bimco bytes – Sketch to Render using Stable Diffusion

Turn pen-and-paper sketches into renders with generative artificial intelligence: Preparing your sketch ControlNet extension Control Weight Preprocessor Model Exterior Interiors This training video is available […]

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Content Highlight – Signs

This is your sign.... To stop and take a look at the signs we've posted in the bimco Content Library lately: Stop_Sign Sign_One Way Sign_Give […]

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bimco bytes – Managing Linked Models

Linking a model Positioning Phase mapping Display of linked elements This training video is available to current bimco subscribers by clicking the player. If you […]

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bimco bytes – Joinery: Creating Kitchen Wall Units

Joinery module overview Configuring kitchen overhead cupboard Configuring kitchen wall benches Creating kitchen wall modules¬† This training video is available to current bimco subscribers by […]

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Content – Have an eggscelent Easter

Have an eggscelent Easter The bimco team wish you a happy and safe Easter. We'll be back on deck Tuesday, so in the meantime, here's […]

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bimbi tip: ACC Email Notifications

Want to know if a consultant has shared or consumed a package in ACC? Get notified when activating the email notifications button under the Design […]

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Twinmotion Opening Doors

When one door opens... we're able to walk into the room... Step by step instructions are available within the bimco knowledge base for swapping your […]

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bimco bytes – Twinmotion

An introduction to Twinmotion Revit Add-in including: Connecting to a model Interface Navigation Inserting objects Assigning materials Capturing and exporting images Updating a model This […]

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bimco bytes – Stable Diffusion

Join us for an overview of Stable Diffusion to create AI-generated images on a local PC: Features Interface Checkpoints/models Sampling method & steps Width & […]

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Content Highlight – Sports Courts

We're serving up some fun with these sports courts now available in the bimco content library. Have a play with these ace families; we've got […]

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bimco bytes – Wall Types Sheets

Join us as we discuss: Wall numbering strategies Wall Types repository Tagging and presenting data Preparing wall type plan details Sheet setup and presentation This […]

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Data, AI & Automation – Replace and Purge Titleblocks

Clean your Revit project of company titleblocks before issuing out your model with this Dynamo graph. This graph replaces all the existing titleblocks in your […]

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bimco bytes – Joinery: Creating Kitchen Island Benches

Join us as we discuss creating kitchen island benches, including: bimco Joinery Template Reference Plane setup Inserting modules Linking parameters Adding equipment Configuring details This […]

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Kinship Search Improvements

Kinship has been working to improve their search results and we are excited to share that the results are now beginning to come through in […]

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bimco Bytes – Rhino Inside Revit

Rhino.Inside.Revit is a Revit add-in that allows Rhino and Grasshopper to run within the Revit environment. This class goes through v1.0 of the add-in and […]

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bimco Bytes – Dynamo – Randomisation

Join us as we look at Random nodes in Dynamo and learn how to manipulate objects integrating randomness. Math.Rand Math.Random Math.RandomList Example applications of randomisation

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Content Highlight – bimco Structural Library

Into heavy metal? Then you're going to love the latest releases in the bimco Structural Library, featuring bimco modified structural components.

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Content Highlight – Wall Collection

Hit a brick wall? Nail it with these new families and more now available the bimco content library: Brick Wall Chain Wire Fence Retaining Wall

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bimco Bytes – Placing Structural Framing

Inserting Structural Framing families Structural Framing Parameters Methods of placing Structural Framing Pros and cons of the placement methods This training video is available to […]

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Content – bimco Content vs Manufacturer Content

Not all content is created equal and not all manufacturer content is bad or unnecessary. We can however say that using bimco's generic content means […]

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bimco Bytes – Solar Panel Output Analysis

Using the Solar Analysis tool to refine the placement, number and angle of photovoltaic panels to optimise output. Solar optimisation theory Solar potential of roof […]

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Content Highlight – Festive Families

Just in the St. Nick of time! Add some festive cheer to your projects with these families available in the bimco content library: Christmas Tree […]

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Announcement – The Final Leg for 2023

Happy Friday everyone, Some stats from 2023 to share. Also, today is the last chance to send your content requests and get your big support […]

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bimco Bytes – 2023 in Review

Hello fellow BIMtrepreneurs, Join us for the final bimco bytes for the year as we cover: Achievements and stats for 2023 Planned advancements for 2024 […]

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bimco Bytes – Model Checker using BIM Interoperability Tools

Using the Model Checker interface; Accessing Pre-built checksets; Customising checks with the Model Checker Configurator; Generating Compliance Reports; Visualising data using a PowerBI template This […]

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bimco Bytes – ACC Transmittals

How to create an ACC Transmittal Viewing ACC Transmittal files Issuing an ACC Transmittal to stakeholders without an ACC licence Limitations vs advantages This training […]

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Data, AI & Automation – Create worksets in bulk using Dynamo

Standardise and automate the creation of your company approved worksets from an excel spreadsheet using this Dynamo graph. This graph, demo video and workflow is […]

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Content Highlight – Rev up your project with these new families

Buckle up, because the bimco library just got a turbo boost with brand new content featuring traffic lights and efficient parking solutions that are 'stacks' […]

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bimco Bytes – Introduction to Midjourney

Begin your generative AI learning journey with one of the most popular text-to-image apps, Midjourney. Join us as we take a look at: What is […]

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bimco Bytes – Displace Elements

Creating a Displacement View Saving 3D Views Rewind 3D View Settings Displacement Sets Displacement Paths This training video is available to current bimco subscribers by […]

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Content Highlight – Shiny new lighting fixtures to brighten up your Friday

Light up your projects with this dazzling collection of pendants now available in the bimco content library.

