Category Archives: Revit

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Photogrammetric Mapping

What is “photogrammetric mapping”, who uses it and why? Read more to find out… Continue reading

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Sometimes change isn’t just good…

…it’s necessary to grow as an individual, as a team member and progress as a professional. Back in September 2017 I left a multi-discipline engineering firm after working there for nearly 17 years as a drafter then proving myself as … Continue reading

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MORE work with BETTER graphics created in LESS time

Andrew Anagnost’s opening keynote address at Autodesk University 2017 about making more, better and with less was the inspiration behind this blog posting. Here at AI Engineers I’ve been up to my neck in InfraWorks, building models to help us … Continue reading

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Is your hard drive filling up after a Revit crash?

If your hard drive is running out of space and you've noticed Revit is crashing more frequently, check the journal folder for extraneous Revit models. When saving a non-workshared model to a network drive, Revit will save a copy of … Continue reading

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Complete Collaboration with Autodesk’s AEC Collection 2018

The 2018 release of Autodesk’s AEC Collection makes it easier than ever to coordinate, geo-locate and collaborate between InfraWorks, Civil 3D, Revit, taking it all into Navisworks and beyond to a VR experience. And with just 5 simple steps, it’s probably easier than … Continue reading

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Special Characters for Revit

As you’ve probably noticed by now, Revit lacks some of the most basic text functions that programs costing thousands of dollars less already have.  One of those basic functions is the ability to add special characters.  Well, Revit DOES have … Continue reading

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Controlling Revit model “bloat”

The following tips have been compiled from various web sites and from project experience. PURGE UNUSED FAMILIES Purging unused families and types can remove megabytes worth of data from the project model.  Don’t feel like you need to keep everything … Continue reading

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