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Midwest U Speaker Series: Revit Inception: The Art and Science of Revit’s Nested Families

September 8 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Description: Through general use and introduction into the workflow of Revit, one quickly realizes that not all families are the same. Not only are the general quality and intelligence of each family different, but the utilization of those families and how they interact can be fundamentally different. In this course, we will review the challenges and benefits of working with nested families within Revit. While nested families are a requirement within Revit in systems like stairs, curtainwalls, or railings; they also hold a wealth of benefits when utilized in custom families throughout the Revit modeling process such as casework and doors. While this course focuses on the Architectural use of Revit, there is some correlation with the other discipline’s use of the software as well as general management of Revit. Join us to discover the often hidden and secret world of nested families and begin to unlock the power – and understand the constraints – of this seeming labyrinthian workflow.

Speaker Biographies: Christopher Alexander is a registered architect and BIM Discipline Leader at Progressive AE. With 10+ years in the AE field, starting with AutoCAD and then Revit, he helps guide and coordinate the use of BIM throughout a full-service AEC firm. With an eye to the future and advancement, he holds the opinion that we can continually strive to become better in in the now while advancing ourselves and our industry.

Joseph Kaniewski is an Architectural Revit Manager at Progressive AE, where he has been working in Revit for the past 12 years. In his role as Architectural Revit Manager, he’s constantly working to find better and smarter ways to use Revit, with a primary focus on Revit Families. Joseph sees BIM as the natural future progression of that work and is very excited to continue to contribute to the development of an integrated BIM process.

REGISTER HERE | https://atgusa.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FBodjifxSCanGMB-RlOpHA


September 8
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT
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