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Modelling Piling from Microsoft Excel using Revit & Dynamo

Happy New Year to everyone and straight back into the deep end with more Dynamo! Way back in 2013 I reviewed the Excel Model generation tool that allowed the creation of Revit elements based on a spreadsheet. This allowed the … Continue reading

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Revit Structure Tutorial – Create Parts and Divide

Link to YouTube Tutorial: https://youtu.be/LbPcbQtf18I Quite often in structural projects you may be required to turn an in situ element into multiple pre cast elements, a typical example is perhaps a wall. In this short tutorial we will take a look … Continue reading

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Revit Structure Tutorial – Structural Opening Families

Many of you will be using the Shaft Opening command within Revit to produce vertical openings within your models. Whilst being fairy efficient they have the following limitations: Can Only be used to cut vertically Can only cut floors Analytical … 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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Revit 2014 – New Rebar Tools

Link to YouTube Video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_X6vuTJYNU In the past I have written many articles relating to the use of 3D reinforcement within Revit and each time I review the tools Autodesk add a little more functionality. In the Revit Structure 2014 … Continue reading

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Revit Structure 2014 Tutorial – Analytical nodes

Link to YouTube Video: http://youtu.be/J2_iddaJzLg When transferring models from Revit Structure to structural analysis tools one of the biggest issues is often that the original analytical model within Revit Structure has inconsistencies, these being isolated nodes, beams not connected etc. … Continue reading

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Tutorial – Creating and Controlling General Notes in Revit

It is a well known fact that large blocks of text can become very unwieldy within Revit, especially when a small tweak is needed to reformat the text or making a simple width adjustment. A better method is to use … Continue reading

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