If you are tasked with the responsibility of creating room drawings in Revit, then you know that whilst the standard Revit approach isn’t difficult, it can be extremely tedious and time consuming. This blog looks at how Naviate, the Revit add-in, now offers an innovative solution for addressing this aspect of your workflow via the use of the Room Drawing tool.Learn more
As mentioned in my previous blog post, there are hundreds of extensions - tools and features - integrated directly into SketchUp Pro which improve conceptual design modelling workflows and reduce time-consuming, complex or repetitive processes.
I thought I would list my recommendation of the very basic SketchUp extensions which I’m sure your Conceptual Design Modelling Teams and Users will find useful. In the first blog post, I presented Weld - an extension which joins connected edges and broken lines into one continuous polyline.
Here is my second extension recommendation:
A superb plugin to remove unnecessary coplanar edges and clean up imported geometry. This SketchUp extension can also be used to:
- Fix duplicate component definition names (when in model scope)
- Purge unused items
- Erase hidden geometry
- Erase duplicate faces
- Erase lonely edges (except edges on cut plane)
- Remove edge material
- Repair split edges
- Smooth and soften edges
- Put edges and faces to Layer0
- Merge identical materials
- Merge connected co-planar faces
The CleanUp SketchUp extension is perfect for the following industries:
Architecture, Construction, Education, Engineering, Film & Stage, Gaming, Heavy Civil, Interior Design, Kitchen & Bath, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning, Woodworking
Watch a demonstration of CleanUp below.
Look out for SketchUp Extension recommendation number 3 which will be posted shortly. In the meantime, you can explore other SketchUp plugins here.
Learn more about SketchUp Pro here
Why Oculo is participating in the Golden Thread Initiative to help prevent future building disasters
We are pleased to share this blog post from our partner Oculo. Oculo brings to the Golden Thread Initiative its extensive practical experience in gathering, managing and extracting value from visual data, which gives it a unique perspective on how some of the most urgent difficulties facing the sector might be overcome.Learn more