Tag Archives: Revit

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

Read more

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

Read more

The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, 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

Read more

The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, 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

Read more

The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, Part 2: Adding Project Members and Teams

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In Part 1, I discussed the differences between C4R/BIM 360 Team and BIM 360 Design/Docs. Now, I’ll explore the setup of your BIM 360 account and first BIM 360 project. At the onset, a BIM 360 account administrator must set up the BIM 360 account for their organization. This is

Read more

The Next Generation of BIM 360: Introducing BIM 360 Design, Part 1: Account and Project Setup

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Synergis Application Consultant, Bill Knittle Since Release 2 of Revit 2015, multi-discipline Revit design teams could purchase subscriptions to collaborate with a cloud-based worksharing service called Collaboration for Revit, which we have come to call C4R. C4R allowed Revit teams to concurrently author a shared model regardless of time or location. Architects and engineers could

Read more

Upcoming Training Classes: Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials & AutoCAD Advanced

Whether you’re looking to build your skills or ready to take the next leap in your career, our comprehensive Autodesk training classes will help you succeed with the latest industry knowledge. Check out two of our upcoming classes highlighted below. Autodesk Revit Architecture/Revit LT Essentials Date: July 23-25 Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Location: Manheim, PA PDH Credit Hours:

Read more

Webinar: Affordable, Secure, and Easy Collaboration for AEC with C4R

The Autodesk Cloud services are continuing to remove the barriers between Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Owners to connect diversified teams with a common source of project data. Until recently, this process was costly, difficult, and a security concern. Autodesk Collaboration for Revit enables this process by hosting the shared models in an accessible safe and secure location in the cloud.

Read more

Revit 2018 – Shared Site Bug

Posted on October 16, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Bill Knittle Following a recent Revit 2018 Advanced course, I uncovered a problem in Revit 2018 and I immediately issued the problem to Autodesk Support. The bug involves the new feature Geo-referencing. This feature was meant to ease the coordination of Civil coordinates within Revit. Unfortunately, this broke a legacy workflow called

Read more

Back to Basics with Revit Families: Why Ceiling-Based Families don’t display in Floor Plan views

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Synergis’ Application Consultant, Bill Knittle In certain circumstances there arises a need for Ceiling-based families to display themselves in plan views. For example, many medical facilities suspend equipment from their ceilings. So, it becomes necessary to display their location in Floor Plan views as overhead information. While these families display easily in Reflected Ceiling Plan

Read more
« Older Entries