Revit 10-Step Guide to Setup Lights for Interior Renderings

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Apr 28, 2016 9:40:03 AM

  

You place your Revit camera in your Revit floor plan and and point to a target point across the space to display the perspective image of that space.

Next, you pick the Revit Render button --and Presto! You get a 'black screen' view of your room.

If there's an exterior window, portions of the room may appear from the exterior sun light coming thru the window.

You can see the lights in your reflected ceiling plan; but the lights don't produce light in your room.

- 5 Revit Presentation Tips | Architect Steven Shell -

Here's a startup sequence for Turning ON the Lights for Revit Interior Renderings.

The first step to turning on the lights for Revit Interior renderings is choosing one of the 2 lighting schemes that use Artificial lights (ceiling an/or walls).

1) Make sure you've placed your Revit lights in the ceiling and/or on your walls
2) Go to your 3D View that you wish to Render.
3) Pick RENDER command ( VIEW Tab > RENDER)
4) To access interior  lights specify a Lighting Scheme that uses Artificial Lighting

5) Next, select Artificial Lights

6) Create a new light group for lights that are located in the specifc space that will be rendered.

7) Next, select the Group Name and pick Edit

8) Pick the Add button in the pop-up dialogue box to add light fixture models to the Group.

9) At this time, you may need to go to the Reflected Ceiling plan to select the lights to place in this group.

* If all the lights are visible in the view, select them without going to the Reflected Ceiling Plan.

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Owner Design Reviews | Expedite Multiple Revit Walkthrough Videos

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Apr 23, 2016 9:24:00 AM

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This video is an example of a procedure that allows the designer to quickly create multiple "walk through" animations for client design proposals and reviews.

Creating just one fully rendered walk-through animation could take several days when using Revit. Using this procedure, the designer can create multiple video animations while providing the owner with photo-realistic images of their proposed building design.

Rendered Image of Bradley Advocate LA-Series Revit Family Library

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Bradley Revit Material Catalog Update - Evero Natural Quartz

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Apr 8, 2016 11:44:21 AM

The Bradley BIM Evero® Natural Quartz Revit Material Library has 8 new Evero material choices:

  • Andorra
  • Bavaria
  • Denali
  • Everest
  • Kalahari
  • Mykonos
  • Patagonia
  • Sierra Madre

Evero is Bradley's engineered stone (natural quartz & granite) material that is used in the Bradley Verge® molded-shaped lavatory sysems and Revit Library

 

The new Evero material colors were added to the Evero GEO Series material color palette.

 

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Bradley Revit Family Library Surges Past 900 Families - Thank You Revit Fans

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Nov 9, 2011 6:45:15 PM

The Bradley Revit Family Library surged past another milestone in October 2011; as the Bradley Revit library now exceeds more than 900 Revit families.

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Download Bradley Revit Render-Ready Material Catalogs | YouTube Video

Posted by Daniel Hughes on Aug 2, 2011 8:32:09 AM

This video displays rendered images for several of Bradley's plumbing and specialty equipment Revit family components.

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Bradley Revit-BIM family components are built with "render-ready" default materials; to meet the designer-contractor visualization and rendering requirements.

Bradley Lockerroom | Revit Toilet Partitions-Lockers-Lavatories

Revit users may download several Revit Material Catalogs (stone, metal, plastic, etc) with pre-built Bradley Revit materials. Revit-BIM Managers can transfer these materials from the Revit Material Catalog Files (RVT) into their Revit project files.

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Download Bradley Revit Custom Material Catalogs

Posted by Jason Dodge on May 5, 2011 11:28:06 AM

Bradley has created custom Revit Material Catalogs for all materials specific for Bradley products. We recently revamped all our Material Catalogs to meet the growing needs of all Revit users. We have Material Catalogs for Evero (Verge), Baked Enamel (Partitions), HDPE Plastic (Partitions & Lockers), Quartz (OmniDecks), Terrazzo (Washfountains & Multi-Founts) & Terreon (Lav Systems & OmniDecks). You can find these all on our Bradley BIM Library page.

All materials meet Autodesk Seek guidelines and the naming convention is consistent with materials already supplied in Revit. What makes our Material Catalogs special is they are all attached to "Chips" in a .rvt file (shown above) and can be simply copied from the .rvt file and pasted into your Project. The beauty of this is you do not need to go through the Transfer Project Standards dialogue box and transfer all the materials included in that .rvt file. This saves you on file space and keeps your Material Library clean from unwanted materials.

When you download our Material Catalogs you will receive them as separate .zip files. Inside those .zip files you will find the .rvt file and all the corresponding .jpg files that make up the materials. These .jpg files are required for rendering purposes. I advise that you paste all the .jpg files into your own personal Material Library that you have Revit search when you do your renderings. Once pasted in that Library you will never have to access those .jpg files again. Revit will automatically search in that assigned folder to attach the image to the material.

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Bradley Revit Family Material Catalogs | Update

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Apr 19, 2011 11:03:23 AM

We have revised and re-posted all of our Bradley Revit Family Materials Catalogs!

We have five catalogs available as separate downloads, which you can access on our Bradley Revit-BIM Family Library Download Pages | Right Margin or by clicking below:

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Bradley Evero Revit Family Material Catalog | Update

Posted by Jonathan Rydz on Apr 8, 2011 11:36:21 AM

Thanks to Adam Wrzeski at BCE Engineers for alerting us to a situation with our Bradley Revit Family Evero Material Catalog.

One of the Revit material definitions was not downloading, even though it was in the file. We've tracked down the problem to a busted link and re-posted the corrected file.

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