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Using Revit for Architectural Design Concepts and Feasibility Visualisation

Introduction Our team were recently contracted by Make Consulting to create visualisations and architectural drawings so that our client could carry out a feasibility study for some existing designs. Our client had a tight, 2 week deadline to meet which they required us to meet. To complete the contract we produced four individual buildings within…
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Scan Data of Grade II Listed Church

Blog on Survey to Supply Point Cloud – Grade II Listed Church We’ve recently found some software that allows us to display our scan data online! Here is an example of the scan data we collected at the Grade II listed building in Staffordshire. Potree is a free open-source browser based point cloud renderer. The…
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Melbourne Central Tower, Point Cloud to Revit Model

SolidPoint have just completed the second phase Revit model of a project that we have been involved with since February 2017. We have modelled the majority of retail units and main lobby surrounding a high-rise building in the centre of Melbourne, Australia. Land Surveys Ltd provided us with several point clouds which we used to create…
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Back to Basics – Fire Escape Plans from Point Cloud Data and Revit

So as most people who have looked through our website have gathered, we are specialist scan to BIM surveyors, producing beautiful BIM ready Revit models of buildings ready for refurbishment design, however last week I was approached with the question: "So I know you guys do really fancy 3D work, can you use that 3D…
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Scan to BIM – Our Architectural Revit Model of NHS Hospital

The NHS trust has issued need for refurbishment in a UK hospital. Working for Skanska we have been asked to collect and supply above ceiling scan data of existing services as well as a 3D Revit architectural model of the surrounding areas. Scan to BIM is a method of surveying that is becoming increasingly popular and…
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Point Cloud Collection and Extensive Survey of Oakham School

Back in July SolidPoint were invited down to Oakham School to survey the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, surrounding buildings and nearby public house, The Odd House. We spent 3 days on site collecting data; including a range of coloured, black and white scans, topography data and 360 degree images. It was essential to communicate to the…
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Elevations and Site Survey – Morland Mews, London

Morland Mews is a private road in Islington, London. Our clients required all elevations of the road and it is not disclosed as of yet what they needed the survey for. However, the elevations and site survey that we produced could be used for extensions, renovations, record keeping or even re-purposing the buildings. An existing…
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Survey to Supply Point Cloud – Grade II Listed Church

In 2016, SolidPoint were commissioned by Lime Architecture to survey a Grade II listed church in Staffordshire. The building was in a dilapidated state, so all appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) was worn. It looked like the building had been neglected for a number of years as vegetation towered up against the externals of the church. We…
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Gatehouse in Sheffield – Laser Scanning and Revit Survey

We’ve recently found ourselves undertaking a laser-scanned survey in Sheffield of an eye-catching gatehouse in Kenwood Hall.  Our commissioners, Franklin Ellis Architects expressed the need for a BIM ready 3D survey. For this project we used our Faro X130 laser scanner to capture both the exterior and interior of the building, we then moved into…
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