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Converting RFA files into GDL Objects

Using RFA content can be a great tool in building up a custom library. Follow the steps below to convert RFA content into GDL objects. NOTE: This process requires the user to install a plugin available from our partner BIM6x. Download and Install the...

Model exchange with Autodesk Revit®

Is there a better alternative for model exchange with Revit® then the IFC workflow? No, there isn't. But there is a way to have a limited, direct connection. Use RFA & RVT Geometry Exchange Add-On to import and export 3D models via native Revit file ...

ARCHICAD Model Setup for IFC Export to Revit

Basics Coordinate among Project Stakeholders Most projects that encounter troubles later on, do so, because of the lack of preliminary coordination! Organize a BIMCoordination meeting to agree upon the following: project location and coordinatesProje...

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Stories/Levels

Set up the ARCHICAD stories. For the story setup, coordinate with the other stakeholders. The screenshot below shows a typical coordinated story setup. Stories/Levels – Real World (option1) Set the ARCHICAD elevation values in the site model to the r...

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Coordinates and Orientation

Create the ARCHICAD model close to the ARCHICAD origin, which is indicated by a black cross on the floor plan. Loss of precision or malfunction can be experienced if the project elements are located very far from the project origin or from each other...

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IFC Import into Revit

There are two ways to import an IFC file into Revit: Link IFC and Link RVT. Link IFC This option is recommended for inserting IFC models into the current Revit project as references. You cannot edit the IFC model in Revit. If you later update the ori...

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Exporting to IFC from Revit (with Add‑in)

Before exporting a Revit model to IFC, please ensure that the following plugins/updates are installed: GRAPHISOFT’s ARCHICAD Connection for Revit Add-In: http://www.GRAPHISOFT.com/downloads/interoperability.htmlAutodesk’s IFC import-export app for Re...

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Stories/Levels

Set the Revit Levels so that they are calculated from 0. Prior to exporting an IFC file from Revit, make sure all additional structural levels (TOS, TOC, TOB, etc) are not set as Building Story. Secondly, add additional Levels to match the agreed lev...

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