Industry Talk    CS323453
The 24-Hour House: Assembled in 24 Hours Using Revit, Navisworks, and BIM 360 Field
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Encouraged by Autodesk University Las Vegas 2017’s motto to do “More, Better, With Less,” and knowing the alarming numbers of people around the world who still don’t have homes to live in—especially in countries such as Brazil, which unfortunately still struggles with social problems and poverty—this real Brazilian case will show how we can use technology to change the future. This project used Autodesk products such as Revit software (to design and to extract information), Navisworks software (to check collisions and plan the 4D construction sequence), and BIM 360 Field software (to monitor building processes). With a high-level multidisciplinary team, we were able to assemble a house live at the biggest construction fair in Brazil in a total of 23 work hours. With the spare hour, our team decided to have a classic Brazilian BBQ. The house was assembled—not built—in 24 hours, because most of the components had been prebuilt by the industry, much like how a car is assembled.

Key Learnings

  • Learn how to actually work in a multidiscipline project, using the most of Autodesk technology
  • Learn how to apply Autodesk technology in almost all of the uses of BIM along a build cycle life
  • Learn how to work with interoperability using IFC
  • Learn how to plan and coordinate this type of project