Tag Archives: BIM 360

The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 9: The New BIM 360 Locations

Posted on February 1, 2019 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle Recently, Autodesk released a new Project Admin feature called Locations. While Locations have been around for a while in classical BIM 360 Field, they are new to Next Gen BIM 360. Locations allow you to construct a hierarchy of building areas in your project. This includes structuring areas per

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5 Ways Drones are Transforming Construction

Drones—while still a newer kid on the block—are quickly becoming one of the most versatile tools on the construction site. In the last year alone, the construction industry experienced a 239% growth in drone use—higher than any other commercial sector. Here’s a look at some of the ways drones can propel your own organization forward and create better efficiency and

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 8: The New BIM 360 Docs Reviews Update

Posted on December 19, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle Recently, Autodesk released a new design workflow update to BIM 360 Docs. Document Managers within a project can now facilitate, control, and automate the distribution of project drawings, models, and documents. Additionally, project members can now review, markup, comment, and approve documents within the desired workflow. Setting up the

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 7: The New BIM 360 Design Hypermodel Navigation Update

Posted on November 19, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 6, we discussed BIM 360 Desktop Connect and how it can provide workflows for cross-platform collaboration. In this addition, we’ll be discussing another new update. Recently, Autodesk released Hypermodel Navigation within their Design Collaboration module of BIM 360 Design. This new feature allows Teams to easily navigate

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 6: Cross-Platform Collaboration

Posted on November 12, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 5, Applications Consultant Bill Knittle demonstrated how to use the newly updated homepage in Revit 2019.1 and explained how it differs from the Recent Files window. During this next part of our series, we’ll be discussing how BIM 360 Desktop Connect can provide workflows for cross-platform collaboration.

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 5: Revit 2019.1 Home Connect Update

Posted on October 30, 2018 by Synergis Applications Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 4, Applications Consultant Bill Knittle demonstrated how to collaborate within BIM 360 Design. During this next part of our series, we’ll be discussing how the Revit 2019.1 Home Connect Update provides you and your team with more direct access to your projects and shared cloud models in

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Dealing with Stubborn Equipment Sets in BIM 360 Field

Posted on October 8, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle  A construction team utilizing BIM for information exchange can map elements in a Revit model to Equipment in BIM 360 Field. This integration creates a bi-directional flow of information to ensure that information is consistent and coordinated. However, in some cases, the mapping does fail and not all the elements map

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New Releases: Revit 2019.1 and Civil 3D 2019.1

The latest versions of Revit and Civil 3D released last month to subscribers, and promises to drive more efficiency, and better connect teams and data. We’ll highlight the most important features you should be utilizing within your own projects. Let’s dig in. Site Collaboration Site Collaboration within Revit 2019.1 with Civil 3D introduces unprecedented interoperability between the two products, allowing

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 4: Collaborating in BIM 360

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 3, I discussed the concepts of Teams and the sharing and consuming of Packages. When it comes to linking, the engineer can now use utilize two methods to link the architect’s Revit model to theirs. There is Live Linking and Controlled Sharing. Live Linking uses the architect’s live

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The Next Generation of BIM 360, Part 3: Implementing BIM 360 Design

Posted on September 5, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 2, I covered adding Project Members and Teams to the BIM 360 Project. Now that the Team environment is established, it is time to initiate collaboration in the cloud. The process of initiating cloud-collaboration in BIM 360 Design is similar to classical Collaboration for Revit. The individual initiating

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