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Revit and Dynamo – Finding the Centroid (CoG) of Revit elements

I was recently asked by a contractor if Revit could report on the centroid of selected objects to facilitate crane lifts. For those of you that know Revit well the answer if normally no. However, Dynamo is really useful for … Continue reading

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Autodesk Revit to Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis – Send Options

Happy New Year and look forward to all the good things planned for 2017! A few Autodesk Revit Releases back (Revit Structure 2015), Autodesk made a change to the integration with Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis to allow the transfer of … Continue reading

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Revit Reinforcement – Keeping a check on Bar Marks

Since 2015 Revit has provided the Rebar Number which automatically assigns bar marks to all reinforcing within the project making use of the partitions to generate a suitable bar mark. This is of course a very useful feature and does … Continue reading

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Revit Structure – Controlling the stick symbol location for Beams

Earlier this week a client contacted me and asked about how to control the position of the stick symbol in climbing beams (see image below). Now this actually has a very simple solution but this was something that I had … Continue reading

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Revit 2015 Tutorial – Creating Filters for Structural Modelling and Documentation

Link to YouTube Video: http://youtu.be/CridRbzEVQ8 In this tutorial we will take a look at the use and creation of filters that can be used specifically for structural consultants, as usual there is a link at the top of the post … Continue reading

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Revit Structure Tutorial – Attaching Structural Objects Together

When modelling Structural objects such as walls, columns and trusses it is sometimes very useful to attach the top or bottom of these elements to other structural objects such as roofs, floor slabs and foundations etc. This technique will maintain … Continue reading

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Autodesk Revit and Text Heights

Recently while producing a Revit template for a customer I had noticed that the fonts in Revit may vary in height and in some instances can be vastly different from your intended height. For example, within AutoCAD, if you choose … Continue reading

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