Revit Blog Posts

New Building Product Manufac

2014

Building Information Modeling is undoubtedly having a massive impact on the AEC community, and product manufacturers are taking note. Modlar is happy to announce partnerships with an exciting batch of new manufacturers this spring, with free 3D downloads of their it... Read More

RTC North America 2014

2014

The Revit Technology Conference is an annual idea exchange, geared toward everyone in the Autodesk Revit-based community. Founded and run by users of the software, RTC North America 2014 will take place June 19 - 21, in Chicago, IL.Modlars VP of Global Sales and Bus... Read More

Submerge into Washer Week

2014

#ShowerWeek was a success, and we plan to keep things flowing. For our new Product of the Week, we'll be showcasing a variety of washing machines that will be sure to start up your spin cycle!Our BIM Library boasts washing machines from leading manufactuers like Bos... Read More

Let's Talk Tables

2014

#HVACweek has passed, but we were happy to showcase some of our favorite heating, ventilation, and air conditioning products from Modlar's BIM Library.This week, we're featuring a multifaceted item found just about everywhere. Serving as both an interior and exterio... Read More

It's Roofing Week!

2014

As the old saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. Although the drier months are approaching, we want to highlight the structures that offer protection from springtime downpour.This week at Modlar, were celebrating roofs! In addition to our incredible assortme... Read More

TruStile BIM content now ava

2013

BIM content for TruStile is now available on BIMstop. All content can be downloaded from TruStile's BIM profile here: http://www.modlar.com/profile/trustile.usa/ It's great to see a high-end manufacturing company such as TruStile supporting Building Information Mo... Read More

10 popular BIM questions fro

2012

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a technical topic. Luckily we have such a great network of BIM experts ready to answer any questions or problems you may be having. Also whether your passionate about BIM or an expert Revit user, feel free to contribute to the... Read More

Rendering BIM objects

2012

Although the main focus of having BIM components or objects is for documentation. When built correctly, BIM components do render up very nicely. This makes them great for presentations to clients and developers, saving you a lot of time and helping the clients to b... Read More

BIMstop Revit 2013 plugin no

2012

The Autodesk Exchange is a great way to source third party add-ons for Revit and other Autodesk products. Inspired by the success of Apple's App Store and others, chances are if you can't do something in Revit you can find an add-on that will. The best part is that... Read More

BIM Used to Design LEED-cert

2012

Autodesk will open new green office spaces this year in San Francisco, Milan, Beijing and the UK. They will be seeking LEED certification for each, which if achieved will bring Autodesk's office who have LEED certification to 13. Autodesk will be using their own so... Read More

BIM Helping to Create Sustai

2012

A few weeks ago I posted a blog about Park Ventures and their Gold LEED rating, so I thought it would be a good idea to follow this up with an article specifically on LEED and how BIM can help create sustainable buildings. The widely used LEED (Leadership in Energy... Read More

BIMstop Guide to BIM now on

2012

For a few years we've had a free Guide to BIM ebook available as a free downloadable PDF (here). The ebook was put together to help educate the market with a basic overview of Building Information Modeling (BIM) and where exactly your company fits into the eco syste... Read More

BIM terms glossary

2012

All industries now days seemed to be swamped with acronyms! For a start there is "BIM" (Building Information Modelling), but from that point we now have more arriving daily, not to mention the hundreds of different file extensions. To help everyone get th... Read More

Cardinia Civic Centre Design

2012

The Cardinia Civic Centre is an exciting new project that is expected to be completed late 2013. DesignInc designed and documented the building using Revit, so its fantastic to see BIM being used to create such a building. Revit Structure and Revit MEP models were a... Read More

BIM as a Marketing Tool

2012

I found this great video that shows the incredible use of BIM as a marketing tool. I think the video shows that BIM is the way forward, not just for the AEC industry, but also for real estate and property developers. The video just portrays what can be done to showc... Read More

BIMstop private libraries -

2012

We are releasing a great new and much requested feature today - BIMstop private libraries. A common request we get from BIM managers at firms big to small is a better way for them to manage their in house BIM library. Some firms don't want their users simply going... Read More

The 2012 London Olympic Stad

2012

So the Olympics is fully underway and a hot topic, so I thought I would set an Olympics theme, with a BIM twist! Let's began with a look at how BIM helped build the 2012 London Olympic Stadium. I came across this great article in BuildingSMART UK Newsletter No. 27,... Read More

Top companies using BIM

2012

I was just reading this great article which discussed if investment in BIM for individual firms was paying off, here's a link: http://www.bdcnetwork.com/bim-finally-starting-pay-aec-firms?goback=%2Egmp_98421%2Egde_98421_member_..." target="_blank">... Read More

The Leaning Tower of Pisa, I

2012

Here's a great video that was just sent to us, that really shows how advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools are getting. Below you will see none other than the Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy being modeled. It is first modeled with native ArchiCAD buildi... Read More

Polyflor BIM content for Rev

2012

We're pleased to announce that Polyflor BIM files are now available for their complete flooring range on the BIMstop network, in both Revit and ArchiCAD formats. You can download them directly from Polyflor's BIM profile on our network here > The Polyflor BIM f... Read More

