Building Healthy Asset Models

Understanding how to integrate with your client’s asset and facility management requirements at first seems like a daunting

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 IFC files, but the combined size balloons up to 20x the original size. Is getting these models to a consumable size a wild goose chase? Well, the short answer is no, it’s not a wild goose chase

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

Step by Step Guide – Creating My Iplex FWG Family in Revit

A lot of people ask me if I’ll give them my Iplex floor waste gully family. The answer

Titleblock Integers, Take 2 – Video Guide

A quick follow up to my previous post on titleblock integers with a little more in depth explanation

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

Aligning 3D Section Boxes

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

C4R – So You’re Missing Many Elements? (Part 1)

If you’ve been working on C4R for even just a little while, you have probably seen the dreaded ‘too many missing elements’ error. When you’re opening a Revit model, there could be more elements in the central model than there is in your local model. Usually Revit will synchronise the changes with your local and

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

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

Placing Multiple Views on Sheets With Dynamo

Keeping on the theme of Dynamo and drawing setup, I had a series of MEP models that I

Tagging Invert Levels

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