ArchiCAD Connection add-in updated for Revit 2019

Graphisoft has recently updated its ArchiCAD Connection Revit add-in that streamlines the dataflow between ArchiCAD and Revit through the IFC format. ArchiCAD Connection has several main features: “Improved IFC Import” has extra options compared to the native Revit IFC importer. “Link IFC” merges IFC models into the current Revit project as a non-editable reference. “Export…

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Farewell to the Revit 2019 Extensions

Bad news for everyone who has been waiting for the next Revit 2019 Extensions release. Autodesk recently published the following statement concerning the fate of Revit Extensions: As of April 20, 2018, Autodesk will not deliver Revit® Extensions for Autodesk® Revit® 2019. Instead, customers using the timber and reinforcement modeling extensions can easily migrate to…

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Revit RFO Benchmark v3.2 now supports Revit 2019

Revit RFO Benchmark is the free Microsoft PowerShell-based benchmark that analyzes Revit performance. The benchmark has recently been updated to version 3.2, which supports Revit 2019 and comes with the following list of enhancements: The Squiggly Lines graphics test has been removed from the Full_Standard set. A new Graphics_Comparison set compares standard graphics views, squiggled…

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Will Rhino 7 run inside Revit?

McNeel & Associates have recently published a webpage about the “Rhino Inside” technology, which sounds pretty amazing: Rhino 7 WIP (Work in Progress) can now run inside other 64-bit Windows applications such as Revit, and potentially AutoCAD, Solidworks, Photoshop, Excel, etc. Imagine that you could run Rhino’s geometry engine inside Revit environment. This could be…

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What’s better than clash detection? Live clash detection!

We’ve been doing iterative clash detection in out projects for years. This is an old-fashioned and time-consuming process, which consists of repetitive manual or semi-automatic tasks: Convert each discipline model into the Navisworks / Solibri file formats. Update project federated model. Run multiple clash tests. Publish results. Introduce results to the design team. Next hour/day/week/month…

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