Discover What's New in Autodesk Revit 2024.2: Enhancements, Integration, and Features Update

November 10, 2023 2 min read

Discover What's New in Autodesk Revit 2024.2: Enhancements, Integration, and Features Update

Discover What's New in Autodesk Revit 2024.2: Enhancements, Integration, and Features Update

Autodesk Revit continues to establish itself as a leader in the architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) industries with its latest update, Revit 2024.2. This update presents a wealth of enhancements, furthering the integration of external tools and improving user experience with new features that streamline workflows and foster open collaboration. Here we will delve into the key highlights and how they contribute to a more efficient and integrated design process.

Enhanced Open Workflows and Performance

Revit 2024.2 marks a significant step towards seamless interoperability by including native support for STEP file import, removing the need for previous workarounds. This feature greatly simplifies the integration of 3D CAD data into BIM models, promoting collaborative work across different platforms. Furthermore, the performance improvements for IFC files with multi-threaded processing, and the roadmap towards IFC4.3 certification, show Autodesk's commitment to openBIM standards and workflows.

Dynamo for Revit 2.19

The integration of Dynamo version 2.19 within Revit enhances computational design capabilities. With improved search functionality that accounts for typographical errors and provides more relevant results, designers can quickly locate the specific nodes and packages they require, thereby saving time. This version also introduces enhanced package node identification and a more refined Python editor experience, among other upgrades.

Single Sign-On to Twinmotion

The collaboration between Revit and Twinmotion has been taken to the next level with Single Sign-On (SSO) using an Autodesk ID, streamlining access to Twinmotion's immersive visualization capabilities directly from Revit.

Revit Home Tech Preview and Dark Theme for Schedules

The new Revit Home, currently in Tech Preview, introduces better navigation within Revit, while the dark theme for schedules and improved color conversion contribute to a user experience that is more consistent, comfortable, and conducive to extended work sessions.

Autodesk Forma and Solar Energy Analysis

Autodesk Forma's latest addition of solar energy analysis further empowers architects and engineers to design energy-efficient and sustainable buildings by simulating the sun's path and analyzing the impact of shading. This early-stage design tool supports critical decisions regarding solar panel placement and window orientation.

Twinmotion 2023.2 Release

Twinmotion 2023.2 introduces the dynamic global illumination and reflections system, Lumen, from Unreal Engine 5, elevating the realism of architectural visualizations in real-time. Coupled with the ability to import animated assets and enhanced scene authoring capabilities, Twinmotion becomes an even more powerful tool for architects.

Autodesk Data Connector for Power BI

The Autodesk Data Connector for Power BI, now in Beta, facilitates the creation of dashboards that reflect design data, enabling project stakeholders to maintain updated insights throughout the lifecycle of a project.

Further Resources and Autodesk University

Autodesk University 2023 promises a wealth of information with numerous Revit courses from industry experts, covering AI, BIM, CAD, data, and cloud technologies. Additionally, Autodesk's commitment to transparency is evident in their updated roadmaps, which give users a glimpse into future developments for Revit and other AEC technologies.

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