Interoperability

Space Awareness of Objects in Revit for COBie Classification

COBie datafiles are used to capture maintainable and operational assets for ongoing management and replacement processes during handover at various gateways in a construction project. When delivering COBie outputs from Autodesk Revit however, it should be noted that these elements should be selected and specified often as part of a clients Asset Information Requirements. It …

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It’s Classified – Revit 2023 Classification Tools Update

There has been an update to the Revit 2023 Interoperability Classification Manager, now called the ‘Standardized Data’ tool. We will have a look at what has changed in this update. There has been a minor interface and function update to the Classification Manager, which now changes the function of the original two button tool. We …

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Import Revit Model into Inventor

How to import a Revit model into Inventor whilst maintaining the model structure? Using the latest versions of Revit and Inventor we can directly open a Revit project in Inventor whilst keeping the model structure and relationship intact. Starting with an Inventor assembly file open in Inventor, select the import CAD Files command from the …

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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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