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How To Convert an AutoCAD 2d Floor Plan to a Revit 3D MODEL

Updated: Aug 17, 2023

Description: Welcome to our comprehensive tutorial on seamlessly converting an AutoCAD file into a native Revit model, complete with walls, doors, windows, floors, and more! If you've ever wondered how to bridge the gap between these two powerful software platforms, you're in the right place.

In this step-by-step tutorial, we'll guide you through the entire process of crossing the model drop chasm from AutoCAD to Revit without sacrificing crucial elements like walls, doors, windows, and floors. We'll start by walking you through the import process, ensuring your DWG file is brought in accurately and to scale.


The magic doesn't stop there! We'll reveal the secrets of converting intricate AutoCAD blocks into Revit families, enabling you to retain the essence of your designs. Furthermore, you'll be able to schedule all of these Revit families as they use your firm's native shared parameters!


Whether you're an architect, engineer, or designer, mastering the process of converting AutoCAD files to native Revit models is an invaluable skill that enhances your efficiency and capabilities. Join us on this educational journey and take your designs to the next level with the power of Helix!


Timestamps: 00:00 - Introduction 01:00 - Importing AutoCAD DWG file into Revit 01:45 - Intro Into Helix 02:05 - Mapping an Architectural AutoCAD File 04:35 - Converting an Architectural AutoCAD file to Revit 05:30 - Helix Supported Categories 06:00 - Converting 2D Pipes to Revit Model 06:10 - Conclusion

Thanks for watching! To download helix and try this workflow out for yourself, visit: www.evolvelab.io/helix

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