Sketchup to Revit

Here we outline the workflow from Sketchup Make (2013) to Revit 2014.

Importantly we need to save the Sketchup file to version 8 for this to work properly.

1. Create a new Sketchup model

Make it simple to begin with. Just a cube or series of cubes.

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2. Save Sketchup model as version 8

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3. Open Revit

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4. Create an “In Place Mass”

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5. Insert and Link/Import the Sketchup file

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6. “Finish” the Mass

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7. Use the 3D view in Revit to check everything is there

Shit + Middle click will “orbit”

Alt + Middle click will “pan”

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8. Add Plan view to Sheet

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8. Annotate/check scale is correct

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9. Edit in Sketchup

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10. Remember to save the Sketchup model as version 8 everytime :/

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11. Reload the Link (after editing in Sketchup)

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Add walls by Sketchup model (in place mass) face

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View in plan

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Last modified: May 11, 2015