Don’t Have Dimensions in Families for COBie? Don’t Worry!

So you’re new to COBie and a deadline is approaching, your favourite project BIM manager comes up to

Using Dynamo to Insert a DWG Into a Revit Family

Another question that I’d rather not have the answer left to email I have a project on which

Merging IFC Files with BIMServer

A question came through via email the other day in the office We’ve been trying to issue federated

Calculating and Tagging Pipe Obverts with Dynamo

There are times when we need to show a little more information than Revit is able to provide out of the box. Take for example internal pipe inverts and obverts. When tagging pipework, you can tag the quadrants of the pipe and the centre node.     So what do you do when you need

Titleblock Integers, Take 2 – Video Guide

A quick follow up to my previous post on titleblock integers with a little more in depth explanation for new users to Revit.

Fixing SP.Writer Run Time Error 70

If you’re like me, you haven’t used SP.Writer in a while but then if you’re also like me,

C4R – I’m Still Missing Too Many Elements! (Part 2)

So last week you went through how to fix the ‘too many missing elements’ error, but after clearing your cache and sourcing replacement files you’re still seeing the error. This means things are a little more serious, but there is still a potential solution. Search the Journal for Missing Element Warnings This time around, you

Aligning 3D Section Boxes

A quick one that came up today.. “Ryan, how do I align a 3D section box with an

Lookup Tables and You – Part 2 – Improving Your Workflow

Now you understand how lookup tables are formatted and referenced from Revit families, let’s have a look at how we can improve our workflow. It’s clear how lookup tables are beneficial to the pipe and conduit modelling process, so how can we use them in other Revit family categories? Originally lookup tables were only available

Lookup Tables and You – Part 1 – Understanding Lookup Tables

Life isn’t just about Dynamo, so here is something a little different to mix things up. Earlier this year I spoke at BiLT ANZ 2017, I had the opportunity to present two separate talks of which one was lookup tables. It’s a bit of a dry topic, so stick with me. Lookup tables for pipe and

Tagging Invert Levels

Over the years, I’ve seen a lot of err.. solutions for tagging invert levels. From adding shared parameters