Discutiendo con colegas sobre el estado de los estándares CAD y BIM en el mundo notamos que muchos de ellos se detienen en detalles superfluos y caprichosos obviamente no orientados a un ámbito de producción y diseño.
Están llenos de datos redundantes y descripciones exhaustivas que deberían estar dentro de la órbita de instructivos. Tomando notas de esta discusión fuimos llegando a un consenso sobre lo que debiera definir instructivos y estándares.
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If only one book were to be written about BIM, it might have “DON’T PANIC” printed in large uppercase letters on the front cover.
This is an old Revit macro I’ve created to align pipes to the bottom (BOP or BOI). It asks for a pipe to be used as reference and the pipes to be aligned. You need to create a new macro and paste the code below replacing all the content of the file. After this you will se a module named Align_Pipe
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The guys from Perkins+Will show us a few workflows to import geometry to Revit from different platforms.
The one l’d liked more was converting Rhino models into Revit families allowing the user to change the geometry. This can be done using Dynamo to import a SAT file exported from Rhino to create Forms inside a template family.
The client needs a Synchro 4D animation of his building do to detect possible issues in constructions and also a video to show to the rest of the stakeholders.
Synchro4D is a software for 4D visualization and construction coordination.It allows you to animate and program any 3D object exported from Autocad, Revit, Infraworks, sketchup, and such.
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1-You’ve saved a file on a folder really deep into your drive and need to save something else there.
You could use the path but the “Save As” window doesn’t allow you to access the path directions.
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In honor of the past “Dia de los muertos” here in Mexico I’m bringing you today’s problem: the continuous struggle of bringing back to life the dead projects that fall on my desk…
It may happen to you that you start working with phases you notice something strange. If your phase filter is in “Show All” or “Show New” all existing materials are in grey!
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Last week I’d an encounter of the third kind with a common issue on my company. We needed to number all ducts using a code name per branch. In the past we solved it with an specific add-in or uncountable hours doing one by one by hand.
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