Richard White

Twinmotion – Improve Visualisation, Animations and Lighting when working with Revit Models

Twinmotion, is a real time immersive 3D Architectural Visualisation package that works from within Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ARCHICAD and has very recently been bought by Epic Games. Its another good alternative for high quality visualization to the other key players in the market, Enscape and Lumion. Functional Software Twinmotion is essentially a software of …

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Include Grids in your 3D Views in Revit 2022

In earlier version releases of Revit, we had Levels added in 3D which was helpful from a coordination and visual point of view. Now in Revit 2022, we can visualise grid lines in a 3D view, select how we want to show them and on which levels. If grid lines already exist within our project, …

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BIM Component Families – Useful Free Library Add ins

There are a number of available direct access library add ins for Revit to help with manufacturers components prepopulated with parameters and useful metadata which can help with efficiency and compilation speed of model production especially in the technical design portion of a project. This blog covers a few useful libraries to consider. There are …

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IfcBuildingElementProxy – What is that?

Updated to provide further clarification – 17/08/21 The problem with IFC files is that tThe problem with IFC files is that they are often not set up correctly at the start and many category element translations are set to a default value, IfcBuildingElementProxy. This default output does not contain element type specific properties and can …

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Revit BIM Interoperability Tools – Equipment Data Tool

One of a couple of new tools which have been added to the BIM Interoperability Toolset, the new equipment data tool adds some new control over metadata and parameters being added to project objects or object libraries to aid consistent delivery. This tool can be accessed through the BIM Interoperability Toolbar and is represented on …

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Navisworks Manage Report Outputs – Clash Reporting

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There are a few options when it comes to outputting your Clash rendition reports from Navisworks Manage to allow your teams to utilise the information to alleviate design or construction issues. For design teams who want to utilise some more collaborative tools outside of your native model environment, Navisworks Manage offers up the opportunity to …

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