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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

How to render with Revit Architecture from initial to final stage

This is a timelapse video on modeling and final rendering with Revit Architecture. Here the detailed process is shown to transfer model from initial stage to final render.

Autodesk 360 Rendering software is applied to produce renders. By watching this Revit Tutorial one can learn to produce photorealistic renders of your Revit projects.

Tips: While Renderng in Revit the Revit.exe process does not support the majority of the memory and performance usage.

There exist a second process alias fbxooprender.exe that commences at the time of rendering and manages the rendering.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

How to import CAD drawing of Jhali Wall into Revit & generate Adaptive Component/Family (Jhali Wall)

Learn the role footings play in keeping foundations from settling and how to size them properly for soil conditions.

This Revit tutorial is based on how to generate adaptive component for Jhali Wall in Revit. Adaptive component is ideal to produce Jhali wall as the size of component can be easily modified according to your choice. There exist 3 templates for developing adaptive components but in this Revit tutorial, specific curtain panel pattern is utilized to produce Jhali wall.

Open the curtain panel pattern based template to view grid system that is truly tile pattern, reference lines (in green color) and points which refer to adaptive points. Adaptive points contain numbers on them. These adaptive points, grid system and reference lines are modifiable.

Jhali Wall is created with AutoCAD and the CAD drawing for Jhali Wall is imported to Revit.

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Monday, July 25, 2016

How to turn on lights in AutoCAD 2017

This autocad tutorial belongs to the 3rd dimension series of AutoCAD IQ webinar. The tutorial is presented by Victoria Studley, Autodesk Technical Support Specialist and Martin Stewart, Autodesk Technical Support Specialist and Nauman Mysorwala, Autodesk Expert Elite.

The video will briefly explain how to turn on the lights in AutoCAD 2017 as well as default lighting, Sun, Sky, & Locations settings, user-defined lights, distant light, point lights & spot lights, web lights, luminary assemblies, Wrap-Up, Q & A etc.

AutoCAD contains two diverse lighting methods – standard and photometric. The absolute size of the models is affected if photometric lights are used. Photometric lights are much more pragmatic as they apply real-world intensity values.

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Friday, July 22, 2016

How to use split element tool in Revit 2017 to divide vertical columns

This Revit video tutorial sheds light on some useful revit tips to segregate columns in Revit 2017.

In Revit 2017, there is a Split Element tool that can now split vertical columns at the preferred points by levels devoid of any addins in Revit to perfectly identify the objective of the design.

This feature will enhance the workflow and expand the ease of use for fabrication models.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

Download AutoCAD 2017 Tutorial in MP4

A series of AutoCAD 2017 tutorials to be download free to enhance your skills with AutoCAD & explores various new features, Tips and Tricks of AutoCAD.

We offer the following downloads:-

  • Introducing AutoCAD 2017: What's new? - Download MP4
  • AutoCAD 2017 - Tutorial for Beginners [General Overview] -Download MP4
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  • Tips & Tricks: New Features in AutoCAD 2017 - Download MP4
  • AutoCAD 2017 2D Floor Plan Tutorial For Beginner | Course Chapter 2 - Download MP4
  • AutoCAD 2017 - NOVEDADES (Importar archivos PDF) -Download MP4
  • Beginner Tutorial 1 - Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 - Designing a House - Download MP4
  • AutoCAD 2017 Classic Workspace Manual Settings - Download MP4
  • Autocad 3D practice drawing : SourceCAD - Download MP4
  • How to handle PDF Import in AutoCAD 2017 | AutoCAD - Download MP4
  • Print Studio: AutoCAD 2017 Tutorial | AutoCAD - Download MP4
  • User Interface Upgrade in AutoCAD 2017 | AutoCAD - Download MP4
  • AutoCAD 2017 3D House Modeling Tutorial For Beginner | Course Chapter 6 -Download MP4
  • Tips & Tricks: External References in AutoCAD 2017 - Download MP4
  • AutoCAD 2017 - 07 PDF Import - Download MP4
  • Introducing AutoCAD LT 2017: Overview | AutoCAD - Download MP4
  • AutoCAD 2017 Layout Template & Plotting Tutorial Course Chapter 5 - Download MP4
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  • Beyond the Basics: Working with Dynamic Blocks in AutoCAD 2017 - Download MP4

