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  1.   29 March 2016
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This report is our second look at the use and adoption of BIM within the international design community. This time we have worked closely with the International Construction Information Society (ICIS) to get the views of a number of different diverse countries. The report is the result of cooperative working between the UK, the Czech Republic, Canada, Japan and...
This report is our second look at the use and adoption of BIM within the international design community. This time we have worked closely with the International Construction Information Society (ICIS) to get the views of a number of different diverse countries. The report is the result of cooperative working between the UK, the Czech Republic, Canada, Japan and Denmark.
  1.   15 March 2016
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This is a final project by Martin Plasschaert, HBO ACE Architectural Designer, at the TEC/CAD College in Nijmegen, Holland, on the topic of Revit Families and Data...

This is a final project by Martin Plasschaert, HBO ACE Architectural Designer, at the TEC/CAD College in Nijmegen, Holland, on the topic of Revit Families and Data Handling.

The main topics are the analysis, design and implementation of custom roof families and extensible storage data management tools.

Table of content :

1. Introduction
    1.1 Used software and programming languages
2. Problem
    2.1 Problem family wall plate
    2.2 Problem family roof element
    2.3 Problem Data Tool
3. Purpose
    3.1 Purpose family wall plate
    3.2 Purpose family roof  element
    3.3 Purpose Data Tool
4. Approach
5. Elaboration family wall plate
    5.1 Variable dimensions
    5.2 Variable roof pitch
    5.3 Optional nested families
6. Elaboration family roof element
    6.1 Base family roof element
    6.2 Variable dimensions
        6.2.1 Variable lath distance
    6.3 Variable slope
    6.4 Parameters nested families
    6.5 Visibility family components
        6.5.1 Visibility control by yes/no parameter
        6.5.2 Visibility control by object styles subcategory
7. Elaboration Data Tool
    7.1 Integrated Revit menu structure
        7.1.1 Tab
        7.1.2 Ribbon panels
        7.1.3 Pushbuttons
        7.1.4 Images
        7.1.5 Tooltips
        7.1.6 Quick access toolbar
    7.2 Data handling
        7.2.1 Assigning data
        7.2.2 Reading  data
        7.2.3 Deleting  data
        7.3 Selection based on data
            7.3.1 Highlight based on data
            7.3.2 Hide based on data
        7.4 Database evaluation
            7.4.1 Export to database
            7.4.2 Show data from database
                7.4.2.1 Show data extern application
                7.4.2.2 Show data in browser
                7.4.2.3 Show data in Revit UI
            7.4.3 Edit data in database
            7.4.4 Update model data from database
        7. 5 Display production progress in virtual model
        7. 6 Add parameters to family via API
        7. 7 Provide parameters with extensible storage data
  1.   20 January 2016
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  1.   10 December 2015
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The definitive video resource for BIM, inspiring one million people to mobilise widespread BIM adoption. New videos EVERY...

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  1.   09 December 2015
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