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Data, AI & Automation – Dynamo graph: Create a Forest On a Surface

If a tree falls within a surface, and no-one is around to see it created, does it actually exist? A: Yes! Using the bimco 'Create […]

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bimco Bytes – Planting

2D vs 3D Planting families Features of bimco planting families Controlling visibility Tips for plans Tips for elevations This training video is available to current […]

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bimco Bytes – Joinery: Creating Handles

Get a handle on creating handles for bimco Joinery! Join us as we take a look at workflows to create custom handles for cupboards and […]

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bimco Bytes – Dependent Views

Use and benefits Creating dependent views Graphics and visibility Managing crop regions Matchlines and View References This training video is available to current bimco subscribers […]

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Content Highlight – Fresh out of the oven!

Turn the heat up on your projects with these latest additions to the bimco library. Featuring a recessed oven, freestanding dishwasher, lighting fixtures and more, […]

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bimco Bytes – Family Version Control Between Projects

Techniques for maintaining consistent versions of families between multiple project models using the Project Repository and Kinship. Version control issues Location of approved versions Updating […]

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bimco Bytes – Schedule Sorting and Grouping

Techniques for effective sorting and grouping of data within schedules including: Filtering Sorting fields Configuring Headers and Footers Title, Count and Totals Itemizing and grouping […]

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Content Highlight – AFL Premiership Cup and Goal Posts

Excited to kick off some major goals before the long weekend rolls in? Tackle your project head-on with our AFL Premiership Cup and AFL Goal […]

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bimco Bytes – Schedule Formatting and Appearance

Join us for an overview of schedule formatting and appearance, including: Placing and formatting on sheets Grid lines and cell display Formatting Text Field format […]

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Content Highlight – ‘Wheely’ great new families

We've stacked the bimco library with brand new content that is hotter than a pizza oven and shinier than a shower screen. Grab these families […]

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bimco Bytes – Columns

An overview on the features of Structural and Architectural columns and their features including: Structural vs Architectural Columns Loading and configuring Placement techniques Modelling strategies […]

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bimco Bytes – ACC Project File Recovery

In this session we look at various methods for reviewing and recovering Revit projects hosted on the Autodesk Construction Cloud including models stored within: Restore […]

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Content Highlight – Escalate your modelling

Make sure you stop and stair at this new family! Escalator is now available within the bimco content library.

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bimco bytes – Joinery: Creating Bespoke Storage Units

Are you ready to become a storage expert using the bimco Joinery families? Join us as we take a look at workflows to create custom […]

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bimco bytes – Desktop Connector

Join us as we explore the features of Autodesk Desktop Connector: Connected Drives and Cloud Data Sources: Autodesk Docs Autodesk Drive Autodesk Fusion 360 Upload […]

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bimco bytes – Joinery: Creating Vanities

Are you ready to become a bathroom vanity veteran using the bimco Joinery families? Join us as we take a look at workflows to create […]

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Content Highlight – bimco Joinery

Introducing the bimco joinery families! 3 steps away from creating kitchens, island benches, robes, cupboards, storage, vanities and endless configurations of custom joinery. Start with […]

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bimco bytes – Levels

A demonstration of creating and modifying Levels and parameters associated with Levels. Creating a new level Editing a level's elevation Viewing and modifying 2D and […]

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Content Highlight – Score a 3 Pointer

bimco has been busy with a random assortment of families now available to ensure you are covered for the long shot 3 pointer or slam […]

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bimco bytes – Preparing Marketing Plan Views and Sheets

Join us as we utilise the EF Tools add-in to assist with creating Marketing Plan views and sheets. Create Sheets Align Viewports on Sheets Rooms […]

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bimco bytes – Specification Sheets

A look at how to automate setting up Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment specification sheets (specs) in Revit. Comparing methods for Specifications Pros, cons and tips […]

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bimco bytes – Dynamo – Creating solid geometry from lines

We will create a simple geometry from a set of lines representing a lot boundary using the following nodes: Select Model Elements CurveElement.Curve Curve.StartPoint Point.X, […]

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bimco bytes – Title Blocks

An overview of Title Blocks, how to appropriately use them, some of their features/ pitfalls and how to customise to your company and project standards. […]

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bimco bytes – Select By ID

Ever had trouble locating missing objects in Revit? Join us at 2pm today while we look at the Select by ID tool. What are Revit […]

