Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Autodesk and NavisWorks

Post regarding Autodesk and NavisWorks posted to my BIM and IPD blog...

Go here: http://bimandipd.blogspot.com/2008/05/autodesk-and-navisworks.html

or click here to access:

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

3D Printing using Revit - STL Export

For those of you looking at getting into 3D printing, Autodesk labs is now offering a tool to automate the export of a Revit model to a format read by 3D printers (STL). The tool that is being offered works with all the flavors of Revit (Revit Architecture, Revit Structure and Revit MEP). Here is a short clip from their site:

"STL is a popular file format for stereolithography used for rapid prototyping and computer aided manufacturing. An STL file describes the surface geometry of a 3D object. "

You can download here: http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/revit_stl

or visit the Autodesk labs site at: http://labs.autodesk.com/

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Revit Support for Subscription Users

For all of you with an Autodesk Subscription, you'll find that the Technical Support tool has been enhanced. You can search for a variety of document types...

You can also Subscribe to either the Top 5 Hot issues or the Top 5 Recent Solutions!

Here you can see I subscribe to the Top 5 Hot issues using the Google format. It adds a gaget to my iGoogle home page - How cool is that!!

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Autodesk Impression 2 - Free to Subscription Customers

Autodesk Impression has a new version and is now free to subscription users!!

Go to the subscription site and download. The link is right on the main page!

You can get to the subscription site (login page) by going here:


You can also access the free e-learning via the subscription site...

Revit 2009 Extensions

Autodesk has now posted the extensions for Revit Architecture 2009. They are:

  • Worksharing Monitor
  • Batch Print
  • Globe Link

You can download them from the Subscription site (assuming you're a subscription member...)
Go here to sign in to the subscription site:


From there, navigate to here (on the main page)

Then you'll be taking here where you can download!