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Revit Site Topography Modeling Class Planned for 2014

Revit Site Topography Modeling Class Planned for 2014

I always get asked after I present at a local user group such as LARUG or BUGIE or PDXRUG or at a conference...

RTC NA 2012 Game Engine Class Revisited in 2013

RTC NA 2012 Game Engine Class Revisited in 2013

In 2012 I taught a class at the Revit Technology Conference North America titled “Visualizations to the Max Taking Revit...

Scaling the Classical Order of Columns in Revit

Scaling the Classical Order of Columns in Revit

Over the last couple of months I have been  trying to get families to scale in Revit. I found that...

Bug Found When Scaling the Revit Cow

Bug Found When Scaling the Revit Cow

Anyone who attended my class at Autodesk University 2012  “AB3741 Advanced Autodesk Revit Modeling Techniques“ remembers that we were able to scale the Revit Cow...

Top Speaker Award for a Lecture Class at AU 2012

Top Speaker Award for a Lecture Class at AU 2012

I am pleased to announce that the class that I taught at AU 2012   “AB3741 Advanced Autodesk Revit Modeling Techniques“  ...

Subjects Covered in my AU2012 class “AB3741 Advanced Autodesk Revit Modeling Techniques”

Subjects Covered in my AU2012 class “AB3741 Advanced Autodesk Revit Modeling Techniques”

I am very honored to be speaking at AU 2012 with my very own class.  “AB3741 Advanced Autodesk Revit Modeling...

How To Cut the Long Sides of Beams In Revit (Using A Reference Plane)

How To Cut the Long Sides of Beams In Revit (Using A Reference Plane)

How do you cut the long side of a beam  using the cut command and a reference plane when Revit...

Scaling Revit Families

Scaling Revit Families

In early 2011, I overheard someone say “you can’t do that in Revit”. It turned out that the conversation was referring to...

Construction Lift Family Available to all RTC attendees!

Construction Lift Family Available to all RTC attendees!

The Construction lift Revit family (see images below) is now available to all RTC attendees!  If you were fortunate enough to attend...

Creating Walls That Follow Site Topography Contours in Revit

Creating Walls That Follow Site Topography Contours in Revit

Using the intersection method to Create Walls That Follow Site Topography Contours I just got back from RTC USA/NA where I taught...