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Get a new tip, trick, or troubleshooting technique for Revit every Tuesday. This weekly series offers workflow enhancements, customizations, and shortcuts for both Revit beginners and seasoned users alike.
Improve your Revit MEP workflow with Revit families. Learn how to model electrical panels and junction boxes, recessed and track lighting, HVAC systems with ducting and air terminals, and pipe systems with Revit families.
Learn the basics of SketchUp's easy-to-use 3D drawing, design, and rendering tools in these SketchUp tutorials.
Learn how to use the AutoCAD command line to work more efficiently in AutoCAD 2016.
Learn about the new features in AutoCAD for Mac 2016, including the Express Tools, XREF mapping, PDF enhancements, and improvements for working with text, geometry, and lines.
Learn how to build complex construction from simple components in SketchUp. Following some essential organizational strategies, learn how to control visibility and selection with Outliner and Layers to create a brick and block cavity detail with a realistic timber casement window.
Learn how to add naturalistic lighting, additional cameras, reflections, and diffuse materials to your SketchUp models with V-Ray.
Learn how to create custom structural families in Revit 2016.
An interview with production designer Alex McDowell about his work on films such as Minority Report, his World Building Institute at USC, and his thoughts on the future of media and narrative.
Take your CAD projects on the go with A360 Drive, Autodesk's cloud platform, and AutoCAD 360, their browser-based version of AutoCAD.
Build a tiny house—an entire home on wheels—with SketchUp, the free 3D modeling software.
Learn how to showcase an architectural design in real time, using the Unreal 4 game engine.
Learn how scenes, styles, and sections cuts that enable you to link your 3D SketchUp model to LayOut and generate the best looking plans and elevations and annotated views you can get from your model.
Add 3D life to 2D drawings; learn to render your designs with AutoCAD.
Explore the Revit coordinate system, how files relate to one another when linked, and how to manage relationships between shared coordinates over time.
Build a sheet set from scratch and take advantage of all the automatic drawing-, sheet-, and callout-coordination functionality that AutoCAD has to offer.
Find out how teacher Mike Hathorn is helping students transform from tech consumers to tech creators with a curriculum based on 3D modeling and printing.
These case studies show how to create four distinct and highly realistic textures, apply your own variations, and link your custom textures to materials in Maya.
Learn how to draw, design, and animate your ideas in SketchUp, the fun (and free) 3D drawing software.
Transform your 2D architectural drawings into three-dimensional models optimized for 3D printing, with AutoCAD.
Learn to master a wide variety of AutoCAD's 3D modeling tools while modeling a complex spiral staircase.
Takes you through all the steps for creating concrete textures in Photoshop and Maya.
Learn how to preload content in your Revit template to save time and standardize your documentation.
Customize Revit templates to include the floor plans, elevations, schedules, and sheets you need the most.
Make your architectural designs more realistic and visually compelling. Learn how to render interior and exterior scenes with Rhino and V-Ray.
Learn to configure the system families and settings that are part of every Revit project to maximize consistency and predictability in your projects.
Learn how to build asphalt shingles in a variety of bond patterns with Photoshop and Illustrator.
Configure your Revit templates with consistent annotations for more professional office standards and high-quality project deliverables.
Take your drawings from 2D to 3D with AutoCAD. Learn to model a building, complete with doors, windows, a staircase, a roof, and surrounding terrain, with AutoCAD 2015.
Discover how to create realistic brick textures from scratch in Photoshop.
Learn to build curtain walls ranging from simple, preconfigured options to custom and free-form curtain walls with Revit.
Learn to design, model, and render a detailed cityscape with Illustrator and Maya.
Learn to draw metal textures from scratch with Photoshop and Illustrator, and link them to materials in 3ds Max.
Learn about the fundamentals of architecture in SketchUp, by walking though a typical residential building project: from creating a site plan to adding the walls, doors, windows, floors, and details that make a house a home.
Find out how to use SketchUp to visualize an interior design project quickly.
Introduces the basic and not-so-basic features of mental ray, the production-proven renderer of choice for many 3ds Max users.
Learn to design and model a city from almost any era, with Illustrator (or any other vector drawing program) and 3ds Max.
Learn to build roofs with Revit: from flat roofs to crazy free-form roofs and everything in between (hip, gable, mansard, Dutch hip combination, and gambrel).
Get up and running with Vectorworks. Learn how to work with 2D and 3D geometry, texture and light your drawings, add annotations, and print and share your work.
Landscape architect Kevin Sloan explains the design decisions and inspiration behind three of his groundbreaking landscaping and building projects.
Urbanized, a documentary about the design of cities, looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policy makers, builders, and thinkers.
Learn how to light and render the exterior of a building with 3ds Max, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.
Learn how to render the exterior of a building with both day and night lighting rigs using Maya, and composite the final scene in Nuke and After Effects.
Learn the tools and techniques used by professional architects to build amazing structures with AutoCAD Architecture.
Learn how to replicate three unique lighting setups for a fully detailed modern office lobby in Maya, starting with direct daylight.
Learn how to use Navisworks Manage and Navisworks Simulate to gain control and get a holistic view of your building projects. Create virtual builds and walk-throughs of your models and anticipate outcomes before you begin.
Tame unruly parametric curves with the Revit Family Editor, and start controlling circles, arcs, arches, splines, and even complex curves like cyma moldings.
Watch Michelle Kaufman remodel a home in San Francisco to meet a growing family's needs while earning the US Green Building Council's rigorous LEED Platinum certification.
Shows how to use phasing and design options to organize multipart, multifaceted projects in Revit.
Shows AutoCAD drafters and designers how to migrate their CAD workflow to Revit.
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