• BILT 2018
    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 – […]

  • MEP
    Autodesk University Las Vegas is around the corner, kicking off on November 12th, 2018 and running through November 15th. We’ve been busy creating a unique and valuable experience for MEP engineers, designers, detailers, and fabricators. We think that this year’s AU is one to not miss, and we’re confident that if you skip out, you’ll […]

  • Table used in demo of Revit families
    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. […]

  • Industry news
    If you’re a trade contractor  planning to attend Autodesk University Las Vegas November 13-15, 2018, then we’ve got news for you. This year, we are expanding the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum, which had previously been a standalone session, into AU. What does this mean for you? We’re giving you additional opportunities to take the business and […]

  • insight webinar
    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
    If you’ve been a part of the MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum in the past, you know what a unique event it is—a place to learn how technology is changing the game for those who detail and fabricate MEP and structural systems. What started as 1-day preconference to Autodesk University is about to get bigger and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Autodesk Insight
    User spotlight
    Written by Heather Johnson It’s a dilemma faced by architects and engineers when considering early-stage design analysis:  which is more important– accuracy or precision?  Accuracy refers to the closeness of a measurement to an actual or known value, while precision is related to variation between multiple measurements of the same element. Accuracy vs precision According […]

  • 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 […]

  • layoutFAST and Revit
    User spotlight
    Written by Alan Creel, VP Preconstruction Services, Miller Electric Co.  Our goal at Miller Electric Co. is to be a forward-thinking, innovative company. That means understanding our clients’ unique requirements. To do that, we have invested in technology that takes into consideration many variables, including their data infrastructure needs and energy efficiency requirements.  I’d like […]

  • Using inputs in Dynamo player
    By now you have surely heard of the Dynamo Player, the awesome little tool for running Dynamo scripts (graphs) in the background in Revit. If you have not heard of it, it is available in Revit 2017.2 and up and appears in the Manage tab, next to Dynamo. Dynamo is a tool for generative design […]

  • Autodesk Revit's energy performance analysis helps design high-performance building
    Tips, tricks & tutorials
    Did you know that a subscription to Revit or the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection includes access to Insight, a powerful tool for energy performance analysis? Insight is a cloud-based simulation platform integrated with Revit that provides centralized access to performance data and advanced analysis engines.  With Revit and Insight you can generate building performances analysis of energy, […]

  • compare revit design versions
    Need another way to understand and see exactly what has been changed in Revit design versions from one iteration to the next?  Designers, project managers, and engineers can use the version compare tool in BIM 360 Team to highlight the differences between two Revit files. Using version compare not only improves the designers’ understanding of […]

  • Uncategorized
    If you haven’t seen it yet, it’s time to download the new Autodesk Desktop Connector to manage linking  in Collaboration for Revit with other files hosted in the BIM 360 Team project space. The connector is a desktop service that integrates data sources with your desktop folder and file structure for easy file management.  Previously […]