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ACCURATE DRAWING IN AUTOCADAccurate Drawing Dynamic Input Dynamic Input is designed to bring relevant information about the tool …FREE, autocad guides
ALIGNING CAD DATA IN REVITIt is possible, quite likely in fact, that a Revit model and CAD data will …FREE, guides revit
ANNOTATIVE SCALING IN AUTOCADWhat is it? Annotative scaling is the process in which you select a scale for …FREE, autocad guides
AutoCAD (or AutoCAD LT) 2D Basics training courseThis course aims to teach the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design, and …£1,100.00, autodesk-training training-course
AUTOCAD HATCHINGHatches can be patterns or solid fills and are used to identify different parts of …FREE, autocad guides
AUTOCAD REFERENCESCertain information in a design is used repeatedly, whether it be grids, plans, furniture or …FREE, autocad guides
AUTOCAD TEXTA technical drawing is incomplete without annotation. Notes on a drawing are important to convey …FREE, autocad guides
BE 2011 – SETTING UP BENTLEY BUILDING PRODUCTS ON PROJECTSA strength of Bentley products has always been their configurability. But with great strength comes …FREEpresentations
BIM KitOur experience … in a download Our BIM Kits provide you with a complete set … £550.00, bim-templates evolvelite
BIM SHOW LIVE 2013 – IFC THE GOOD THE BAD THE UGLYOpinion on the ability of IFC to provide the level of exchange necessary is divided: …FREEpresentations
BIM workshopRegardless of your role within your company, Building Information Modelling affects the way you do …£1,150.00, bim-training training-course
BOOK: THE GAME OF BIM (ISO19650 EDITION)Now available as a FREE e-book download or a limited edition pocket book, The Game Of …FREEbooks
COBie: UNDERSTANDING COBieCOBie stands for “Construction (to) Operations Building information exchange” and is used to capture essential …FREE, bim guides
CONTROLLING THE VISIBILITY AND GRAPHICS OF A LINKED DWG IN REVITLinking DWGs is appropriate where external consultant information must be incorporated into drawings produced from …FREE, guides revit
COORDINATES IN AUTOCADCoordinates There are two coordinate systems in AutoCAD. World Coordinate System (WCS) and User Coordinate …FREE, autocad guides
CREATING BASIC SHAPES IN AUTOCADCircles To show the Circle tools click the Circle tool drop-down from the Ribbon Home …FREE, autocad guides
CREATING CONSISTENT IFC PROPERTIES IN REVITThere is more to generating successful IFCs than simply clicking on Export and hoping for …FREE, guides revit
DATASET FOR BOOK: PRACTICAL ARCHITECTURAL MODELLING WITH AECOSIM BUILDING DESIGNERby Nigel Davies Written for all skill levels, Practical Architectural Modelling With AECOsim Building Designer provides an …FREEbooks
DATASET FOR BOOK: PRACTICAL ARCHITECTURAL MODELLING WITH AUTODESK REVITUse the access code provided in the book to download this for FREE. This download …£199.00, , books guides revit
DATASET FOR BOOK: PRACTICAL MODEL CHECKING & COORDINATION EXERCISES FOR SOLIBRI OFFICEUse the access code provided in the book to download this for FREE. This download …£199.00, , books guides solibri
DATASET FOR BOOK: PRACTICAL STRUCTURAL MODELLING WITH AECOSIM BUILDING DESIGNERby Nigel Davies and Daniel Heselwood Practical Structural Modelling With AECOsim Building Designer provides a compilation of step-by-step …FREEbooks
DIMENSIONS IN AUTOCADA technical drawing is incomplete without annotation. Notes on a drawing are important to convey …FREE, autocad guides
EVOLVE ACS TOOL – BENTLEYMANAGE ACSs EASILY ACROSS YOUR WHOLE PROJECT. As ACSs become ever more important in MicroStation, …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE FILE NAMING TOOL – BENTLEYCREATE FILES AND ENSURE THE WHOLE PROJECT TEAM USES THE CORRECT NAMING STANDARD. Need to …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE FILE NAMING TOOL – ISO 19650 UK and IRISH NATIONAL ANNEX EDITIONCREATE ANY FILE FOR ANY SOFTWARE! With the Evolve-FileNamingTool maintaining compliance to ISO 19650 is …£19.00£950.00apps
EVOLVE ISSUE TOOL – BENTLEYSAVE TIME ISSUING DGN, DWG, PDF AND OTHER FORMATS. When you issue your drawings, it’s …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE ISSUE TOOL – REVIT (2015 – 2021)SAVE TIME ISSUING DGN, DWG and PDF AND OTHER FORMATS. When you issue your drawings, …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE LAYER TOOL – AUTOCADENSURE NEW LAYERS ARE CREATED TO THE CORRECT CONSISTENT STANDARD. It has never been easier …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE LAYER TOOL – BENTLEY (BS1192)ENSURE NEW LAYERS ARE CREATED TO THE CORRECT CONSISTENT STANDARD. It has never been easier …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE LAYER TOOL – BENTLEY (ISO 19650)ENSURE NEW LAYERS ARE CREATED TO THE CORRECT CONSISTENT STANDARD. It has never been easier …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE REF TOOL – BENTLEYSEARCH FOR REFERENCES QUICKLY ACROSS YOUR PROJECT. It’s something everyone wants to do but no-one …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVE REPOSITION TOOL – BENTLEYRELOCATE ALL PROJECT FILES IN ONE SIMPLE BATCH. Co-ordinating CAD information across a design team …£99.00£399.00apps
