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CLUB REVIT MAY MEETING (LAS VEGAS) !!!
Date: May 27, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Location: INVIEWlabs, 9225 W. Flamingo Rd., Suite 130, Las Vegas, NV
All are welcome! Please RSVP online at least one day prior to the meeting so we have time to prepare food and refreshments.
The presenters will share best practices for content creation including industry tips and tricks, for improving or enhancing content usability. We’ll also discuss concepts and methods, and members are encouraged to bring questions and provide feedback!
Additionally, we’ll also cover concepts and best practices for template creation as well as its implementation. Since Revit 2015 is a fresh release, this will be a great opportunity to identify approaches for utilizing the new product releases and how to mitigate adverse behaviors during implementation.
Mr. Burnett is the Director of BIM Development for INVEIWlabs and has more than 10 years of industry experience. His background includes work with building product manufacturers, residential projects, BIM modeling, drafting, and construction management.
Mr. Rodgers is a Senior Technical Specialist for U.S. CAD with over 15 years of architectural design and BIM experience. His focus for the last five years has been on strategically implementing, training, and standardizing Revit BIM applications. His project history includes work in hospitality, public works, mixed-use, higher education, tenant improvement, and interior design.
CLUB REVIT LAUNCH MEETING!!!
Topic: What’s New in Revit 2015: Features, Workflows, Tools, and More!
Date: April 29, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Location: INVIEWlabs, 9225 W. Flamingo Rd., Suite 130, Las Vegas
Speaker: Matthew Rodgers
Contact: Inbox me on Facebook @ Alain Michalak or email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
*PLEASE RSVP ASAP*
Michael Anonuevo has been featured as Innovator of the Month by revitcommunity.com. Let us take this time to recognize his hard work and contribution to our community. The article illustrates Michael’s career path and accomplishments as well as insightful information about who he is and some of his interests. Thanks for all your hard work, Michael!
For the full article, see: http://www.revitcommunity.com/feature_article.php?cpfeatureid=80071&g=71ae6a71-b373-11e3-aa00-d4ae52bb7f09
On behalf of my LinkedIn colleague, Ms. Laura Dreuth, I am posting this Revit job opportunity announcement:
Volt has an immediate need for a BIM Revit Drafter to work with our client in the modular home industry in Vallejo, California. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a growing company!
In this role, you will design highly detailed Revit models for generating plans for aspects of residential structures. This includes: preparing & permitting documents, shop drawings and construction details.
3-5 years of Revit Structural and/or MEP
2-3 years preparing shop drawings and construction details
Detail Oriented, Organized, Excellent communication skills
Revit MEP designing HVAC is a plus!
If you are interested, please contact Laura at: email@example.com
The Event Know as Central States Revit Workshop or CSRW. Has a new name and a new reach. Starting off with three events this year BIM Workshops is a new event with the same local feel. Bringing National Speakers like Brian Mackey, Desiree Mackey, Paul Aubin, Steve Stafford, Steven Shell, Phil Read and Andy Jizba to a local events. Join us by submitting a session on the Call for Speakers page to share you knowledge and change the world.
A product review by Michael Anonuevo
By this time, most of you must have come across or heard about Revizto. It is a revolutionary 3D collaboration program developed by Vizerra, a software company based in Moscow, Russia. Using the technology used in video games, it turns Revit models into interactive, navigable 3D environment.
I’ve never heard of Revizto until I got their promotional email late last year. After a quick search, I found out that there has been a buzzword on Revizto for quite some time now from popular Revit websites. Later on, I chanced upon a blog posted by my esteemed colleague, Jeff Pinheiro (therevitkid.com fame), where he posted an article entitled “Ultimate Guide to Revizto”. Not to be left behind, I downloaded the free trial, read the Help files, and then tried Revizto. The first word that came out of my mouth as I was navigating a sample project from my iPad Air was “awesome”!
This article expounds on Jeff Pinheiro’s Ultimate Guide and digs into a few details on how to use some of the software’s great features. Although Revizto was designed for Revit and Sketchup, the focus of this article is how Revit users can use Revizto to their advantage.
Hi everybody! You may be wondering when I will release the 2014 version of Creating Custom Revit Architecture Families. Unfortunately, I’ve had some personal setbacks which forced me to skip this version.
Early this year (2013), my youngest brother unexpectedly passed away. This was followed by the passing away of my oldest brother one month later. Coincidently, two of my close relatives also passed away. I needed some time to absorb these tragic incidents and that is why I stayed away from writing. The good news is I was offered a job as a Revit contractor in April, which I accepted. That helped tremendously in my grieving period as it made me extremely busy.
I am now fine and started writing blogs again. As soon as the Holiday season is over, I will definitely start writing the 2015 version of my eBook and will keep you posted. Thank you for your patience.
On behalf of Carol Stieffermann, a LinkedIn connection and executive director of Professional Search, I would like to post this Revit job opportunity announcement:
2-3 Openings for Revit Commercial Drafters
- must have Revit drafting experience on large hospitality/commercial projects
- Interior drafting is a plus
- Salary: $17 to $30 an hour (senior level)
- Start date: January 6, 2014
If you are interested, please contact Carol at:
p 702.876.0708 opt 2 | c 702.499.9580 | f 702.876.2829
8230 W Charleston Blvd | Las Vegas, NV 89117
A product review by Michael Anonuevo
As the New Year is fast approaching, I want to add this final 2013 product review for Revit users. You may have seen or receive a notification from revitkid.com regarding a new website called BIM. After Dark. (www.bimafterdark.com).
Apparently, it is a separate website created by the owner of revitkid.com where users can purchase how-to videos pertaining to Revit presentation techniques. BIM. After Dark. (B.A.D.) is the brainchild of Mr. Jeff Pinheiro, the Revit guru who owns and runs revitkid.com. Like most of you who had followed and subscribed to revitkid.com, I got an email notification with a preview of a B.A.D. video. On December 10 last week, B.A.D. went live. Having viewed and learned a lot of tips and tricks from revitkid.com, I visited the site during the launch date and ended up purchasing one of the 3 video packages on sale. This article is a review of that video purchase.
If you’re attending Autodesk University 2013 (December 3 – 5), then don’t forget to visit BIM9 and Knowledge Trax at booths 2222 and 2322. We are hosting a special two-day mini giveaway event, and here’s your chance to get the details first!
BIMplement T-shirt Giveaway: Get a shirt. Wear the shirt. Win prizes. It’s that simple!
· Tuesday (Day 1): First 500 attendees to take a Knowledge Trax sample assessment will receive a complimentary T-shirt!
· Wednesday (Day 2): Wear the T-shirt to our booths between 7:00PM and 8:00PM and you’re eligible to win some special prizes!
So, mark your calendars, set your watch, and visit us at booths 2222 and 2322 for your chance to win!