Convert SketchUp 3D Warehouse Component to Revit

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1 | Download the SketchUp model from the 3D Warehouse

2 | Map Component in Helix

  • Open the the Helix UI by clicking the Helix Icon in SketchUp
  • Select the component
  • In the SELECTED ELEMENTS section change the selected Component “Macan 2015” to DXF in the dropdown

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3 | Sync with Revit

  • Click the Sync SketchUp button in the Helix UI
  • With Revit open, click the Load Model button in the EvolveLAB Revit Ribbon Tab

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4 | Render in Enscape (Optional) :smiley:

NOTE: When converting transparent SketchUp materials to Revit, we increase the glossiness automatically with the assumption that the majority of transparent materials will have reflections. (You can change the material appearance asset attributes to further refine)

Ideas & Feedback

Let us know how we can improve this workflow.
There are some ideas that would be cool to hear opinions on how important they are to this workflow:

  • creating a new Revit material editor for these components
  • other ideas that could be useful to this workflow
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