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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Conductor Revit & Rhino add-in becomes free and open source, bringing Trello boards inside your models

Conductor is a Revit and Rhino add-in that integrates Trello task management with your models. This add-in has originally been released as paid application (I’ve already mentioned it in my post last year) by Nathan Miller from provingground, and now it’s available for free. Conductor uses Trello API to move your tasks between Revit (Rhino)…

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Dynamo 2.0 is now available

A couple of months ago I’ve made a Sneak peek into Dynamo 2.0, showing you some of the upcoming changes to the “Next gen Dynamo”. And now that Dynamo 2.0 has finally arrived, you can do the following: Read the official release notes here: To Dynamo 2.0 and Beyond. Download Dynamo 2.0 release version from the official…

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Where to find Navisworks 2018 / 2019 language packs

Autodesk has changed the way to distribute Navisworks language packs. Previously you could have found them via the Autodesk Knowledge Network portal in the Downloads & Upgrades > Service Packs & Fixes menu. Starting from Navisworks 2018, there are no links to download language packs. Why? Because now language packs for Navisworks are already contained…

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Autodesk Advance Steel 2018 Roadmap updated

Autodesk has recently published Advance Steel product plans at BIM and Beam blog. Below you can see all of the planned and delivered improvements: Features and workflow enhancements: Quality improvements: If you’re an active Advance Steel user, and would like to influence developer plans, head over to the Advance Steel Ideas forum to post your suggestions.

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Sneak peek into Dynamo 2.0

It’s been a while since the last “major” Dynamo update (Dynamo 1.0 was released way back in 2016). And if you are tired waiting for something new, you can download and install one of the latest Dynamo 2.0 daily builds from the Dynamo development builds webpage. Starting from this year’s daily builds, Dynamo team has changed…

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Revit 2017.2.3 update is now available

This update contains an update to the FBX SDK and provides a number of security improvements related to processing FBX, DAE, 3DS, and DXF format files. It also brings a number of bug fixes, which could be found at the release notes page. For Revit 2017.2.3 update instructions visit readme page. Update is available to…

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Navisworks 2018.2.1 update is now available

Navisworks 2018.2.1 update (available via the Autodesk Desktop App) comes with the following list of bug fixes and improvements: Enhancements • LMV users will now see a clear error message when the Navisworks extractor fails • In Recap, a viewpoint is saved at the origin of each scan • Navisworks now supports the ability to…

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