Scottsdale, Arizona, July 14-16, 2016
Learn from some of the world’s top instructors and industry experts and leave with a wealth of knowledge, practical methods, and new ideas.

More Info

Session 2.2 – Lab: Global Parameters, Global Control!

One of the most exciting new features to appear in Revit in some time is Global Parameters. What are global parameters you may ask? Global parameters bring the power of the family editor into the project environment! You can now create parameters and label dimensions directly in the project environment. Imagine being able to drive an offset distance between elements in multiple locations around the entire project, or driving instance parameters of several independent families from a single control panel. These are the kind of things that are possible with global parameters! In this hands-on lab we will walk through several scenarios of using GP to establish relationships in your projects. We will explore using them for establishing critical design dimensions and defining code requirements. We will also look at how GP can make your content even more robust by allowing you to control several families at once without needing to embed the families into one another first. If you want to explore the new and exciting global parameters feature, come join us and learn about them the best way possible: hands-on!

Download Dataset (106.4MB) Download Paper (2.5MB)

Session 3.3 – The Architect’s Dynamo: Getting Non-Revit Users Involved!

This class is designed to show architectural offices how they can utilize Dynamo to involve their non-Revit users in a Revit environment. The class will cover how Revit can extract data from external software for use in manipulating an architectural building design. Let’s do some Dynamo!

This class is presented by Paul F. Aubin and Zach Kron of Autodesk. Visit Zach’s blog at: http://buildz.blogspot.com/

This session was recorded and can be viewed here.

Download Dataset (8.0MB) Download Paper (2.5MB)

The Consultant

Paul F. Aubin has been providing training, implementation and support services to architects and other AEC industry professionals for over twenty years.

Specializing in Revit Architecture, Paul is committed to helping clients achieve success in their software implementation. Paul offers a variety of Revit services from essentials training to specialized implementation assistance and hands-on project team coaching and collaboration.

The Author

Paul F. Aubin is an accomplished author of several books and training videos on Autodesk building industry software such as Revit and related BIM software tools and procedures.Paul’s books and videos are tutorial based and emphasize proven best practices. With several years’ experience in architectural practice, Paul focuses heavily on the process of using the software to create architecture and perform architectural tasks. Since his first book: Mastering Autodesk® Architectural Desktop, published in 2002, Paul’s books have received abundant praise and remain brisk sellers in the BIM, CAD and Drafting markets. You can see his latest offerings here.

PaulAubin.com