IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) – Predefined Types in Autodesk Revit

November 5, 2018. By

INTRODUCTION

In this blog we are going to skip the main section on Attributes (see the next blog) and focus on one specific Attribute the Predefined Type as this is closely related to Entities.

In blog post 01 we explained that Predefined Types were the next level below Entities in determining what something is. Continue reading

IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) – Understanding Entities in Autodesk Revit

October 9, 2018. By

INTRODUCTION

Welcome back!

In the last blog I had a bit of moan and we learnt about some basic IFC principles. In this blog we’re going to take what we have learnt and apply it to the world of Revit. Therefore, if you haven’t read it please do so.

I wanted to start by giving a friendly warning – this isn’t for the faint hearted. In fact, I’ve heard it described as black magic, performed by wizards with the patience of saints. Continue reading

IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) – An introduction for Autodesk Revit users

September 25, 2018. By

HELLO EVERYONE!

After a year at Bond Bryan Digital and to coincide with our new website, it’s time I rolled up my sleeves and finally started blogging. For those who don’t know me my name is Emma and I’m an Autodesk Revit user. I’m a technician by trade and the more I used Revit over the years the more I craved structure to my information to get the best out of the software and my models. This is why I started to look at standards and ways of implementing them within Revit. In particular openBIM standards like Industry Foundation Classes (IFC) because I want my information to be as useful as possible to everyone who needs it, now and in the future. Continue reading