Tips and Tricks

Revit 2016's New Physical-Realistic Rendering Engine

The 2016 version of Revit that was just announced has a number of new features, a key one of which is the new CPU-based Autodesk Raytracer rendering engine as an alternative to NVIDIA's GPU-based mental ray rendering engine. This article covers what is new and different about this new rendering ...

Implementing Performance-Based Design to Meet a Growing Industry Trend

Duane Carter, Director of Sustainability at Solomon Cordwell Buenz, discusses the industry's increased focus on building performance and shares eight simple tips for getting the best out of performance-based design ...

Revit 2015 - Enhanced Hidden Line Control and More

This tutorial looks at the main updates that are likely to affect everyday work in the just-released 2015 version of Revit, including a change related to the Revit user name and some view-related changes including Sketchy Lines, Anti-aliasing, Revit Hidden Lines control, and Revision clouds and tags.

Mobile Model and Document Review with BIMx Docs

BIMx Docs was presented at a recent ArchiCAD User Group in San Francisco where Michael Chacon of MAC Architecture | Construction said, “BIMx Docs brings fun back to architecture." Why is this new App from Graphisoft receiving such high praise? Simple - it’s an easy to use, fun, to work with mobile App ...