Software Tips

  • Software Tips
    By now, you are probably aware that Revit 2022 is now live. While there will be myriad posts about new features, new tools, new offerings, rebadged and renamed offerings, in this post I want to talk about what this new release means for the BIM Managers and IT folks in the back, alike: those setting […]

  • Software Tips
    Many of you will have some experience with the new online deployment configuration that became available with Revit 2021.1.  For those that haven’t tried it yet, see this post for information about the new end-to-end deployment workflows, and give it a try here.  For this post, I wanted to highlight some key learnings from customers who used the new […]

  • Product news
    Lightweight and modern deploy and install experience makes a debut for Revit.

  • Architecture
    Save time calculating egress and path of travel with a new automation tool in Revit.

  • Software Tips
    During Autodesk University Las Vegas 2019, I taught a class called “Connected BIM for structural steel design, detailing and fabrication with BIM 360”. I discussed how structural steel design, detailing, and fabricating teams can work together with BIM in the cloud, and I illustrated how Autodesk BIM 360 Docs combined with Autodesk Revit and Advance […]

  • Software Tips
    We’ve probably all had the experience of pushing to meet a deadline to complete a model, only to be slowed down by having to stop and fix corrupted project files. That’s no way to spend your time with the clock ticking. There are steps you can take to reduce data corruption in Revit. There are […]

  • What’s New
    Teams can’t collaborate on something they can’t see. That’s why, whether you’re a structural engineer, architect, or any other professional working with BIM, visualization is key. And Revit 2020 packs a powerful punch in this department. Revit 2020 delivers features in a variety of categories under the visualization umbrella. These include ones that make the […]

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    Tips, tricks & tutorials
    If you’ve been to Autodesk University (AU), no doubt you’ve heard inspiring stories of Autodesk customers doing amazing things with the software. If you have not been to AU, we have you covered—but it’s a fantastic event that you really should try to attend. Fortunately, those customer success stories are not just reserved for a […]

  • What’s New
    Today’s Revit is more automated than ever. In adding and refining features in every release over the past few years, the Revit product development team’s goal has been simple: “We’re always looking for opportunities to automate functionality and to reduce the effort that people have to go through to achieve better results,” says Autodesk senior […]

  • Mixed use development Connected Learning Hubrchitect
    Are you an architect who needs to coordinate your design across an extended project team including BIM managers, structural, MEP, and civil engineers (to name a few)? Do you have questions about how to work better as a team across disciplines or with firms collaborating on the same projects? Are you looking to connect with […]

  • Structure
    During Autodesk University Las Vegas 2018, I taught a class called “Reducing Waste in Structural Steel Fabrication with BIM”. I discussed how prefabricated parts for structural steel can be designed with BIM-based integrated workflows and how this process helps reduce waste in steel fabrication, decreases the risk of costly errors, and increases quality and speed […]

  • Autodesk University 2017
    Software Tips
    When you think Autodesk University, you probably think about learning the latest trends and technologies but also tips & tricks on your favorite products. And that’s just what you’ll find! For this post, I’m going to summarize some of the Advance Steel tips and tricks that I described in my class “Advance Steel Tips, Tricks, […]

  • Computational Design
    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 […]

  • Concrete Detailing
    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 […]

  • Concrete Detailing
    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 […]