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Revizto 4.0 can streamline BIM based design

Go through the following video tutorial to have a sneak peek of the most updated version of Revizto i.e. Revizto 4.0. Now the three individual platforms of the software are integrated into one. Revizto 4.0 offers huge benefits to BIM users.

Revizto can be used to generate accessible 3D environments out of BIM and CAD models and at the same time maintain any and all object data together with those complicated MEP systems through its proprietary software that is founded on gaming technology. Besides, it can retain visualizations lightweight.

Revizto 4.0 is compatible with PCs, Macs, iPads and Android tablets. Revizto 4.0 coms up with a slew of following new features.

Lightweight Visualization and easy to use Platforms.

In Revizto 4.0, there will be no individual Revizto Viewer and Editor platforms. The latest version integrates Viewer’s and Editor’s functionalities into a solo platform below the umbrella moniker of Revizto Viewer.

The users will be able to apply Editor inside the Viewer platform. Now it becomes simpler export project data and schedule future exports, which are utilized to allocate BIM data with the entire team members.

2D Support for Building Operations: Revizto 4.0 offers complete support for 2D PDF documents together with version control and mark-up capabilities. The users can mark up sheets in a shared platform.

If the users are engaged to work in a 3D model or 2D documents, they will be able to work together with others through Revizto 4.0’s smart issue-tracking functionality. With this feature, the users can operate a building’s entire lifecycle easily and it will be fruitful for later stages of BIM design.

The project information will be available as a navigable 3D environment or as a 2D sheet on a smoothly accessible collective web-based platform. Revizto facilitates easy collaboration for all the project stakeholders and presents an in-built tool for the owners and facility managers in the building operations stage.

Other important features :-
• Compatible with Oculus 1.3, a virtual reality platform that transforms gaming-style visualizations to reality.
• Well matched with touchscreens that allows models to be navigated smoothly.
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Friday, July 15, 2016

Download Revit 2017 Tutorial in MP4

A series of revit 2017 tutorials to be download free to enhance your skills with Revit Architecture & explores various features of Revit Architecture.

We offer the following downloads:-

  • Revit 2017 - Tutorial for Beginners [General Overview] -Download MP4
  • Revit 2017 Tutorial - Make Your 3D Views Awesome - Download MP4
  • Revit MEP Plumbing Tutorials -Download MP4
  • Revit Tutorial - Roof Crickets and Flat Roofs - Download MP4
  • Revit 2017 Setting Up Template Tutorial For Beginner Course Season 1 - Download MP4
  • Revit 2017 and Dynamo Tutorial Creating Piled Wall Systems -Download MP4
  • V-Ray for Revit - Quick Start : Materials - Download MP4
  • AutoDesk Revit Complete House Plan Tutorial part 1 - Download MP4
  • Dynamo Tutorials Part II: Creating Revit Elements for Dynamo - Download MP4
  • Get and Set Revit Parameters with Dynamo - Download MP4
  • Learn Exactly How To Use Revit 2017 Material | Course Season 3 - Download MP4
  • Starting a Site Plan with Property lines in Revit - Download MP4
  • Revit MEP Tutorials for Beginners - Download MP4
  • Autodesk Revit 2017 - Installation - All Languages - Download MP4
  • Revit 2017 Rendering Made Simple - Even Kids Can Do It | Course Season 4 -Download MP4
  • Thomas Dudley Revit Tutorial - Download MP4
  • Revit 2017 Fabrication Parts - Tips and Tricks 06 Creating Revit Schedules with ITMs - Download MP4
  • Revit ADVANCED: How To Create and Modify Component Group in Revit 2017 -Download MP4
  • Revit ADVANCED: How To Insert CAD File in Revit 2017 - Download MP4

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Friday, July 8, 2016

How construction professionals can build pile wall systems by integrating Revit 2017 and Dynamo extension for Revit

This Revit tutorial briefly explains how to apply Revit 2017 together with Dynamo for building a piled wall system. This method will be useful for contig or secant piled wall systems.

