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Python 3 in 1

It has been a while since I last posted and that's because I've recently started consulting for the splendid architectural company of Glenn Howells Architects. As I am trying to help their awesomely cute young architectural staff overcome the initial hurdles of taking up Revit, I enjoy the dynamics of travelling between their Birmingham and London offices. 

What has taken the most part ...

JULY 30
Dynamo
Python
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Cross-referencing Sheets and Views on Sheets

When managing projects of non-small sizes, one of the tedious routines that you are required to go through is to somehow match information that is part of the project's Sheet set and its View set. The idea of cross-referencing data between various elements is native for information management, yet Revit does not yet cover that aspect for us. Dynamo, however, does (so, in a ...

MAY 12
BIM
Dynamo
Revit
Python
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Controlling Revit Hatch Pattern Line Weights II

Greetings young Revitalizers!

 

After I've posted the 'Controlling Revit Hatch Pattern Line Weights' blog post, I've decided that I like the title so much, that I will make the second part. OK, it may not be the title, but the fact that after playing around with the solution I gave earlier, there were still areas that I couldn't gain control over - mainly ...

APRIL 14
Dynamo
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Controlling Revit Hatch Pattern Line Weights

Revit is an amazing CAD program. (And so is ArchiCAD, all right. I just happen to know and use Revit). Despite the fact that it has been around for quite some time and given the monstrosity of Autodesk as a company (therefore allowing it to push its products like no other), I feel that it has taken more than it should have to get Revit to ...

JANUARY 21
Dynamo
Revit
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Dynamo - Sheet Find and Replace

Have you ever had the daunting task to create hundreds of sheets in Revit? And when you finally got through the tedious process of copying and pasting numbers and names you find out that you need to change a single letter to the prefix to all the hundreds of sheets? A simple 'Find and Replace' function is all you need, sadly one does not ship with ...

DECEMBER 21
Dynamo