I launched ArchSmarter almost three years ago on a shoestring budget. It was 2013 and I was at Autodesk University in Las Vegas. I was giving a presentation later that day so didn’t have a lot of time on my hands. I had been thinking about launching ArchSmarter for a while but I hadn’t gotten around […]
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ArchSmarter helps architects and designers work smarter, not harder with time-saving tools and targeted training that increases effectiveness and maximizes efficiency.
Virtual Reality (VR) is about to change architecture forever, meaning that every firm needs to decide how it’s going to respond to those changes. That may sound like hyperbole, but 3D imaging and the benefits computers brought to the field pale in comparison to what VR brings. Computer-generated images are, in many ways, an updated […]
When I was a young architect, only a few years out of school, I became interested in 3D rendering. This was back in the mid-nineties so the technology was primitive compared to today. 3D Studio Max had just come out and my firm had a copy. After work, I would play around with the software. I did a […]
I learned to automate Revit the hard way. I was tired of wasting time doing tedious stuff like renaming views and creating sheets. I wanted Revit to work for me. Back then, the only way to automate Revit was to learn to program. So I poured through programming books and Internet forums. After hundreds of […]
Need to strip out all the unnecessary views from your Revit model? This free Revit macro is for you. It deletes all views (including schedules and sheets) from the current model except for the active view. To run the macro, load the “PurgeViews” RVT file. Make the model you want to purge the active model in Revit. […]