Understanding the British Standard Object Naming Convention and Other Alternatives

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few years, you’d be aware that almost globally the British Standards are the benchmark for all things BIM. The international standard ISO19650 is based on the British BS and PAS1192 documents. Most naming conventions out there are based on BS 8451-1:2012. BS8451-1 covers naming and

View References. Use them!

So even though in the BIM world we produce models, guaranteed every project that you’re currently working on

Revit 2020.1 Prompts to uninstall when you want to install

This is one I have unfortunately come across too many times, you notice that you can’t access BIM360

Nested Annotation Symbols 101

Over the years, I’ve seen some interesting Revit content. One of the doozies though always seems to be the use of nested annotations and for whatever reason, these weird and wonderful annotation solutions always seem to be in electrical families. The idea of nesting an annotation symbol in a 3D family is so you can

The Drawing Status

The drawing status is maybe overlooked as something simple, but there are many different ways to approach it,

Revit Bulk Unit Conversion Addin

One of the most downloaded files here at Revit.AU is the metric conversion journal script. Despite the obvious downsides of journal scripting, it works about 98.27% of the time. Based on feedback, the problems with the current journal conversion script are mostly due to user error, but occasionally even when the user followed the steps

Build Your Own Unassisted PowerShell Uninstallers

A fair chunk of what I do these days in the office is around testing software prior to

Creating Annotation Tag Variations

Are you new to Revit and starting to create customised content for your models? You have all the

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