Redefining the way we think and work when designing landscapes
By Oren Bar-Ner & Nehama Shechter Baraban
Building Information Modeling, or BIM. Doesn’t sound very earthshattering, does it? Anyone not in the AEC sphere would have a hard time guessing just how far reaching the impact these three nondescript words, and everything that they represent, have had on the discipline of architectural design.
The truth is that sometimes, even design professionals may not fully appreciate just how profound the BIM paradigm shift really is. This is especially true for us landscape designers, who, with the aid of tools like Environment for Revit®, have only recently been able to confidently move forward in the world of BIM.
The licensing plan that will better your business.
Flexibility. It’s one of our core values and the endless possibilities afforded by Environment for Revit are a clear testament to this.
So…. When our clients told us that they really like the idea of the Corporate Licensing Plan, but that the 10 seat minimum is a bit too much for their needs, we, of course, listened. With just a 3 seat minimum and boasting the same centralized administration as the Corporate Plan, the Business Licensing Plan is perfect for small to medium offices or specific departments within larger multidisciplinary firms.
Working with topographies – Having your cake and eating it, plus other sweet treats.
We’ve dropped hints, made comments, prepared the launchpad, and now… the version we’ve all been waiting for is here. That’s right, we’re releasing Environment for Revit® 8.0 into the world, and it’s truly explosive. Dynamite!
Tagging Building Pads in Revit® – A Custom Dynamo Script Wrapped as a Gift
UPDATE: We added the option to change the location of the text using a dedicated parameter in the Dynamo player.
Our focus in this series of posts is, through practical solutions to real-world problems, 4 to help landscape and site-design professionals get the very most out of adopting a BIM approach in their work. As such, when our latest appearance on Revit Pure Live (RPL) turned up an issue not directly related to Environment, but most definitely relevant to our community of users, followers, and readers, we couldn’t pass up on the opportunity to chip in. As you might expect from our team of Revit-loving experts, we not only found a solution, but also packaged it up so anyone who needs it can easily implement it.
And the Oscar goes to… Who else, other than our in-house Revit guru, Nehama Shechter-Baraban, for her star performance in “Modeling Complex Topography” on Revit Pure Live (RPL), the well-loved YouTube channel brought to us by the gracious and super smart Revit aficionado, Nicolas Catellier. THANK YOU Nicolas!
As 2021 fades into memory and the opportunity presented by 2022 looms large before us, we’re grabbing the new year with both hands by including the Environment community in our development plans. Yes, we’ve decided to give you, our matchless group of customers, fans and LinkedIn followers, the chance to be heard and let us know which of our potential features would best serve your needs.
In 2021, Environment further proves itself to be the best BIM software for landscape architecture.
Time. They say that it flies when you’re having fun. They’ve got it 100% right!
After recovering from the initial shock of the COVID 19 pandemic, and resulting lockdowns, social distancing, and what not, we hunkered down at Arch-Intelligence and went into overdrive. The result – 18 major new features, a multitude of improvements, enhanced usability, increased market penetration, expanding channels, and much beyond. What’s more, with our incredible Arch-team, we had a blast. So, despite the continued COVID rollercoaster, 2021 has whizzed by, and we’re revving up for 2022, which looks like it will leave ’21 in plumes of dust.
Rooftop garden design – How to Create Different Top & Bottom Slopes for a Revit Floor
With this post, we’re doing what we love! We’re initiating a new series of posts that shows our approach to solving common Revit challenges for site and landscape design. Whether it be an underground parking lot, or the roof of a tall building, there are numerous cases where we site designers need to model green areas that lie on rooftops, not the ground.
A more Civil Environment – Insert and Export LandXMLl
With these two features, Environment has brought Autodesk Civil3D closer to Revit® than ever before, increasing interoperability and helping us realize our vision of seamlessly integrating landscape architecture and infrastructure design, with each other and with the Revit workflow.
Celebrating our AU2021 Top Rated Class Award for our class- ‘Landscape modeling in Revit with Environment tools: Overview and workflows’
We don’t like to toot our own horns, but hey, our very own Nehama Shechter-Baraban crushed it at Autodesk University (AU) last month. AU attendees showed their love for Nehama’s session by rating it as one of AU 2021’s top classes, and AU organizers recognized this achievement by posting it on their “Best of AU 2021” page.