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how to i access the revit mo

Erin, Architect • 2019
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Erin, once you have clicked 'Download', a zip file will automatically load on your computer. You have to unzip this to reveal the Revit file and then it is ready for use.

Revit Bicycle family
Building Products

where is this located becuas

drunk, Architect • 2019
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi there, I will ask the user who uploaded this file for you.

2D Lokcheed U-2 Plane
Building Products

Why is this objects dimensio

dougie, Architect Office - Other • 2019

how can this model be resized to be a more sensible size?

Rich M

Rotary clothes line
Building Products

Water Consumption , we are w

VIC, Architect • 2019

we are working on the sustainability aspect of the project and part of it is water consumption, we need to know the flow rate of the equipment?

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Vic, The best way to find an answer to this question is to contact the manufacturer directly. There is a contact page for Miele AU on their website here: https://www.miele.com.au/professional/contact-37.htm

PW 818 - Commercial Washing Machine
Building Products

How do i open an object for

OHJ10, Student • 2018

I cant seem to open using Library Manager.

Rich M

2D ArchiCAD People
BIM/CAD Software

hello, how do I open the obj

Sivan, Architect • 2018

After i downloaded the object i cant open it and therefor I can't insert it into the model. How do i do it?

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Sivan, It depends on which device you are using, you can try right-clicking the file and looking for the 'unzip' option. Some devices even let you just double-click it. If those two don't work, try Googling 'unzip on (device)'. I hope that works! 2 More Answers

Building Products

how can I download the objec

raghda, Architect • 2018
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Raghda, Unfortunately this product does not have any BIM/CAD files attached.

London 003 Bookcase
Building Products

why I can't find clothes clo

, Architect • 2018

after greeting,,  why I can't find clothes closer? (clothes cupboard) thank you

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi there, we do not have many closets in our database, but the ones we do have can be found here in the Storage category: www.modlar.com/products/furniture/storage

Building Products

Bobby may have uploaded but

Alan, Architect • 2018

Please give credit where its due. I built this Crew Boat in 2004 and uploaded it to RevitCity: CSI Division: 34 Transportation RevitCity Division: Entourage > Vehicles Uploaded By: quiller Uploaded On: Wed, Nov 24, 2004 Original Creator: Alan Thanks, Alan

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Alan, I would be happy to edit the description for you to include a credit or even remove the file if you are uncomfortable having this on our site. Let me know what your preferred option is and how you would like to be credited.

8 Man Crew Boat
BIM/CAD Software

How do I add a SHGC field in

Stephen, Architect • 2018

Hello, I have been working with archiCAD for a little over a year now, and I have one issue with my window schedule. I have added in all my desired fields in scheme settings, but i can't seem to find a way to add SHGC to my window schedule. Am I just missing somethi... Read More

Rich M

Building Products

can I download the model as

Asma, Architect • 2018

I need wooden doors plz. Thanks

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Asma, this particular product does not have any Revit files, but you can find wooden doors with Revit files with this search query: www.modlar.com/search/products/doors/format--revit/query/wood . I hope that helps! 1 More Answer

Classic Solid Wood Doors
Building Products

How to download this in Revi

Harikrishna, Engineer • 2018
Numan, Architect

Yep double zipped or even triple zipped don't know why? 1 More Answer

Audi A4 for Revit
Building Products

If I place the file in Revit

brent, Architect • 2018

What can I do about this? I am a Revit beginner in college.

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Brent, before you can use the file you will need to 'unzip' it. The process for this depends on which device you are using, but you can try either right-clicking the file for options or even double clicking the file will unzip it on certain devices. Once unzipped, it will become a usable file!

Aston Martin DBS Revit family

how can i download the objec

ghazaleh, Architect • 2018

how can i download the objects?

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Ghazaleh, In the products section you will have to make sure the products have BIM/CAD files (not all brands have files), and if it does there will be a 'Download' section on the right hand side of the product page. All objects in the Community BIM section will have a 'Download' section as well.


looking for a guitar BIM obj

CHIARA, Architect • 2018

I' m looking for a guitar BIM object Do you have any suggestion? thanks

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Chiara, we only have files related to architecture and interior design on here. Hope you find something elsewhere!

Building Products

How can I download this prod

Borislava • 2018

Hey, I've saved this product to my folder but the download button is blurred out. Is there a way to download it?

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Borislava, unfortunately this manufacturer does not have any BIM/CAD files. A large number of products on Modlar do have BIM/CAD files, however, and you can find them easiest by doing a search for any kind of product (or even type in nothing and hit the search bar) and then using the 'Formats' filter.

Niche Extendable Dining Table
Building Products

Can AA-2 Vapor Shield be ins

Ernest, Contractor • 2018

Have a small entry way. Installed R-21 Faced installed and then found vapor shield from a past job.Will it help or hurt if the shield is placed on top of the R-21 ?

