Revit

Read this BEFORE Transitioning to _________!

Posted by on May 18, 2012 at 7:30 pm

I’ve gotten so many questions about how to learn Revit, what technology to buy, etc. lately and so I wanted to respond in what might initially sound like a surprising way…STOP!!!  Don’t stop asking, and don’t stop pursuing, but stop and think and ask yourself a question: Why?  Why am I learning Revit?  Why am […]

You Want to Integrate BIM into your Business but You Don’t Know Where to Start

Posted by on March 30, 2011 at 9:09 am

“BIM!  BIM!  BIM!  I’ve heard about BIM, and I want to…  What is BIM?  I don’t want BIM, I want Revit.  I don’t want Revit, I want BIM.  OK, BIM, Revit, I get it now, how can I integrate into my…” I’ve heard this a lot and and what I have found, as someone who […]

How to Talk about BIM/Revit without Knowing that Much about BIM/Revit

Posted by on March 18, 2011 at 6:33 pm

I decided to write this post for a certain family member of mine in the construction industry who needs to be able to talk about BIM/Revit, but doesn’t really need to know all the little in’s and out’s of it. So here’s my list: Understand the differences between BIM and Revit – What is BIM? […]

The Need for an Experienced BIM User on Every Revit-based Project

Posted by on January 5, 2011 at 6:35 am

Happy New Year all!  The transition to Revit from (fill in the blank) continues throughout the industry and I wanted to comment on the need for an experienced person on every Revit-based project.  I often mention to people that nowhere within the Revit help files does it mention the specifics of how to complete uniquely […]

AAAAAnd We’re Back….

Posted by on April 16, 2010 at 1:39 pm

Hey All. Well, BIMuzer is finally up and running and I’m very happy it is because you might have noticed some new software releases (the Autodesk 2011 product line) and I’m just itching to comment on it. In the mean time, I wanted to mention that a colleague of mine, James Vandezande (http://allthingsbim.blogspot.com/) with Eddie […]

Revit – Things to Consider When Starting a Project

Posted by on December 23, 2009 at 7:35 am

Hey All.  I want to go through a few key things you should think about when starting a Revit-based project.  I have to say, first of all, let’s start referring to these projects as a “Revit-based Project” as opposed to a “Revit Project”.  I think it takes the emphasis off of what type of software […]

Starting Your Revit Model from a 2D AutoCAD Drawing

Posted by on January 10, 2009 at 2:09 pm

I received an email recently from a woman named Monica asking if I would go through the process of importing an AutoCAD DWG file into Revit and modeling from it.  We very often jump to the very complicated features of software and sometimes ignore the basics, for example, how to get into the program and […]