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New Article: Project North versus True North

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After what has seemed like an eternity, we actually have a new article for you! Geared more towards the absolute beginner, it is a useful topic to cover nonetheless.

In this article we take a look at the difference between Project north and True North. We discuss why you need both and how to adjust them.

Read the entire article here


Learn from the Master! (Tim123, that is)

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Tim123, one of our regular contributors to the Forums has been at it again! Tim is know on our boards for the stunning visuals he produces in Revit...

Tim has posted quite a few images from various projects, in our "Gallery" forum.....

So if you'd like to see more of Tim's work and of course, the excellent work of all the other contributors- get yourself over to our Gallery Forum now. Please note that you will need to register as a member to view the images. Registration is absolutely free and very quick. Once you are registered you have full access to post in any of our other forums as well as the Gallery.


Inside the Factory: Linework Tips

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The excellent "Inside the Factory" blog has a brief (but nonetheless excellent) post giving some tips on the use of the Linework tool.


The Linework tool is one of the Revit tools that is often overlooked. Yet it is definitely worth taking the time to explore it capabilities and how it is used. It can make the difference between creating a drawing that your are truly happy with or just accepting Revit's default output.

Check out the article here


AECBytes: Performance Analysis Technology and Radical Design Change for Carbon Neutrality

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Sustainability and Energy / CO2 reduction is high on everyone's agenda- or should be. I have always thought that this is an area where BIM (Building Information Modelling) can really come into it's own. Once you have a building modelling spatially, and the ability to embed a variety of parameters into each of the elements that makes up that model- you are then in a position to perform any number of quantative analysis' on that model. It is this ability that will take us (sustainably) into the future.

The AECBytes website has a really interesting article on how (relatively) modern tools such as Revit can really help drive forward the sustainability agenda.

"With climate change so high on the global agenda, few of us need persuading about the importance of sustainable building design. But making it happen is another matter. Unfortunately, it is clear that currently, Green, Sustainable and High Performance Buildings are not going quickly enough in reducing their negative impact on the environment, and certainly not far enough to offset the balance of buildings that march on in ignorance...."

Read the entire article here


A new Blog on the Block!

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We love new Revit Blogs! It's always great to get different perspectives, different writing styles and more useful information. Revit Elemental has recently joined the long list of Revit Blogs and so far- it's looking great!

Kee up the good work Chris!

Check out Revit Elemental for yourself HERE


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