One of the biggest challenges faced by firms today is accessing and managing the multitude of model data generated on a project. Each week the team makes adjustments to the model and its information and you hope to capture those changes and understand how they affect various downstream activities. But even in the age of technology, most model changes are performed by old-fashioned page turns, which is too late and already out of date. Can you quickly and easily find changes between versions of a Revit software model? Can you easily coordinate and identify those changes in your Navisworks coordination model? What is the cost of the change you didn't catch? This in-depth session introduces effective practices for managing Revit model changes in coordination with the various software packages you may be be integrating with your Revit model for creating cost estimates, schedules, work breakdown structures, bid packages, and so on. Join us to understand how you can constructively manage for model change.
With over 18 years of experience across a wide variety of fields, John Grady's career started with the United States Navy Seabees as a tradesman. This position led to a position as an estimator with W. G. Yates and Sons Construction Company and then as a Building Information Modeling (BIM) manager with McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. John is now the director of Virtual Construction for CRB Construction, where his primary goal is to proactively lead and develop the utilization and implementation of virtual design and construction (VDC)-related technologies and processes that all team members can implement. CRB's processes are designed to enhance CRB's integration with project partners to provide clients with top value for their budgets. John also serves as CRB's representative on many national BIM committees. Through interfacing with the various national standards committees, John helps CRB to employ the latest and most effective VDC processes on the company's projects.
Nancy is passionate about technology and is genuinely invested in helping the AEC industry become more efficient and productive in design and construction delivery. Prior to Assemble Systems, Nancy was a Sr. Manager at Autodesk, with the Education team. She has experience working with many Autodesk products including 360 Glue and Field, Revit Architecture, and Navisworks Manage. Nancy began her professional career at INTEGRUS Architecture, P.S. and has received many awards for her work including a national award from the American Institute of Architects Small Practitioners Knowledge Forum for the Murphy Residence, a project that she modeled entirely in ArchiCad in 2001. Nancy has a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in the City of New York and a BArch from Washington State University. She is a licensed architect in the State of Washington and a member of the American Institute of Architects.
This class will provide a case study of a project that contains many different disciplines, with civil being the main driver. We will go through the different challenges of integrating civil design using various workflows and software packages such as AutoCAD software, the 3D modeling app, Navisworks project review software, Revit Server, and Siteworks for Revit software. We will discuss the pros and cons of different file formats, and we will also learn some technical tips to help achieve certain outcomes for this example project. We will demonstrate the advantages and limitations of using the Siteworks for Revit software add-on, which will help inform you in the future when you deliver similar projects.
This presentation will discuss the ways in which the construction of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights (http://www.cchrpartnership.org/) in Atlanta, Georgia, employed Building Information Modeling (BIM). Due to the fast pace of the project and the complex nature of the design, BIM played a crucial role in coordinating work, driving quality, and keeping the project on schedule. This presentation will address the many ways that project participants used Autodesk, Inc., tools—primarily Revit software and Navisworks project review software—during the project to solve problems beyond coordination between mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) and fire protection (FP). We will include examples of how Revit users can solve geometrically complex problems that are normally left for Rhino software users to tackle, and how you can lay those solutions out in the field.