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Revit to Unity for Architecture, Visualization, and VR

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Get your Revit files up and running in Unity and create virtual reality experiences of architecture and engineering.

Are you underutilizing your 3D models? Would you like to showcase architecture and engineering by transforming your Revit files into virtual reality experiences? Join Logan Smith and explore strategic export methods for Revit files. Logan covers how to get Revit files ready for export, use the export views, link to a model, and reassign mapping. Then he shows how to import files into Unity and set up scenes. He also demonstrates how to begin visualization processes and prepare for more advanced Unity work that is covered in other courses.


  • Underutilizing your 3D models?
  • What you should know
1. Export from Revit
  • Prepare your Revit model for export
  • Set up your export views
  • Export geometry
  • Export IFC for BIM pipelines
2. 3ds Max
  • Link model into 3ds Max
  • Remap UVW
3. Import Geometry into Unity
  • Get to know the Unity interface
  • Organization in Unity projects
  • Import the geometry
  • Place geometry in a scene
  • Search and replace elements
  • Topography and context
4. New BIM Imports
  • IFC to Unity via Tridify
  • Working with Tridify metadata
5. Materials and Lighting
  • Introduction to materials in Unity
  • Import and create materials
  • Add materials to your scene
  • Introduction to lighting in Unity
  • Adjust your sunlight
6. Player Controls
  • Fly-through camera
  • First-person walkthrough
  • Room-scale VR
  • Next steps

Taught by

Logan Smith

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