Site Extraction with flux.io and Dynamo

By now, most people in the industry would have heard of flux.io, a spin-off from X (formerly Google X). Recently, flux.io updated their site extraction tool which pulls data from free open source datasets, Open Street Map and NASA. When combining with Dynamo, it couldn’t be any simpler to pull in topography information to your Revit model.

What to do when you have no option to save your Navisworks NWD

A quick tip for your Tuesday afternoon. Have you ever had the problem where no matter how many

Using Dynamo to Generate Pipework Hangers

If you’re finding yourself modelling more detailed models that reflect proposed fabrication or constructed works, Cesare Caoduro over at the BIM and Others blog has a great step by step tutorial on how to use Dynamo to generate Unistrut style pipework supports. If you’re mechanical or electrical it would be quite easy to adapt the first portion

2017 Compatible Journal Based Bulk Family Upgrade Utility

The previous iterations of the batch family upgrader that I have posted previously were only compatible in versions

Consistency is Key. Setting Project Info With Dynamo

Over the last 3 months I’ve been busy working hard on coordinating the BIM for an existing infrastructure study of a hospital. The site consists of everything from heritage listed sandstone buildings constructed in the 1800s where for obvious reasons there are no existing drawings to a building that’s currently in the final stages of

The Truth About Chips

Last month, AUGI magazine ran an article titled What is The Best Computer for Revit, although the article goes

Modelo Brings Presentations And Collaboration to Anywhere With a Data Connection

In the last 6 to 18 months, the 3D collaboration and visualisation world has exploded with new software

Need Bulk Family Upgrades? You’ve Got Options!

So, I’ve been asked maybe 4.. 5 times in the last week or so “How do I batch update Revit family files?” so for those that don’t know how, here is a run down of some of the options available to you Bulk File Upgrader – US$99 Harry Mattison of Boost Your BIM has written

Sizing AS3500 Compliant Pipework Using Revit – Part 2

An important part of domestic water design is calculating flow and pressure losses, a common complaint I have from fellow Aussies though is that Revit’s pressure loss report is it’s not in a familiar format and is not something that they’re comfortable including within their design folders. Not to mention, with the AS3500 pipe sizing

Filtering Schedules

I had a question earlier in the week via Linkedin from Marvin, the question was Ryan, I was wondering if you could tell me how do I split my schedules per level? It’s a question that crops up eventually for most users, and it’s an easy one to implement. Tucked away in the list of

Sizing AS3500 Compliant Pipework Using Revit – Part 1

For Australians that have tried working with the pipe sizing tool within Revit, you would know that Revit doesn’t quite

No Space Name Utility? No Worries!

Sitting in Dan Stine’s lab at RTC AU 2016 and in true to RTC form, a piece of

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