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Jon McFarland
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Inserting Curtainwall Doors as Embedded Curtainwalls
Revit handles curtainwall doors differently than it handles
regular doors.   Normal doors are Revit
elements that require hosting by a standard wall.   Curtainwall doors, however, are treated as curtainwall
panels and substituted for a standard panel betwee...
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Create Single Floor Building Envelope Models
Rarely are BIM models created by a single entity in a vacuum
but are usually the conglomeration of models built by many companies
contributing to a single goal.   Using the
models from the different trades to identify clashes,and other issues, is one
of the...
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Extend Vertical Mullions to Add Anchor Points
In most curtain wall applications, the top of the vertical mullion reaches past the floor and is fixed to the structure at, or near, the floor using an anchor.     In some cases, however, the curtain wall height doesn’t reach
to the floor above and a differ...
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Parametric Shadowbox Panels
Revit’s curtain wall tool is great in the fact that the
actual glass/panel size interactively adapts to the size and configuration of
the surrounding mullions. Wherever the curtainwall profile’s shape crosses the Center
Front/Back reference plane, in the Pr...
Parametric Shadowbox Panels
Parametric Shadowbox Panels
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Adding Cross-X Lines to Unitized Panel Families
In a unitized curtain wall system, when looking at an
elevation view, it isn’t always easy to determine the extents of any particular
unit when looking at an elevation view.   This can be even more difficult with the introduction of doors, windows,
L-shaped...
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Controlling Embed Visibility Using a View’s Detail Level
In the building envelope industry, embeds are structural elements, cast into the concrete floor,
and they bear the load of the curtain wall.   Companies, such as Jordahl and Halfen ,
make and supply cast-in channels that are often used as embeds and it is a...
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Accurate Profiles Equal Accurate Curtain Walls
 The basic workflows for creating and assigning mullions to a
Revit curtain wall are fairly straightforward.   You can either design a mullion type, with a
specific mullion profile family designated in the Profile parameter, then
assign that type to a curta...
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Accurate Profiles Equal Accurate Curtain Walls
 The basic workflows for creating and assigning mullions to a
Revit curtain wall are fairly straightforward.   You can either design a mullion type, with a
specific mullion profile family designated in the Profile parameter, then
assign that type to a curta...
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Selecting Curtain Wall Components
Revit has specialized tools for selecting curtain
wall-specific components based on the grid lines they are hosted by, their orientation, family, or the curtain wall host and this
post explores those tools and explains how they are used. Curtain walls, in R...
Selecting Curtain Wall Components
Selecting Curtain Wall Components
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