Archive for December, 2010

Tis the season

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Tis the season to give. To give change notices and site instructions. It’s also a season of sharing. Sharing CAD files with consultants so everyone is on the same page. In this weeks post I’m going to look at sharing information with non-Revit users and how to make it all line up. Yup in this […]

To top it off

Saturday, December 11th, 2010

Back to the roof of the Big Box Blog Store. In last week’s post, the structure for the roof was setup and properly sloped to future drains so that sections would display properly. In today’s post, we’ll add a roof assembly, sloped of course, then I’ll show how to add skylights without affecting the slope […]

Look over there!

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Just wanted to point out an excellent blog post at the Revit Clinic blog. There was an excellent post on why certain objects appear in plan view and why some don’t. “Revit view range exceptions” is the title of the post. Here’s the link.

Roof layouts

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

I recently started a new supermarket renovation project and came to the point of putting the existing roof onto the building. I’ve done flat roof’s before but this time I realized I still had gaps in my knowledge about how Revit goes about this. I always got the roofs just close enough to look right […]

Revit and Building Information Modeling