Archive for the 'Structural' Category

Cut plane and braces

Monday, January 4th, 2016

I had a problem with how the structural braces are drawn in plan view. The default in Revit is to show the complete brace which isn’t preferred for architectural drawings as it draws the brace through doors and windows. I found a solution hereĀ and I’m repeating the post on my blog so I have it […]

Columns, beams and braces.

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

For people using Revit Structure this post in going to be old news. However if you trained in Revit Architecture, this will probably be new information that can be very helpful. I’ve always had difficulty getting certain structural elements to do what I want so that they display nicely in elevations and sections. A recent […]

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