Integrate Autodesk Revit (Tech Preview) Using FME

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Ways to Use FME with Autodesk Revit Data

Integrate Revit BIM Data with Other Systems

Convert Revit BIM data for use with hundreds of external systems and file formats including Esri File Geodatabase, MicroStation, AutoCAD DWG, Microsoft Excel, AutoCAD Civil 3D, SketchUp, Oracle, 3D PDF, IFC, and more.
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Move Revit Data into Business Systems

Convert Revit Data to GIS

FME simplifies the process of importing data from complex BIM files into GIS for analysis. Instead of loading the entire model, use FME to select only the areas of interest such as the building shell shown here.
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Extract 2D Floor Plans from Revit

The Revit reader in FME provides Data Views, which allow you to extract subsets of data from a BIM model. For example, you might extract 2D floor plan representations of the 3D BIM geometry. Here pictured is a Revit file transformed for use in Esri ArcGIS.
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Extract Attributes from Revit for Use in Spreadsheets

Sometimes you only need a spreadsheet of data from Revit, not the entire rich model. In this example, you can use FME’s Revit reader to extract COBie schedules and place the data into Excel spreadsheets. Tutorial: Extracting COBie data from Revit

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Customer Stories Involving Autodesk Revit and FME



HOK is an architecture-engineering firm that uses FME to move data between Revit, CityEngine, SketchUp, and more.



Forsmark Power Group

FME is used in the decommissioning of a nuclear power plant to integrate Revit, IFC, AutoCAD, Excel, Esri, and other data.



Esri & Quinn Evans Architects

FME technology was used to blend data and add coordinates to Revit data and export to ArcGIS.


About Autodesk Revit (Tech Preview)

Autodesk Revit is building information modelling (BIM) software for design and construction professionals.


The table below outlines how Autodesk Revit (Tech Preview) is supported by our different FME products, and on which platform(s) the reader and/or writer runs.

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