Monthly Archives: May 2011

Realities of Revit implementation (and why I won’t answer to ‘guru’)

I consult for several architectural and engineering firms, and on occasion I hear the team(s) refer to me as their Revit ‘guru’. While the intention is innocent enough, it always makes me cringe. Guru seems to suggest someone who has … Continue reading

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Proper application of a Type Catalog

I recently replied to an AUGI posting from a user who was struggling with a test case for building a Type Catalog. Type Catalogs are great tools for families that need many types, each with new parameter values, such as … Continue reading

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Cautionary Tale?

A cautionary tale of #BIM? I say it’s a segway to an important discussion on LOD definitions on your projects! Interesting comments unfolding through the LinkedIn RTC Community group – join the discussion!

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Weaning down the model warnings

As a design model grows in complexity, and multiple relationships between elements are created either by the system or by the user, it is inevitable that changes will either invalidate relationships, or create conflicts with intermediary items. Significant changes such … Continue reading

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