Rich M

Building Products

can't open this 3D container

mike, Architectural Draftsperson • 2018

hi there, downloading and unzipping doesn't allow me to see anythung in archicad 21. anything that i can do? any advice appreciated. thanks

Rich M

Shipping Container with standard and custom size
Building Products

Do we have 3d object of this

Andy, Architect • 2018
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Andy, unfortunately this manufacturer does not have any BIM/CAD files.

Hamilton Dining Chair

Does ArchiCad 18 require a p

madamx, Student • 2018

Hello everyone Hi, the ARchiCAD file should only try and ask you for a password if you are trying to open its script. If you load it using ArchiCAD's library manager you should be able to place it. Thanks.

Rich M


Building Products

Sweet Home 3D compatibility

Pierre, Procurement • 2018

I'm learning a lot, how do I import this into Sweet Home 3D and is it compatible ? Thanks I;m still learning and have started with Sweet Home 3D as it is a lot easier than the complicated product.

Rich M

Shipping Container with standard and custom size

What is the project program

Hajeer, Architect • 2018

I want to do case study about this building and l need the program

Teruel-zilla - Exterior
Building Products

how do I insert this file, a

siran, Architect • 2018

do I create a new family or just copy it?

Drafting Table  CAD Centric
Building Products

How do you edit the partitio

Roland, Architect • 2018

How do you edit how far off the floor the partition walls are? I tried but i cannot edit groups to be able to adjust extruded elements in family!

Toilet Partitions
Building Products

Model is tinted green. Can t

Brannon, Architect • 2018
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Brannon, unfortunately this file one comes in one color.

Building Products

Do you have any 3D objects t

Kamilah, Interior Designer • 2018
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Kamilah, we do have Archicad and Sketchup files that are labelled as such. The 3D Max files would be harder to find as they would be classified as 'Other'. The two places to find files on Modlar are the Community BIM/CAD Sharing: www.modlar.com/bim-cad-sharing and the Products section: www.modlar.com/products . The products search function...

Building Products

18" Bosch DW, SPX68U55UC, de

Amanda, Interior Designer • 2018

Hi, I need to know the depth of this dishwasher with the handle. There is a CAD drawing available but it is not to scale. Thanks, Amanda

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Amanda, in that case it might be best to ask Bosch directly, they have a service page here: https://www.bosch-home.com/us/service . I hope that helps! 2 More Answers

Bosch Dishwasher SPX68U55UC
Building Products

Hi, can you please find me c

Percy, Architect • 2018

I can't find concrete ridge tiles in any Bim library platform.

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Percy, I have had a search around our products and community BIM page, but unfortunately there aren't any ridge tiles and hips targets with Revit files.

ProEdge® Hip & Ridge Shingles

Copyrights for Photos of new

Matthias, Project Manager • 2018

Dear Modlar community, Who can help me? I'm planning to use photos or renderings of the new Mexico City Airport in a brochure an in our reference list. The company I'm working for produced and delivered the drainage channels for this project and we want to share thi... Read More

Matthias, Project Manager

Hi Liz, Thanks a lot. I'll get in contact with them. 1 More Answer

Mexico City Airport - Aerial Concept Design
BIM/CAD Software

Scaling downloaded DWX files

Darin, Architectural Draftsperson • 2018

How do i Scale the downloads from the site they come in extremely small


Where to find you Podcast RS

Justin, Architect • 2018

I really enjoy your podcast but would like to listwen to it on my drive to work and so would like to add it to my android podcaster. However I cant seem to find it on my app but could add with an RSS feed do you have an RSS link for this podcast?

Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Justin, I will forward your message on to our development team now and see if there is something they can do! 3 More Answers

Building Products

What method should be used t

Conrad, Engineer • 2018

I am looking into installing an 8" stainless kickplate on a 20 minute Marshfield Signature Series fire door. What method should I use, screws, nails, adhesive etc. I can only find literature that states that it must be less than 16" from the bottom of the door.

Signature Series Flush Wood Veneer Doors
Building Products

Where can I get the LEED doc

Courtney, Engineer • 2018
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Courtney, this would be a good question to ask the manufacturer directly. You can contact the company here: https://www.echelonmasonry.com/about/contact-us .

Trenwyth Cordova Stone™ Concrete Masonry Unit
Using Modlar

How do I download an item to

Kinsey, Student • 2018
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Kinsey, not every product has BIM/CAD files, so first you have to make sure the product you are looking at has Revit files available. The easiest way to find products with the right files is to do a search and then use the 'Formats' filter to tick the relevant file formats. You can search for a particular product or even do a blank search...

Building Products

How can I download this?

Leon, Student • 2018
Liz, Modlar Administrator

Hi Leon, unfortunately this brand does not have any BIM/CAD files for their products. The easiest way to find products with the right files is to do a search and then use the 'Formats' filter to tick the relevant file formats. You can search for a particular product or even do a blank search like this: https://www.modlar.com/search and then t...

Libera 5310 Wall-Mount Mirror with LED Lights