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Summit to host Owner’s workshop at CanBIM’s Regional Session in Calgary

Summit to host Owner’s workshop at CanBIM’s Regional Session in Calgary

Summit BIM’s director Geraldine Rayner and Summit’s President Bob Heyman will host a workshop for Building Owners at the CanBIM Regional Session in Calgary on June 28 – 29. A two-day jam packed event, CanBIM provides valuable insights into the latest in Building Information Modelling in Canada. Utilizing lessons learned over 30-years in the AEC…

Purge Unused Text Types

Purge Unused Text Types

Deleting unused text types in Revit can be a real pain. Purging does not always successfully delete text types that aren’t used, so what do we do? You guessed it: Dynamo to the rescue. In a recent project, we used dynamo to try and find where rogue text types were being used. The advantage of…

What’s New in Revit 2018 for Architects

What’s New in Revit 2018 for Architects

So it’s that time of year again, here are some quick updates for what is new in Revit 2018 for Architects. EXCITING CHANGES Ability to add parameters and schedule RVT Links and Model Groups Adding Parameters to RVT Links and Model Groups – Can Add parameters to both. For Model groups I see tons of potential…

[Watch] Autodesk Maintenance & Subscription: Navigating the Change

[Watch] Autodesk Maintenance & Subscription: Navigating the Change

Recently, Autodesk announced changes to maintenance on perpetual licenses allowing users to switch to term subscription. This session addresses some of the key questions asked. We will review key dates, the options available to you when your Maintenance plan comes up for renewal, and example pricing to help you decide which approach is best for…

[Watch] Autodesk BIM 360 Docs: Cloud based Document Management for your AEC Projects

[Watch] Autodesk BIM 360 Docs: Cloud based Document Management for your AEC Projects

When it comes to AEC projects, inefficient communication can result in project delays and costly re-work on commercial and residential construction projects. BIM 360 is software for architecture, engineering, and construction industry professionals, designed to reduce project risks and allow project teams to collaborate more effectively. With BIM 360 Docs, architects, contractors, foremen, document managers,…

Lumion 7.3: LiveSync for Revit

Lumion 7.3: LiveSync for Revit

Make changes in Revit and immediately see them appear live in Lumion! Lumion LiveSync provides a real-time high quality 3D view of your Revit design. This plugin for Revit creates a live connection with Lumion, so that changes in Revit can be previewed in real-time in Lumion. Live synchronization can help you work faster, for…

Introducing AutoCAD 2018

Introducing AutoCAD 2018

AutoCAD 2018 was released today. If you’re on an AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT 2017 subscription license or maintenance plan, you’ll get all your updates as they become available in the Autodesk Desktop App. Accept the update, and you’ll be up and running with the new features immediately. New and enhanced features SHX text recognition With…

[Watch] What’s New in Revu 2017

[Watch] What’s New in Revu 2017

Bluebeam Revu 2017 is a design and construction solution that delivers new takeoff and workflow automation tools for the entire project life cycle. Hosted by Bluebeam, this video provides an in-depth look at the latest features and enhancements that can give you the competitive edge by maximizing efficiency. Ready to try Bluebeam Revu 2017? Download…

[Watch] Dynamo, Revised

[Watch] Dynamo, Revised

The development of Dynamo continues accelerating, becoming an integral part of Revit. Edwin Guerra, Summit’s resident Dynamo expert, reviews what changed in Dynamo in 2016. This video highlights the exciting new possibilities Dynamo offers, including: Direct manipulation – push pull functionality; Improved list management – improved interpretation of node data types; and, Direct shape enhancement…

FormIt: How to Build a Custom Library

FormIt: How to Build a Custom Library

Have you ever been frustrated recreating your custom materials in each FormIt sketch? The short video frees you from this common hang up. Discover how the Content Library can be used to work for your materials.

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