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Framing a Complex Roof Structure Using Dynamo

Framing a Complex Roof Structure Using Dynamo

These days, architecture is getting bolder and more wavy. As a result many structural engineering firms are having to model in Revit against this bold architecture. To say the least, it can be quite challenging and time intensive to model curved structural framing members that correctly follow complex forms. It can be even more frustrating,…

Autodesk Revit Live is your path to immersive visualization

Autodesk Revit Live is your path to immersive visualization

As the AEC industry continues to move more and more towards Building Information Modeling, questions about the next step in a fully-realized BIM are starting to emerge. More than just developing a data-rich model with Autodesk Revit, everyone involved in a project will be able to see what’s being built before construction begins. Autodesk Revit…

Lumion 6.5 to be released June 6th

Lumion 6.5 to be released June 6th

UPDATED ENGINE Lumion 6.5 contains an updated engine. It is now based on DirectX 11. As a result, the engine works better with Windows 8 and 10. For Windows 10 users, it also gives access to extra graphics card memory (the previous maximum was 4GB) so that larger scenes are possible. The engine update provides…

Alcatraz

Over the break I ran through old pictures and found a series of 10 pictures taken on a boat tour of San Francisco a few years back. So I threw it at 123d Catch and the results were pretty amazing. See the YouTube video below.

From Photos to Point Clouds and Topo in Revit

This is a follow up to my previous post on using 123D Catch. That post focused on using merely four photographs (taken from a moving car) of Zion National Park to create a 3D model. The focus of this post is what I explored afterwards: ways to use the 3D model created from photogrammetry for something…

123D Catch

123D Catch mesh of section of park After attending Autodesk University 2011 last week, a few of us were fortunate to visit Zion National Park, where I was able to snap a few pictures. The lighting was great, so I decided to throw a few of the pictures to the Autodesk 123D Catch service (formerly…

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