Posts Tagged:Revit

Revit Mental Ray Renderings in Design Development

by Tim Alatorre

In the “old” days of architecture, the Architect, a skilled artist in his own right, would sketch a perspective view of a room or the building as a whole early on in design process. As the concepts and visions evolved these sketches were revised or redrawn numerous times. This combined with a mountain of floor…



Revit Tip: Easy Wall Poche

by Tim Alatorre

This is the first of what is hopefully many more Revit Tips to come. Something that I’ve seen in some projects I’ve worked on lately is using filled regions to poch√© walls and floors in section views. DON’T DO THIS! Besides taking a large amount of time to initially create, filled regions are not going to…



Emc2 Architects releases Keynote Manager 7.1

by Tim Alatorre

(02/16/12 UPDATE: For aditional tips and tricks on keynotes check out Revit OpEd’s latest post Keynotes – Files, Tags and Legends) (04/03/11 UPDATE: Version 10.0 has been released. For the latest information visit the project homepage at http://keynotemanager.revolutiondesign.biz/) Emc2 Architects released Version 7.1 of their Keynote Manager software last Wednesday. Keynotes in Revit are painful to…



Batch Rendering in Revit

by Tim Alatorre

One of the newest Revit blogs to hit the Internet is Buildz by Zack Kron. Zach does a really good job exploring the art of modeling complex parametric shapes in Revit. I love going to his site to see what interesting things he’s creating. A recent surprise on his blog, a few days ago, was…



Bring Your 3d Models to Life!

by Tim Alatorre

One feature of Autodesk’s Revit Architecture that I really have a lot of fun with is the ability to create fly/walkthrough animations. Revit’s built in Walkthrough tool allows you to create highly complex animations involving multiple key frames moving the camera path in three dimensions and is an excellent tool for exploring your models with…