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bimco Training Summary

We are excited to share that we have compiled and emailed out a bimco Personalised Training Record which contains a summary of all subscriber training […]

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bimco bytes – Visibility Graphics Overrides

Join us as we take stock to look at one of the most used dialogs in Revit and some features commonly overlooked: Overview of Visibility/Graphics […]

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Announcement – bimco welcomes bimbi to the team

bimbi is a blue-footed booby, a marine bird with bright blue feet and lots of character. He has been created as the bimco mascot to […]

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Content Highlight – New and updated families

The bimco content team have been busy creating and updating an assortment of families for you. Need a beer, birthing bath or floor scrubber? We've […]

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bimco bytes – Joinery

Introducing the bimco joinery families. We'll take a look at using these modular families to create different configurations, in a snap! Joinery families available Hosting […]

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bimco bytes – DiRoots ProSheets

Using DiRoots ProSheets add-in to batch export Views and Sheets to named PDF, DWG and IFC. Use and Overview of ProSheets Searching, sorting and filtering […]

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bimco bytes – Checking Compliance with Area Schemes

Using the Area tool to check over Permeability, Site coverage, Garden Areas and creating your own Area Schemes for checking compliance. Measuring Areas for Regulatory […]

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bimco bytes – DiRoots OneFilter

Exploring the DiRoots OneFilter Add-In for finding and selecting elements within Revit. As part of the session, we cover the various tabs within the tool […]

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bimco bytes – Glazed Roofs and Battens

Using the Sloped Glazing Roof tool to create various glazed roofs, awnings and ceiling battens. Adding grids Adding mullions Swapping panels Editing footprint Custom roof […]

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Content Highlight – Lounge Sweets!

An array of new arm chairs and lounges are now available in the bimco library. We've tested them out for you - sofa, so good […]

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bimco bytes – DiRoots ParaManager – Managing model and family parameters

This session looks at the free DiRoots ParaManager (1.3) add-in for Revit to manage parameters:1. What is it?2. Project environment Parameters Categories Transfer Families Shared […]

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bimco bytes – Path of Travel

This session includes an overview of path of travel: Generate an Automatic Path of Travel Calculating Distance Route Analysis Settings Specifying Obstacles Path of Travel […]

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bimco bytes – Revit 2024 Features

This session includes an overview of new features in Revit 2024 including: Toposolids User Interface Geometry manipulation Graphics and element display Sheet and view Pattern […]

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bimco bytes – Power Automate: Basic Revit Automation

This session covers an introduction to using Microsoft Power Automate to automate basic repetitive tasks in Revit. Understanding what to automate Creating flows and subflows […]

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bimco bytes – DiRoots SheetLink

This session covers: What is it? Schedules tab Exporting Importing Other tabs (Model Categories, Annotation Categories, Elements & Spatial) Export Project Standards This training video […]

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bimco bytes – Kinship Analytics: Managing your Projects

This session covers: Kinship "projects" and models Server type Projects Summary Models History This training video is available to current bimco subscribers by clicking the […]

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bimco bytes – External Elevations

This session covers: Creating External Elevations Features of elevation markers Types, visibility and display Setting up View Titles Placing on Sheets Tagging and Annotating This […]

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pyRevit – Recommended Tools

pyRevit - Recommended Tools pyRevit is a free add-in for Revit that you can install yourself that has a bunch of tools to cut down […]

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bimco bytes – Managing Purchaser Changes in Multi-Residential Projects

This session covers: Modelling Concepts Design Options Apartment Groups Documentation Strategies Interior Changes Exterior Changes This training video is available to current bimco subscribers by […]

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bimco bytes – Assigning Classification using BIM Interoperability Tools

This session covers assigning classifications in BIM Interoperability Tools: BIM Interoperability Tools Add-in Assigning Classification Classification Options Assigning Picklists - Virtual Buildings Information System (VBIS) […]

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bimco bytes – Dynamo: Sorting Lists

A dive into sorting lists with Dynamo: List.Sort List.SortIndexByValue List.SortByFunction List.SortByKey This training video is available to current bimco Subscribers by clicking the player. If […]

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Content Highlight – Wall Mount Monkey Lamp

A chimp off the old block! Keep monkeying around with this playful wall accessory. Lamp_Wall Mount_Monkey is now available within the bimco content library. 

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bimco bytes – Concrete Coordination

An exploration of the Concrete Coordination views for reviewing plans including: Concrete coordination view settings Filters for concrete features Display of elements and subcategories Coordinating […]

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Content Highlight – Filled Region Tags

Know if your glass is half 'filled' with these new tags for filled regions. Handy for quick checks on areas. Also able to tag description […]

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bimco bytes – Ceilings

An overview of the basic features of the ceiling tool including: Basic vs Compound Ceilings Ceiling by Sketch Automatic Ceilings Sloped Ceilings Modelling Tips This […]

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bimco bytes – Kinship Analytics: Revit Content Health

A look into the Content analytics tools of the Kinship content management system. What is Kinship analytics? Projects tab Families History Content tab Library Content […]

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