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Michael Kilkelly

CM2116: Revit Customization for Mere Mortals: Save Time (and Your Sanity) with Revit Macros

(Duration 59:44)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Install the Revit Software Development Kit
  • Explain the differences between Revit macros, add-ins, and external applications
  • Create custom macros in Revit using the Revit macro editor and VB.NET
  • Use resources to get more information about .NET and the Revit API

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

We've all been there: it's an hour until your deadline and the project manager wants to make one little change. The problem is, this change will take hours of tedious work...hours you simply don't have. However, through the power of Revit macros and some basic programming, you learn how a little automation can save you a ton of time on your next project and make you the hero you always knew you were.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Revit users with little or no knowledge of the Revit API who are interested in learning how to automate repetitive tasks using VB.NET

Speakers

Speakers

Michael Kilkelly

Michael is the owner of Space Command, an architecture and design firm based in Middletown, CT. Prior to founding Space Command, Michael was an associate at Gehry Partners in Los Angeles. While at Gehry Partners, Michael worked on a diverse range of projects including the New York by Gehry residential tower in New York City, the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Museum in Abu Dhabi, UAE and the Joyce Theater also in New York City.Michael is a graduate of Norwich University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has taught architectural design at The Boston Architectural College, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Northeastern University. Michael has lectured widely on the application of digital technology in architectural practice. He is a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Tags

Published

  • 2013
  • CM2116
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Revit for Architects

Topics

  • CAD Management and IT