Improving Efficiency

For residential designers using Revit

Revit is the most common BIM platform in the market today. In Revit, elements - such as doors, windows, and walls - are designed in 3D and incorporate data attributes. Because elements in Revit are intelligent, parametric and related to each other within the 3D model, changes made to one element automatically update all related model elements, schedules, views, and sheets. For a residential designer using Vision REZ for Revit, this means their changes are made all at once, and are automatically pushed through to CD’s, renderings, and quantity takeoffs, saving them valuable time. VisionREZ allows you to model designs with precision, optimize performance, and collaborate more effectively.

Improve Accuracy

Model-sharing means the elimination of duplication errors

In Revit, all elements in a home design are modeled and shared across functions and organizations. Even external partners working on the same model benefit from the improved accuracy and time savings that avoiding duplication brings. Working from a single model also avoids version control issues, since most work is updated in real-time. Quantity takeoffs, which can be virtually automated to associate with elements listed in the Bill of Materials (BOM), are also done in real-time, avoiding duplicate counts.

Improving Visibility

Improve collaboration between builders, engineers and component manufacturers

Revit is the industry standard BIM technology. It features a robust API and commands significant developer market share. Developers flock to systems with great market share to increase their potential for market penetration. Standardized platforms increase collaboration, because Revit models and file formats can be shared among more stakeholders.

Revit® Technology

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is an integrated process for sharing all information related to the project in a single and accessible model. This process enables collaboration and ensures accuracy and efficiency as each discipline builds their relevant elements directly into the model, creating a complete and data-rich virtual representation of the project.Revit was developed to allow AEC professionals to design and document a building by creating a parametric, 3D model including the geometry and other required information to construct a building. The data-rich environment allows for information to be embedded into each element, enabling scheduling and estimating objects to be tracked in the 3D environment.

Revit is the most widely used BIM technology and the flagship AEC product of Autodesk®, the longtime industry leader. Autodesk commands a significant market share, backing up this market leadership with an abundance of training opportunities and trained support specialists. A single platform allows real-time collaboration and integration among diverse disciplines on a project.

Autodesk’s product portfolio and market share promotes a robust development path for every product in its line, regularly releasing new and updated tools and functionality for the platform. As the industry standard, Revit file formats mean interoperability and integration with a wide variety of complementary technologies.

Adoption is increasing for Revit residential building software due to the benefits of the BIM process. BIM integrates 3D design with scheduling and estimating, both vital stages in construction, especially in the face of labor shortages and restricted profit margins. Revit is the most versatile and scalable platform on the market today.

VisionREZ is an Authorized Autodesk Developer, a relationship that enables development of tools and functionality specifically designed for the Revit residential platform. By working with the technlogy desired by most designers and automating the features residential builders most frequently use, the introduction of VisionREZ has made Revit simple for residential contruction use.

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