Adding Grids and Levels: Using PDF Underlays in Revit
Whether you're a beginner just getting started with Revit or have some experience, the way you set up your grids and levels in Revit can help to determine the accuracy of your model. In this BIMsmith Revit Tutorial, we cover the...
Construction Begins on North America's Largest Cruise Ship Terminal at PortMiami
Construction of the largest cruise ship terminal in North America has begun. Upon completion in 2023, the MSC Cruises terminal will be capable of accommodating three cruise ships, 36,000 passengers, and 2,400 parking spaces. T...read more
What's New in Revit 2023 – Top New Features in Autodesk Revit 2023
Revit 2023 is here and is full of new features, bug fixes, and general updates that should be of interest to just about everyone who uses Revit. Our team got an up-close look at the new Revit 2023 release – here are the top featu...read more
The Ply’s the Limit: Mjøsa Tower and the Future of Modern Timber Construction
What are skyscrapers made of? Concrete? Steel? Usually, you’d be right. But there’s something a little different about the Mjøsa Tower in Brumunddal, Norway. It stands 84.5 meters high and is the world’s tallest timber building...read more
Remembering Christopher Alexander, the "Father of Pattern"
Christopher Alexander has passed away at the age of 85. A pioneering theorist and early proponent of the New Urbanism movement, Alexander authored several crucial texts including "The Timeless Way of Building" and 1973's semina...read more
How to Set Up A Project in Revit: Using Base Points, Project North, and PDF Underlays
One of the first steps in beginning a project in Revit is understanding how to set it up properly. Assuming that you and your team will be spending quite a bit of time with your project model in the future, it's worthwhile to take...read more
Designing Structures for Impact: Safe Rooms and Storm Shelters
If you’ve experienced severe weather, you know that at any point a situation can go from bad to worse. As building occupants, we’re typically all told the same thing: go inside and seek shelter. But how do we know that the shelte...read more