Dynamo refers to a visual programming language extension within Revit softwar. Dynamo extension can automate tedious manual Revit tasks. With Dynamo, the users can efficiently manoeuvre data, sculpt geometry, delve into design options, automate processes, and generate links amid numerous applications. Dynamo is free and supports Revit 2015, 2016, and 2017.
While developing Piled wall systems inside Revit, it requires to generate a structural wall and next 2D detail in plan to represent a piled wall system or usually set each male and female pile as well as apply the array or copy commands.

But the process becomes tedious when curves and turns are conflicted inside the path. Dynamo can easily resolve this issue and be applied for sheet piling along with secant and contiguous systems.

Go through the following link to get the complete tutorial

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Thursday, July 7, 2016

Revit Structure 2017 Steel Connection Enhancement

Autodesk has made up-gradation to the limited steel connection extension feature available in Revit 2017 which was very rigid and did not include many connection types to a complete API-driven user interface designed entitled Connections.

The new Connection tool facilitates the users to view detailed structural connector geometry as well as rectify supplementary parameters in the Revit modeling environment.

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Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Bring your Revit model into Lumion with Revit exporters add-on

The Revit users can apply Revit exporters add-on for Revit to save any model in such a format so that it can be read directly in Lumion. Once it is installed, it can be accessed in Revit’s default (3D) view through Add-ins tab -> Export To Lumion

This Revit add-in doesn’t support Autodesk Revit LT versions.

It becomes difficult to seamlessly transmit the materials of your Revit model into Lumion through a normal FBX export.

This Revit add-in is considered as a perfect tool inside your Revit program to bring your Revit model into Lumion. The plugin can easily export any 3d view according to your choice as a collada file that can be imported into Lumion.

Link for download Revit exporters add-on

Revit model into Lumion with Revit exporters add-on
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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

NBS Plug-in for Autodesk Revit

The Revit users can access and download the most updated version of NBS Plugin for Revit. This Revit plugin supports Revit 2015, 2016 R2 and 2017 version.

NBS Plug-in for Autodesk Revit contains the following exclusive features :-

Drag-and-drop BIM objects: One can access numerous generic and proprietary objects submitted by 125 manufacturers. These objects can be dragged and dropped directly into the design model. All NBS BIM objects include references to the corresponding NBS specification clauses.

Incorporate your own BIM objects: If a designer’s office contain their own BIM objects, they can adjoin the NBS parameters necessary for allowing integration with the specification through the NBS Revit plug in. This is made possible by clicking the NBS button inside the Autodesk Revit Family editor.

Instructions for Synchronised design: Choose an object in the model and the correspondent ‘general guidance’ page in the NBS guidance, it will show with information like design principles, performance, health and safety, environmental and contractual issues.

Produce an outline specification: Generate an outline specification out of the design model. With just a simple mouse click, one can get a specification that is synchronised with the model.

This feature save significant times as well as ensures you that your model and your specification are identical.

Association report: The user is allowed to verify that all objects are perfectly linked with NBS clauses over the project. The report displays the status of all related objects and focuses wheather a clause is retitled or detached from the specification. Proper guidance will be provided for resolving these with information like which user retitled an item and when.

Connect object with clause: All objects inside the design is connected to the applicable specification clause with the ‘Associate Object with Clause’ feature.

Incorporated IFC generation (Beta): One can preview and give feedback on a new IFC export that permits you to amalgamate property sets from the linked specification clauses with the objects in the model.