EVOLVELITE for AECOsim Building Designer Select Series 5EVOLVELITE PROVIDES ANYONE, REGARDLESS OF COMPANY SIZE, DISCIPLINE, EXPERIENCE OR BUDGET, WITH AEC (UK)-COMPLIANT START-UP …£499.00evolvelite
EVOLVELITE for AUTOCAD 2017EVOLVELITE PROVIDES ANYONE, REGARDLESS OF COMPANY SIZE, DISCIPLINE, EXPERIENCE OR BUDGET, WITH AEC (UK)-COMPLIANT START-UP …£499.00evolvelite
EVOLVELITE for REVIT 2016EVOLVELITE PROVIDES ANYONE, REGARDLESS OF COMPANY SIZE, DISCIPLINE, EXPERIENCE OR BUDGET, WITH AEC (UK)-COMPLIANT START-UP …£499.00evolvelite
EXPORTING LAYERS TO IFC FROM REVITRevit does not use layers, but layers are an important aspect of standard information exchange …FREE, guides revit
IFC CLASSIFICATION IN REVITCreating acceptable IFC output can be a challenge. The property structure of an IFC file …FREE, guides revit
IMPORTING IFC INTO REVITSETTING UP IFC OPTIONS Before starting an IFC import, it is essential to create a …FREE, guides revit
ISO 19650 BRIEFINGTo help with your adoption of ISO 19650, we have prepared this ISO 19650 briefing …FREE, bim guides
KNOWLEDGESMART MICROSTATION 2D TRAINING GUIDESThe Evolve KnowledgeSmart training handouts cover all the essential tools necessary for efficient draughting in …FREE, guides microstation
LOCATING A PROJECT TO AN EXISTING GRID IN REVITSetting Shared Coordinates in Revit is straightforward. But what happens if you have been issued …FREE, guides revit
LOCATING AND REMOVING CORRUPT FAMILIES IN REVITIt is good practice to audit RVT files periodically as it scans, detects, and fixes …, guides revit
MAKING AECOSIM BUILDING DESIGNER WORK FOR YOUDownload a PDF copy of Nigel’s recent BE 2012 presentation on “Making AECOsim Building Designer …FREEpresentations
MANAGING LEVELS IN REVITcreating levels To create a new level, open any of the Elevations views in the …FREE, guides revit
MANIPULATING OBJECTS IN AUTOCADWhen creating drawings for construction, the design intent is likely to change, meaning that designs …FREE, autocad guides
MicroStation (or PowerDraft) 2D Basics training courseThis course aims to teach the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design, and …£1,100.00, bentley-training training-course
MICROSTATION ACCUDRAW COMMANDSActivating AccuDraw To start AccuDraw use the Toggle AccuDraw button. This is found on Home …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION ACCUSNAPThe Keypoint Snap setting lets you snap to equally spaced points along an element. The …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION ARRAYCopy & Array Use the Copy tool (to create multiple copies by entering the number …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION CIRCLES & ARCSPlacing circles (E 3 1) Place a circle by Centre and choose the centre point …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION CONNECT CONFIGURATION VARIABLESIf, like us, you’re looking for a list of new and redundant configurations in MicroStation …FREE, guides microstation
MICROSTATION COORDINATE ENTRYAccuDraw can enter absolute co-ordinates. The absolute co-ordinate values are distances from the design file’s …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION CREATING A PROJECT ACSCreating an ACS for a project will allow you to rotate the views to suit …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION HATCHING & PATTERNINGCreating Hatches Hatching is found in Annotate > Patterns (G H): Note: Hatching is annotative, …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION MEASURINGThe measuring tools are found in Analyze > Measure. Measure Distance Between points To measure …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION PROJECT COORDINATESWhen starting any project, 2D or 3D it is critical that the information falls within …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION RENDERING: GLOBAL LIGHTINGLighting is important to clearly illuminate your renderings in MicroStation V8i. At first sight, the …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION RENDERING: LUXOLOGYThe Basics In order to produce a quick, high-quality rendered image in MicroStation, you should …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION RENDERING: MANAGING MATERIALSMaterials are stored in dgnlibs, or your active dgn. To use a material from a …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MICROSTATION RENDERING: MATERIAL PRIORITIESA question that is often asked is which material setting has priority? You can apply …FREE, , guides microstation obd
