Archive for the 'Revit' Category

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 […]

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 […]

Revit and Building Information Modeling