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Dennis Dixon

AS9549: Custom Homes in Revit: The Tools to Succeed

(Duration 48:27)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Make a finite decision as to whether or not it is beneficial to use Revit
  • Gain a basic understanding of Revit software and its merits
  • Learn how to identify how to increase efficiency with your current Revit workflow
  • Learn how complex components can speed up your drafting experience

Materials

Materials

Description

Description

This class is designed to shed some light on how Revit software can turn your 2D workflow into a 3D workflow that is 5 to 8 times more efficient. The class will focus on setting yourself up to be faster, smarter, and more organized when using Revit software as your primary drafting tool. The main focuses of the demonstration will be on how to set up your template, families, keynotes, and typical details in order to gain the most optimal timesavings. At the end of the presentation the group will have a breakdown of the labor savings gained when using a Building Information Modeling (BIM) solution such as Revit software.

Target Audience

Target Audience

Designers who specialize in Custom Residential Homes are encouraged to attend so they can see the benefit of BIM.

Speakers

Speakers

Dennis Dixon

Dennis Dixon is the current owner of BluPrint Design + Build, a company that specializes in the design and construction of custom homes in Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada. Dennis is also a Senior Application Expert with RAND IMAGINiT Technologies in Mississauga, ON, Canada. Dennis has an extensive background using software that includes, but is not limited to, SoftPlan software, AutoCAD software, and Revit software. He started his career building custom homes in the heart of cottage country and eventually worked his way into the design sector. After working for many years with a custom home developer in Kitchener, Ontario (Eastforest Homes) and a custom home design firm in Port Carling, Ontario (t-squared design studio inc.), he decided to make a shift to a business of his own. Dennis has since been actively involved with Revit and AutoCAD on a large scale, both through RAND IMAGINiT Technologies and with BluPrint Design + Build. Through doing so, he has acquired the knowledge to produce exceptionally efficient digital construction methods.

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Published

  • 2015
  • AS9549
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Revit for Architects

Industries

  • Architecture Services
  • AutoCAD and General Design

Topics

  • BIM (Building Information Modeling)
  • Building Design