Posts tagged "Tutorial"
Making a Pebble: Closed Loop Splines and Blobs in Revit (Workaround)

Making a Pebble: Closed Loop Splines and Blobs in Revit (Workaround)

Thanks to buildz: how to make a smooth irregular dome in Vasari or Revit
Parametric Response to Environmental Factors in Revit

Parametric Response to Environmental Factors in Revit

Now we are in business, that’s what I am hoping the BIM approach in early design will do for creating new responsive building designs. Here is two examples I come across lately. What else is possible? Louvers that Know Their Orientation: “Do your shading devices know where they’re at?  Well they should.  In New England,...

Revit Conceptual Massing Tutorials #1

As I am coping with the conceptual mass environment in Revit respectively in Project Vasari I will be posting good tutorials that I come across; this series of video tutorials is via Stephen Taskin’s YouTube Channel …

V-Ray 2.0 for 3ds Max – Daylight Set Up for an Interior Scene

This tutorial from ChaosGroupTV YouTube channel (Chaosgroup are the makers of V-Ray) shows how to create a simple day light setup for interior scenes using V-Ray and Autodesk 3ds Max.

Creating a High Quality Ecotect Weather File from Meteonorm

Just stumbled across this interesting Ecotect tutorial: “One of the problems with the weather files that are bundled with Ecotect is that they are usually out-dated. Also, most of the weather stations are city airports which do not reflect the true weather conditions that might be prevailing on your site. This is the reason why...

AUGI e-Learning Program for Ecotect

In conjunction with 4DTechnologies/CADLearning, AUGI announced the following lessons on Ecotect 2010 that are now available for free from the AUGI website: Course overview and outline Important Points Layers and Zones Objects and Nodes Element Types Object Relationships Viewing the Model Click here to visit the AUGI e-Learning Program page, and view these lessons (login...

Export Revit to EnergyPlus via Ecotect

EneryPlus is one of the most sophisticated energy analysis tools available and Revit has become somewhat of a standard for the AEC industry at least in North America and Oceania it seems like a natural fit .. See this recent post on openRevit for some in depth instructions on how to use the Revit gbXML...

Ecotect Analysis Training Packages

As announced at AU 2008 these training packages will help you make the most of your Ecotect Analysis software. These html based packages contain background information, movies and step-by-step tutorials to get you started on five main areas of analysis: Daylighting Shading Device Design Shadows and Reflections Solar Radiation Visual Impact An Introductory Product Demonstration...

Building Performance Analysis in Revit MEP

See these two tutorials on using Revit MEP, Ecotect and Green Building Studio for Building Performance Analysis. Watch full screen for best results!

Watch the IES VE SketchUp Plugin at the SketchUp Show

I had posted links to those two videos before, now I found them on YouTube for more convenient consumption

Online eLearning Platform for Whole Building Energy Simulation

Vibyor.com is an online eLearning platform for whole building energy simulation, day lighting simulation and LEED practioners’ courses and tutorials. Vibyor offers self learning tutorials and courseware on Weather and Material data, VisualDOE, eQUEST, ECOTECT, DesignBuilder, EnergyPro and EnergyPlus. “We believe that energy simulation is highly inter-disciplinary and experential in nature and can not be...

Sustainable Design Tutorials at Harvard University Graduate School of Design

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) main objectives are to conduct original research related to daylighting and energy-efficient building design and to translate our findings into accessible, high quality information that help design practitioners to create more comfortable and resource efficient environments. The Sustainable Design Tutorials project site provides a series of step-by-step instructions...