GUIDES

Training guides & productivity tips.

SOLIBRI: CUSTOM RELATIONS

From time to time, it may be necessary to reorganise the elements within Solibri, for example to associate a duct with different, or multiple, spaces, or to change the floor an element is contained within.

28th of March 2017

EXPORTING LAYERS TO IFC FROM REVIT

Revit does not use layers, but layers are an important aspect of standard information exchange and must exist for any IFC content. Out of the box, the layers you end up with from Revit will not be UK standard. To force Revit to export BS1192-compliant, here’s what you need to do:

16th of March 2017

REVIT 2016 REVISION PREFIXES & BS1192

A common argument when adopting the British BIM standards in Revit is that “Revit can’t do P01, P02” etc. I’ve read and seen a lot of articles where people use other columns of the revision schedule to fake the numbering. There is a much easier way.

16th of May 2016

IFC CLASSIFICATION IN REVIT

Creating acceptable IFC output can be a challenge. The property structure of an IFC file is as important as the geometry it contains. One of the basic requirements is for a classification code to be contained in an IFC as an IfcClassificationReference.

7th of April 2016

REVIT PROJECT COORDINATES

In order to ensure that all information is authored in the correct geographical location but also within the accurate modelling area allowed by Revit (the limitation to draw accurately in Revit is a 10mile/16km radius from the Origin Point), the coordinate system has to be setup in advance of the

7th of September 2015

IFC Import into Revit

This guide explains the steps needed to import IFC into Revit including the definition of an IFC template and class mapping.
23rd of July 2015