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Archive for May, 2010

May Meeting

Posted by Houston Revit User Group on May 4, 2010

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Location: Gensler Houston Office

This month’s topic:
Steve Wilkerson of Haynes Whaley & Associates had a great  presentation titled:
Drive data in your Revit model via an Excel spreadsheet through Revit DB Link and a live Access link!”

Revit Structure and db link

Revit Structure and db link

We didn’t have time to look at Revit 2011’s new features but you can find out all about it from these sites:


See you all at the next meeting!


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April Meeting

Posted by Houston Revit User Group on May 4, 2010

Houston Area Revit User Group Meeting
Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
6:00pm – 7:30pm

Held at: WHR Architects
1111 Louisiana St, 26th Floor
Houston, TX 77002

April’s Topic : 
BIM with Associate Design Firms and Consultants”  by Donald Franklin BIM/CAD Manager WHR Arhitects
Key Topics (general): 
– Defining the project BIM goals 
        Outlining the anticipated outcomes by each stakeholder 
– Identifying some of the key BIM components to coordinate 
        Creation of project ‘Best Practices’ for model development 
– Streamlining the process 
        Documentation of roles and responsibilities 

If you missed one of the best compilations of best practices, Donald’s presentation  can be viewed Here!

As usual, Total CAD Systems provided pizza and refreshments, Thank You Total CAD Systems!
Plus a presentation by Virtual-Q on Cloud Computing and how it affects the BIM Process. www.virtual-q.com for more information. Tell them that you were referred by the Houston Revit users group!

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