Category Archive: Autodesk

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Autodesk FormIt: Dynamo’s Overlapping Planes Building Script

During our last FormIt webinar we shared how to transfer 3D terrain into a model through: Use of the location finder, A 2D plan to overlay a site plan onto the 3D terrain, Dynamo to quickly create a building form...

Create Point Groups + Surface in Dynamo with One Click!

Civil 3D has long been a powerful solution for site civil design, but when it came to customizing or increasing efficiency, the options were limited. A couple years ago when you ran into the limits of what Civil 3D could do, you...

Change Civil 3D Styles in a Snap with Dynamo

Civil 3D has long been a powerful solution for site civil design, but when it came to customizing or increasing efficiency, the options were limited. A couple years ago when you ran into the limits of what Civil 3D could do,...

Choosing the Right Tools to Successfully Implement ArcGIS in Your AEC Firm

The move to incorporating CAD or BIM data from programs with rich Geographic Information System (GIS) data is growing quickly in the AEC Industry. Project design data from Autodesk Civil 3D, Revit, Infraworks, BIM 360 and AutoCAD, paired with project...

Missing Maps Error Using Arnold

These days, most users are applying their materials through the Revit models, assigning them directly to the families. This is necessary when rendering directly in Revit and is quite useful as well when using software like Enscape or Twinmotion. It...

Introducing: MG Civil Focused Improvement Packages

To help your team achieve greater efficiency in a concentrated area, our team has put together various focused improvement package offerings within the civil space. These services shorten turnaround times, strengthen workflows and automate mundane, repetitive, time-consuming tasks. See the...

Autodesk’s Named User License Transition – Considerations for Clients with Multi-User Licenses

As you may have heard, Autodesk is retiring software subscription plans based on serial numbers and replacing them with new plans based on people. This change will have the greatest impact on customers with multi-user licenses, and anyone with a...

Revit Rendering in the Cloud

A picture is worth 1,000 words, so let your design speak for itself. For most, a Revit drawing may be hard to visualize with the mind’s eye so take the guesswork out of the equation by translating your work into a 3D-view rendering. Doing...

Model Health Check, Insight to Trends, and Visualize Issues

Time flies; here it is already June! A project that I started working on at MG early in 2020 revolves around using Revit, data extraction, and Power BI dashboards to analyze and report Revit model issues - either locally on...

Collaboration for Civil 3D with BIM 360 Design

BIM 360 Design brings a new level of connection, efficiency, and integration to even the largest teams on the most complex projects. It's the infrastructure you need to make your infrastructure project work succeed. CONFIDENTLY COLLABORATE ACROSS TEAMS Find out...
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