RUGS Feb 2019

Notes from the February 2019 presentation by Kerry Thompson to the Auckland Revit User group.

  • The presentation centred around workflows based on the experience we have in developing content for CAD and BIM systems

List of software and tools we use.

Authoring Tools

  • Revit
    • Dynamo
    • Project Launch application to rewrite the Revit .ini file to support client projects.
    • Enscape
  • AutoCAD
    • Lisp and scripts to manage and process .dwg files, export to .dxf and plot to .pdf and .dwf files.
    • 3D modelling to augment Revit models.
  • Rhino
    • With Enscape
    • 3D modelling, adjusting shop models for BIM.
  • Fusion 360
    • 3D modelling, adjusting shop models for BIM.



Output Processing


  • 3dS Max
    • Renderers
      • Art
      • Arnold
        • Note that Arnold will not batch render without additional costs
      • Batch render
    • File Link
      • Revit
      • AutoCAD
  • Enscape
    • Enscape™: Real-Time Rendering & Virtual Reality for Revit, SketchUp, Rhino & ArchiCAD.


  • Windows 10
    • Robocopy
    • Windows scripting (DOS)
    • Batch files