BIMstop BIM projects beta ha

2012

Innovation is a big part of what we do at BIMstop. We are very focused on bringing to the world the very best Building Information Modeling (BIM) process and helping to streamline it across all project stakeholders.This means not only providing as much high quality... Read More

Miele BIM content now availa

2012

BIM content for Miele Appliances is now going live on our BIMstop network.You can download it all directly from Miele's BIM profile at: http://www.modlar.com/profile/miele/The content is available in Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD formats. WIth an IFC export... Read More

BIM construction simulations

2012

As the adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) accelerates we are seeing a huge uptake by contractors, especially on larger projects.This is great to see as it shows the true power of BIM in order to bring all of a project's stakeholders together. Increased... Read More

BIM used on Monash Universit

2012

The Robert Menzies Building, constructed in the 1960s and designed by Eggleston Macdonald (now DesignInc) has undergone a major redevelopment to deliver a 40 year life cycle, incorporating emerging trends in education environment design. The existing structure and e... Read More

BIMstop new learning search

2012

BIMstop's Building Information Modeling (BIM) content search just got faster and smarter.Search is a key part of all modern software products and is by far the best and fastest way to mine through large amounts of data. Far quicker than browsing through hundreds of... Read More

Manufacturer endorsed vs com

2012

At BIMstop we are big believers in involving the Building Information Modeling (BIM) community in everything we do. BIM is about collaboration and streamlining workflows, this puts the users at the centre of the process.As we build BIMstop.com into the best possible... Read More

BIM Building Information Mod

2012

Here's a great video presentation which was just sent to us. It was recorded a few years ago at the 8th Members Meeting of CITA EIN ( Construction IT Alliance ) in Dublin on the 23 June 2010.The speaker is Ralph Montague, who is an architect and managing partner of... Read More

BIMstop helps supercharge al

2012

Traditionally marketing channels have been quite soloed. They all have the same aim; to drive more business to your company, but often get layered on top of each other with not a lot of cross over potential.At BIMstop we believe BIM content is truly different and ca... Read More

Industry first: BIMstop lets

2012

We've said it before; the most important part of BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the "I". Information is the key to BIM and the future of all industries including the Architectural, Engineering and Construction industry (or if you like acronyms, the... Read More

Open BIM Launched

2012

Here's a great new initiative from buildingSMART International, members of the Nemetschek Group, Tekla and other leading software vendors.They are joining forces to launch a global program to help promote "Open BIM" collaboration workflows throughout the A... Read More

Horiso BIM content for Revit

2012

Horiso BIM content for Autodesk Revit and Graphisoft ArchiCAD is now live on the BIMstop network.BIM content has been built for the following Horiso products: External venetian blinds (EVB) Rack arm systems Solarai controller These BIM models allow you to quickly ap... Read More

Woven Image BIM content comi

2012

Woven Image (website link) BIM content is soon to be available on BIMstop.comWoven Image is an International textile and interior finishes company specialising in commercial interiors, including offices, hotels, restaurants, airports and theatres.Woven Image was est... Read More

BIM feedback loop

2012

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is about speeding collaboration and effective feedback. One of the stake holders who have been mssing out on valuable feedback from projects are the manufacturers as they are often one or two steps removed from the process.Today w... Read More

BIMstop profiles

2012

We've pushed a lot of updates to BIMstop in the last couple of weeks and we are especially excited about today's release of BIMstop profiles.Profiles are a great way to get an overview of all the BIM content which has been uploaded by a particular Manufacturer or BI... Read More

Embed BIM everywhere

2012

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is all about collaboration and sharing information.So to follow this passion we've decided to make sharing BIM content really easy. On each BIM content page you will now see a new Embed tab (next to Tags), this gives you two excit... Read More

Make sharing BIM easier

2012

BIM helps improve a lot of areas in the design ann construction. Arguably the most important is how it helps to speed collaboration around the project.At BIMstop we are focused on helping to make this process even better and easier for everybody involved. This is a... Read More

BIMstop overview video updat

2012

We've made an update to our BIMstop overview video, on our manufacturer's homepage here.The idea was to simplify it and get straight to the point of how BIMstop helps manufacturers boost the amount their product is specified, in turn increasing their sales!You can w... Read More

Darren Tims from Rice Daubne

2012

Below is a great video of Darren Tims from Rice Daubney Architects in Australia.In the video Darren gives a fantastic overview of how Rice Daubney are using BIM (Building Information Modeling) in their work flow and the benefits they are gaining from it. This is esp... Read More

BIMstop smarter search launc

2012

We are always looking for ways to make BIMstop smarter, more elegant & efficient. This week we've launched our new homepage redesign & our new search design.Searching for the BIM content (be it a Revit chair or ArchiCAD tank) you are after is now even easier... Read More

Start a BIM Group

2011

An area we are very interested in is the information & communication layer around the Building Information Model (BIM).In order for BIM to be used effectively and efficiently, there is a lot of communication that has to take place. To some extent this works fine... Read More

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