Category: Drawings

Revit Shadow study export and using Phases for Presentations

          A couple of interesting presentations I came across. Solar/Shadow studies by the Revit Kid: Revit Tutorial – True Solar/Shadow Studies A couple of interesting things he did in this video that I didn’t know about: 1/ Using Camera to make a plan orthogonal view (instead of perspective, thus being able to show windows full height

Revit- Crowd seating, visual numbering, colouring ordered and random

          Capturing auditoria, theatres etc for AM/FM and for ongoing use of the model for seating planning can be useful. With numbered seating you can allocate different prices for different seating, you can also change pricing for different event configurations for multi-purpose arrangements. I have done seating on a number of buildings in Wellington when working

3D Shape modelling tool FormIt

          I came across FormIt as a link in Revit 2019 when I started working with Shand Shelton Architects. I thought I’d give it a look. I am using the on-line free version to test out. Go here. It seems to be a SketchUp/ BricsCad Shape type product with Push Pull for Shape forms (so a

Panorama file Hotspot setup using FREE Photo Sphere Viewer, plan link & tabs

          The newย ย  photo sphere viewer by Jeremy Heleine allows you to put Markers on your Panorama . See demo here. I think that is pretty cool and I wondered if you could make them into Hyperlinks to link other panoramas to make a virtual tour. So I did some tests. My previous way to be

Download Excel Macro for testing extraction data from 3D PDF’s

          Please download and play with the data extraction process from 3D PDF’s to Excel. This is a  a reduced functionality demonstration version of the Excel Macro developed for extracting information from 3D PDF’s. The Macro only works on Room data from the 3D PDF’s. There are also samples of 3D PDF files with Data &