MODIFYING OBJECTS IN AUTOCADWhen creating technical drawings, once certain geometry is created it can be reused to build …FREE, autocad guides
Online Training: Practical COBie with Solibri (16/08/2021)Join Evolve’s highly rated online workshop to learn everything you need to configure, check and …£200.00, solibri-training training-course
POWERDRAFT: THE RIBBONUse the images below to help navigate the PowerDraft CONNECT ribbon and find commonly used …FREE, , guides microstation obd
Practical Architectural Modelling with OpenBuildings Designer training courseCreating 3d models using OpenBuildings Designer can help improve the production of documentation as well …£2,200.00, bentley-training training-course
Practical Architectural Modelling with Revit training courseThis course covers the workflow principles and skills required for a user to produce models …£2,200.00, autodesk-training training-course
Practical Structural Modelling with OpenBuildings Designer training courseCreating 3d models using OpenBuildings Designer can help improve the production of documentation as well …£2,200.00, bentley-training training-course
Practical Structural Modelling with Revit training courseThis course covers the workflow principles and skills required for a user to produce models …£2,200.00, autodesk-training training-course
PRIORITISING TRANSPARENCY IN MICROSTATIONWhile very useful, transparency is not always the best option for certain situations. There are …FREE, , guides microstation obd
PROJECT EXCHANGE INFORMATION REQUIREMENTS TEMPLATEEIR Template The Exchange Information Requirements (EIR) is defined in ISO19650 as the document that …£1,250.00bim-templates
PROJECT MASTER INFORMATION DELIVERY PLAN (MIDP) TEMPLATEThe Master Information Delivery Plan is a compiled list of all project deliverables organised in …FREEbim-templates
Remote Working Model HealthcheckOur unique productivity service available to any project anywhere in the world This last week … £300.00services
REVIT 2016 REVISION PREFIXES & BS1192A common argument when adopting the British BIM standards in Revit is that “Revit can’t …FREE, guides revit
REVIT CENTRAL FILE MAINTENANCEThe purpose of this guide is to deliver a maintenance framework for keeping Revit Central …FREE, guides revit
REVIT CREATING AREA OPTIONSIt is not possible to create Areas in Revit’s Design Options. They are created in …FREE, guides revit
REVIT MASSINGThere are two ways to create masses using Revit: In-place masses These are typically used …FREE, guides revit
REVIT PARAMETER TYPESThis guide explains the different types of parameters used in Revit. There are four types …FREE, guides revit
REVIT PROJECT COORDINATESIn order to ensure that all information is authored in the correct geographical location but …FREE, guides revit
REVIT PROJECT COORDINATESIn order to ensure that all information is authored in the correct geographical location but …FREE, guides revit
REVIT TOPOGRAPHY AND BUILDING PADSThis guide explains how to use the 3D topography tools in Revit and the associated …FREE, guides revit
REVIT VIEW DEPTHSEach view in Revit has a view range controlled by 4 different properties. Adjusting the …FREE, guides revit
Revit: Corrupt FamiliesLOCATING AND REMOVING CORRUPT FAMILIES It is good practice to audit RVT files periodically as …FREE, guides revit
SETTING UP IFC EXPORT FROM REVITThe correct IFC Export settings are critical to ensure that the necessary information is included …FREE, guides revit
Solibri Fundamentals training courseThis is an introduction to using Solibri to federate discipline-specific models for the purpose of …£1,100.00, solibri-training training-course
Solibri Rules workshopThis session covers the generation and development of Solibri rulesets to enable model checking and …£2,200.00, solibri-training training-course
SOLIBRI: CUSTOM RELATIONSFrom time to time, it may be necessary to reorganise the elements within Solibri, for …FREE, guides solibri
SOLIBRI: MODEL CATEGORIESNew to Solibri Model Checker v9.8 is the ability to categorise your models as you …FREE, guides solibri
SOLIBRI: SAVING RULESETS FROM SMC FILESRules are stored in an SMC file once an IFC is opened in Solibri. It …FREE, guides solibri
THE 10 STEPS TO ISO 19650Download a PDF copy of Nigel’s UK Construction Week 2019 presentation on how to cope …FREEpresentations
UK BIM FRAMEWORK HEALTHCHECKUK BIM FRAMEWORK COMPLIANCE ASSESSMENT Evolve can now provide full UK BIM Framework compliance analysis …£1,965.00services
USING IFCExportAs IN REVITMost of the components built in Revit are exported to the correct IFC Class via …FREE, guides revit
VISUALISATION WITH ENSCAPE IN REVITEnscape is a paid integrated real-time render for Revit and can be used for quick …FREE, guides revit
WEBINAR PRESENTATION – SOLIBRI: CONFIGURING & CHECKING COBieThis webinar looked at how easy it is to generate COBie and how you can …FREEpresentations

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