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Model-based Coordination: Navisworks and BIMsight

I had the honour of presenting at this month’s BIMbc user group meeting on the topic of model-based coordination. While this can be done in Revit, even using the freely available Revit viewer, there is always the issue of having manageable and responsive models that are easy to navigate and share. Tools like Navisworks and BIMsight fill…

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…

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