Tuesday, November 12, 2019

New Enscape Release Today Supports NVIDIA RTX

A quick note to point out the new Enscape build published today now officially supports NVIDIA's RTX technology!


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Monday, November 11, 2019

BIM 360 Design - Specify Worksets in Revit 2020

A quick Revit 2020 tip... since the BIM 360 icon appears to be removed from the Open dialog in Revit 2020, you should know about this tip when needing to Specify worksets during model open...


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Thursday, November 7, 2019

ArchSmarter Webinar - Revit Rendering Makeover by Michael Kilkelly

In this week's Thursday Top 5 email, Michael Kilkelly from ArchSmarter announces a free webinar he is doing next week. Don't get the weekly email? Sign up here: https://archsmarter.com/join/

Here are the details...
I'm hosting a makeover show next week! No, I haven't become a beauty blogger. Instead, we'll be looking at ways you can makeover your Revit renderings. From view selection to lighting to texture images, there's a lot you can do to drastically improve the quality of your renderings. In the workshop, I'll share five ways you can add a little pop and a lot more sizzle to your Revit renderings. The workshop takes place next Thursday, November 14th at 2 pm EST. 
Click here to register for the free workshop.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Minnesota Conference on Architecture - Next Week!

Next week is the annual Minnesota Conference on Architecture hosted by the Minnesota American  Institute of Architects. I am participating in two presentations, and I would like to share the session details with you in today's post...


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Monday, November 4, 2019

Scheduling Revit Content with Images; Type versus Instance

Revit's built-in image parameters allow an image to appear in schedules, once placed on sheets. However, the type parameter, called Type Image, works in an unusual manor...


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Friday, November 1, 2019

Autodesk Account Username for Revit and BIM 360

I recently learned that the username associated with a new Autodesk account does not/cannot match your email address anymore. I found this out when a new user was asking why her Revit username was rather critic, e.g. FirstName.LastName8CMG4.


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Thursday, October 31, 2019

BIM 360 Design now supports AutoCAD Civil 3D

Some exciting new from Autodesk this week... BIM 360 Design now supports AutoCAD Civil 3D!

I have not tried this yet, but am excited as all our building projects are in BIM 360 Design and half of our firm (of 250 people) use Civil 3D. This should also be great for staff who need to work from home or remotely as VPN, RPD and other methods tend to be laggy... stay tuned for more on how it works once I get a chance to kick the tires.


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