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Revit© Access Doors

Riddle: What kind of building has doors that you cannot walk through?Answer: A hospital. (Or a university science building, or an airport, or a multi-family residence.)How can all these building types have doors that you cannot walk through? They all have “access doors.”As my AECO career took me from a small engineering/architecture firm to a mid-sized architecture firm [...]

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Revit© Windows for Renovation Projects

Revit renovation projects start with building a model to document existing conditions. Even if started with a 3D laser scan or some AutoCAD drawings, documenting an existing building is no small task. Using some tips and tricks for the process can make the job a lot easier.As the BIM Manager at HOK's San Francisco office, it was my [...]

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Revit Line Styles

Revit© doesn't come with a full set of line styles. Why, after all these years, must every architecture, MEP and structural design firm create line styles to use their primary design tool? Who knows? Here, we explore what comes “out of the box” (OOTB) and what is still needed.The default Revit blank project includes the following objects to create line [...]

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Revit Architectural Fonts

“Revit® looks too industrial, too CAD Isn't there some way to make it look more stylish?”If your firm is designing something other than warehouses or data centers, something distinctive in the drawings shown to clients can make a difference. One subtle, and effective method is to use an “architectural font.” Simply by changing the font used in design drawings, [...]

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What is Yellowbryk?

Yellowbryk™ has been around since 2006. We started building Revit® families because we couldn’t find what we needed elsewhere. After building thousands of families for ourselves (and for others), we decided to provide them to the entire Revit community. Our goal is to make your building information modeling tasks easier.We think you will like the Yellowbryk store because you can easily search, [...]

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