Archive for November, 2010

Looks are everything.

Monday, November 29th, 2010

It snowed this week and as it always does the snow turned my thoughts to Christmas and decorating. By the time this is posted to my blog I will be knee deep in the holly and jolly. First however I have to crawl under the stairs and dig out the Christmas decorations. Always an unpleasant […]

Pointing the way→

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Revit 2010 introduced a new annotation symbol. The spot slope. The Revit documentation shows this symbol as an arrow or triangle as is usually used in a wall section. However this annotation can do more than just that.

The skies the limit

Sunday, November 14th, 2010

There has been lots of talk around the new Mental Ray rendering engine in Revit. I’ve seen renderings produced by architectural firms for projects designed to wow the clients and authorities. The lighting and material rendering is very impressive. It should be…it HAS to be if your going to win over multimillion dollar projects. I’ve […]

Where am I?

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Ever have this nightmare? The architect you work for sends you an email saying “Go into project #143 and print up all the drawings. We need to submit them to the municipality for a building permit addendum AND make sure all the changes we have issued are on the drawings!” How can you tell which […]

Revit and Building Information Modeling