Revit 2019 and Roadmap Update

If you follow the Autodesk release cycle at all, you will already know that Revit 2019 was released a couple of weeks ago. And if you haven’t already read about the new features, I would recommend checking out What’s new in Revit 2019. A few of the most notable features are:

  • OR filters for View Filters
  • Tabbed views and multi-monitor support
  • Double-fill patterns

While I am eager to try out these new features, as a landscape architect, there is always an undercurrent of disappointment that accompanies each new Revit release that does not include any improvements for its site tools. Continue reading

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Merge Surface

Last week I looked into Split Surface, and how exactly that tool works. Merge Surface is the opposite tool and can merge two surfaces together. It is interesting to note that there is very limited information available about how both of these tools work. I would guess that this is because both of these tools are quite old, and existed before Autodesk bought Revit (in fact, I would guess that all of the Site tools can be dated to pre-Autodesk days). Continue reading