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Monday, November 19, 2018

A position is vacant for BIM analyst in US locations

BLDGWORKS, a growing construction integration, real estate development, and architecture firm, is inviting applications for the position of a BIM analyst on full time basis for the locations of New York, NY, US.

The objective of BIM Analyst is to employ virtual projects controls with a large corporate client involved in a large portfolio of work around the world. The BIM Analyst has to make design and construction of Building Information Models to facilitate QTO and cost analysis.

This role provides the scope toward any member of the Architect / Engineer / Construction community with an interest in BIM (3D,4D,5D modeling) to fully employ and delve into these methods of documentation.

Academic Experience:
• Degree in architecture, engineering, construction, project controls, or related fields required
• 0-3 years experience with BIM platforms (mainly Revit)
• Interest in project controls, QTO, and cost analysis
• Exhibition of leadership skills
• Capability to think innovatively and strategically to provide solutions
Technology Experience and Expertize:

• Experience with Revit highly desired
• Experience with Rhino preferred but not essential
• Experience with Dynamo will give added advantage but not essential
• Experience with Python scripting will give added advantage but not necessary
• Experience with Revit API will give added advantage but not essential
• Salary structure will be equivalent to experience.
• Contribution to healthcare
• Paid Time Off
BLDGWORKS inspires the employees to perform towards NCARB licensure, AIA membership, and other certifications like LEED. If any candidate possesses any such licenses and certifications, he/she will get special consideration.
Prospective candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio along with salary requirements to
A position is vacant for BIM analyst in US locations
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Rajib Dey

Saturday, November 17, 2018

How AutoCAD is used for drawing column layout plan

Fundamentally, column layout plan is drawn with hand or AutoCAD. Given below, some useful step-by-step guidelines for column layout drawing with AutoCAD.

The following steps are involved :-

1. Select Column Shape: Initially, select the column shape. Several types of column shape are applied in diverse structures which range from circular, rectangular, box type column. Hence, it is important to select the column shape beforehand.
2. Draw the Column: As soon as the column shape is selected, then draw the column by applying the commands as rectangle (rec+Enter) or circle(c+Enter).
3. Settle the Column Location: Placement of column is considered as the most crucial part of a structure. The construction of a structure is based on the location of the column. Therefore, all the columns should be arranged at the exact location.
4. Settle the Grid Line: Gridline is a very significant segment of a structure since the position of all sections of the structure is set based on the grid line. The grid line should be drawn (horizontal & vertical) with line (l+Enter) or construction line (xl+Enter) command.
5. Numbering the Grid Line: The grid line should be numbered with a, b, c or 1,2,3 serially. It facilitates to trace something quickly and effectively.
6. Settle the Dimension with regard to Grid Line: Settle a dimension of all column relating to grid line with dim leaner (diml+Enter) command as except dimension it becomes complicated to trace the position of the column.
7. Numbering the Column: Locate a column to check that the schedule is not possible devoid of proper numbering. Therefore, the column should be numbered depending on its size & reinforcement.

How AutoCAD is used for drawing column layout plan
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Rajib Dey

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Some handy tricks for curtain walls in Revit

In this revit tutorial, one can learn some useful tips to generate curtain walls in Revit.

The curtain wall tool in Revit is mainly applied for walls having complicated patterns, special railings and even casework.

The curtain walls comprise of similar features of a basic wall. They include bottom and top constraints and their profile is rectified.

There are some major additional features in the curtain walls :-

Curtain Grids
These belong to division formed on the walls. These divisions can be horizontal or vertical.

Mullions are components which can be produced on each curtain grid section and on each curtain wall extremities.

Curtain Panels
Curtain panels belong to rectangular components which are situated among each curtain grids.

Curtain Walls are generated in the same manner similar to regular walls. Choose the wall tool in the architecture tab.

While selecting a type, it is necessary to scroll down to opt for a wall in the curtain wall category. These walls contain a glass icon next to them.

Go through the following video tutorial to get familiar with the tips for curtain walls.

Some handy tricks for curtain walls in Revit

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Rajib Dey