Link for download the plugin

NBS Plug-in for Autodesk Revit
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Saturday, July 2, 2016

GRAITEC introduced new features of PowerPack for Revit for superior reinforced modeling with BIM

Modern structures are supported with reinforced concrete. But the process is too complicated to demonstrate and model reinforced concrete through building information modeling (BIM).

There is a useful system to model these types of structures that is known as the PowerPack for Revit. The system integrates a slew of tools to solve the problem. Lately, the toolset is upgraded with the most recognized BIM platform, making the toolset useful for civil and structural engineering.

GRAITEC has updated several existing features of PowerPack for Revit and launched a few new tools which are particularly designed for reinforced concrete design, documentation and construction.

The followings are the updated features of PowerPack for Revit:

• Produce adjustable 3D views while choosing particular model sections or dislocating building levels.

• Facilitates the user to choose which elements are comprised or omitted in schedules.

• Creates and modifies custom parameters for different elements, along with beam elevation, column height, lintel and sill elevation, slab elevation and wall height and thickness.

• Allows the user to handle and arrange PowerPack ribbons as necessary so that the tools can be easily accessible.

• Automatically removes all instances of a specified reinforcement bar number.

• Modifies the numbers of reinforcement elements so that the gaps can be reduced.

• Facilitates the user to indicate top- and bottom-level parameters for building foundations.

• To avail the complete lists of these new features, visit PowerPack for Revit website ( Tools are organized into categories like Modeling, Connectivity, Reinforcement and Annotation both on the site and in the plug-in.

• “Revit is broadly accepted as the go-to product for BIM modeling and quickly transforming to a powerful multi-industry BIM platform. These recent improvements to the PowerPack for Revit will convey speed and efficacy to modeling rebar in Revit and prepare the world of BIM for reinforcement significantly & more handy to the market and Revit community.

• This update for PowerPack for Revit is compatible with Revit, Revit Architecture, Revit Structure and Revit MEP.

One can download a free trial version from both the GRAITEC PowerPack website ( and the Autodesk Exchange App Store ( The complete version can be accessed from the App Store (

Design Tools for Reinforced Concrete
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Friday, July 1, 2016

SimLab 3D PDF Exporter is a useful Revit plugin to distribute the designs in 3D PDF

SimLab 3D PDF Exporter Revit plug-in includes a sharing feature to Revit application that facilitates the users to distribute their designs in 3D PDF (Portable Document Format) technology.

The format is indigenously supported and collaboratively visualized with the free Acrobat Reader version.

The plugin comes with sample templates which provide the methods for exporting 3D PDF files. There is a Template Designeris to facilitate the users to generate supplementary templates easily. This template can be applied to export 3D PDF files in future.

SimLab 3D PDF exporter is compatible with Revit 2017 (64-bit), Revit 2016(64-bit), Revit 2015(64-bit), Revit 2014 and Revit 2013.

Given below, step-by-step guidances to apply the plug-in :-

At first download the plugin from internet and set up it in your computer. Once the procedure is finished, the plugin automatically registers itself in Revit.

Run Revit application and find that the plugin had included its new toolbar on the add-ins tab that will be visible with the ribbon of Revit’s main interface.

Click the Default 3D view button in the view tab so that the plugin can be activated Obtain a trial or professional license, so that the plugin can start working If one already contains a license, select the register button available in the plug-in toolbar to register it

Select PDF setting button prior to export pdf files, it unfolds a dialog box inquiring you to select which template should be applied. Other PDF settings can also be arranged.

N.B. – Select from the existing templates or generate new templates or edit current ones by applying SimLab Designer prior to export 3D PDF files.

In order to export 3D PDF files, press the export file button in the toolbar plugin, then the scene manager dialog box shows up containing a list of scenes, where the scenes can be selected to be comprised in the 3D PDF file which is exportable. Once done, select OK.

The export dialog box opens that facilitates you to select the name & location of the new 3D PDF file and then click save.

Link for download 3D PDF Exporter for Revit

Simlab 3D PDF Exporter for Revit
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