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Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 3:41:03 PM | Electrical and Plumbing Schemes




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Dear sirs, I am trying to evaluate Revit to see it it can replace Autocad and Microstation and I have a doubt. In ACAD I use to draw plumbing and electrical sheets, drawing piping and eletrical lines. Which is the best solution in Revit to draw these lines, pure drafting, components...?. Also I would like to know how to covert ACAD blocks into Revit Families. Thanks in advance, Javier M. Rico Architect Madrid, Spain

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Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 11:04:39 PM | RE: Electrical and Plumbing Schemes


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Sounds like a good decision... It all depends on the size of the project, if your talking houses and its going to be beneficial i'd model the services, i'm also modelling the services on a high rise project we are doing at the moment. But really it depends on your own workflows and processes. Are they 3D ACAD blocks, you can import dwg into revit families and use them in that manner. However you'd lose the advantage of the parametrics of true revit families. So as a short term solution you could do that, and a long term solution recreate them in revit to be parametric.

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Tue, Nov 22, 2005 at 11:47:35 PM | RE: Electrical and Plumbing Schemes



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you can go full drafting in Revit with no problems, I always try to strike a balance between investing time in a 3D model and 2D drafting, next releases of Revit will have far better drafting tools and will be geared towards documantation... any which way, Revit is still a better choice than AutoCAD! Smile



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