Create New Masses and Generic Revit Family Models with Ideate BIMLink

Ideate BIMLink allows the creation of new Mass and new Generic Model families in Revit using data from an Excel spreadsheet. To create new elements:

NOTE: If the specified 'Family and Type' value is not assigned Ideate BIMLink will create a new element based on the last valid element defined.


Mass elements are often used for space planning activities.  Existing customers can request a Massing sample dataset request a Massing sample dataset which includes a schedule, custom tag and corresponding Excel file that can be used to create new Masses using this method. 

Revit Massing Sample in BIMLink



Tips for Creating Rooms / Spaces

Rooms and Spaces will be set to the Design Option and/or Phase associated with the active view, regardless of the value for Phase or Design Option in the link.  If you need to create different Rooms / Spaces for different Phases or different Design Options follow these tips to ensure the best outcome:

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