BIM 360 Sync vs Publish

BIM 360 Sync vs Publish

“I sync my Revit model regularly, but it is not the same as the BIM 360 model” If this statement is something that you have said in the last couple of months, then you are not fully aware of the process of getting a live Revit model updated in BIM 360. Since the release of…

What’s New with BIM 360 Design Collaboration

Design Collaboration has delivered several recent updates that may have flown under the radar. Team Theming Custom Shared folder Team Model Coordination Administration Team Theming Team Theming allows users to assign a colour theme to Teams when using Project Model. This feature is very similar to using Worksharing Display Modes in Revit or the Appearance…

Revit 2021.1 – Shared Views

Revit 2021.1 – Shared Views

Up until now, the only method to communicate markups and design changes is by creating a BIM 360 Project, which takes some planning, or sending pdf’s back and forth with markups. Shared views allow you to share your live model with collaborators and get their input right back into the model, without them having access…

Introducing BIM 360 Assets – Tracking Key Milestones

Introducing BIM 360 Assets – Tracking Key Milestones

In June, Autodesk added a new module to BIM 360 Build called Assets. Assets is used to track key milestones in the asset lifespan, from design and fabrication to delivery, installation, commissioning and ultimately handover. Assets can be defined as the following; Systems Components – such as Mechanical Equipment or Windows Moveable Equipment – such as…

Bluebeam Revu Home-Use License?

We’re often asked about a home-use license for Bluebeam Revu.  While Bluebeam’s licensing is very clear – one device, one license – you can help yourself by learning about Bluebeam Studio Sessions.  This is not a cost option, every license of Revu has access to Studio Sessions – so it will only cost you the…

Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts in Revu

Tips, Tricks, and Shortcuts in Revu

It’s hard to argue against the fact that keyboard shortcuts are faster to operate than mouse-clicking menus.  In this short blog, we’ll cover some of the useful shortcuts and highlight some tips and tricks along the way. There is a full 9-page guide detailing all Revu’s default keyboard shortcuts – along with the mouse conventions….

Fabrication Straight Talking – CID 866 Rules

Fabrication Straight Talking – CID 866 Rules

Fabrication Straights Fabrication Straights sound like they should be simple, and they are until you try to get clever with them. When using CAMduct and input straight duct you can choose CID1 for machine cut or CID35 for coil. Simple. Why the need for this blog? For many reasons, mostly to do with using Design…

Working in isolation

Working in isolation

Photo by Larisa Birta on Unsplash Working in isolation As self-isolation quickly becomes a reality for many, the challenge of figuring out how you’ll continue to work might be daunting.  To help, we’ve put together some information for working remotely and attempted to present the least costly options – this is no time for a sales pitch.  This…

Bluebeam Revu on a Mac

Bluebeam Revu on a Mac

Bluebeam Revu is (in my slightly biased opinion) the best PDF mark-up, creation, collaboration, and editing tool there is.  There are so many functions within Revu which make it invaluable people working with PDF’s who need to not only measure & mark up but extract useful data too.  Although Revu is now only available for…

Autodesk Revit 2019.2 Update

Autodesk Revit 2019.2 Update

New features connecting data, cloud, and customer. Since the release of Revit 2019, Autodesk developers have put a lot of focus on suggestions from the Revit Ideas page. This is a platform where users can post ideas and features that they wish to see in Revit. Subsequently, with enough votes, it might be added to the…