait to show off the Revit 2019.1 new features in the latest update released today. Following the course charted by the Revit Road Map, Revit 2019.1 includes new capabilities that help you connect, create, and, optimize.   Two […]

  • insight webinar
    Architecture
    If you’d like to explore more deeply how to use Autodesk Insight — the building performance analysis service that works with Revit– here are three in-depth webinars hosted by Senior Product Manager Ian Molloy that will set you on the right track. In these webinars, which are free by the way, you’ll: Learn about integrated […]

  • Industry news
    Are you or your company using Revit to lead innovation in building design?  The Autodesk AEC Excellence Awards are an excellent way to get recognition and exposure for your work.  The competition is now open, with submissions welcomed in multiple categories.  Submit your best project to the 2018 AEC Excellence Awards by July 31st, 2018 and […]

  • Brayjam Revit VR
    User spotlight
    Written by Ian Hintze, owner Brayjam Construction Brayjam Construction is a family-owned and operated residential design and construction firm located in New York state. Over the past decade of building out residential projects, it became apparent to us that most clients can’t fully comprehend a design until the project is actually built.  As most contractors […]

  • BIM 360 Design
    Product news
    Autodesk has released updates to BIM 360, our project delivery and construction management platform that supports informed decision-making across the project lifecycle.  BIM 360 now centralizes all project data in a single data repository, connecting project stakeholders and workflows – from design to construction to operations. Part of update is the release of BIM 360 Design, representing […]

  • Revit 2019 badge
    Product news
    Written by Harlan Brumm, Sasha Crotty, Ian Molloy, and Pawel Piechnik Revit 2019 has just released! As Revit Product Managers, sharing what’s new in the latest version of Revit is our favorite type of blog post to write, and there’s a lot to talk about in Revit 2019.  In subsequent blog posts we’ll dive deeper […]