GRAITEC Revit add-in

“quickly connect … Revit models to the GRAITEC Advance suite and then optimize the design of their structures in accordance with North American and Eurocode standards and produce effective and error-free general arrangement drawings, fabrication drawings, BOMs, NC files for both steel and concrete structures.Read more.
GRAITEC BIM Connect is available on Autodesk Exchange for Autodesk Revit.”


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11 years ago

Hi Luke, I have just a few comments on this topic. The link you provide in your article points to the 2013 version of this product. However, there's a 2014 version of the GRAITEC BIM Connect add-in for Revit 2014, which requires a so called "prerequisite". This is an EXE file which deploys Microsoft's Jet Database Engine 64bit (AccessDatabaseEngine_X64.exe) for the 64bit version of Graitec’s add-in. We found out that there is a problem with this 64bit installation of Graitec BIM Connect 2014 on systems with Revit 2014 64bit and MS Office 2010 32bit (as recommended by Microsoft). This is… Read more »

Luke Johnson
11 years ago
Reply to  Cornel

Great comment, thanks!

11 years ago
Reply to  Cornel

Hi Luke, I'm back as promised, after having an answer from Graitec Canada concerning the conflict between the 64bit driver for MS Access 2010 deployed by Graitec BIM Connect, and the 32bit installation (as recommended by Microsoft) of MS Office 2010 (I suppose it's the same with MS Office 2013, but I cannot confirm). Basically, they offered me two solutions. The common aspect for the two solutions is to get rid of the Setup Wizard (which is installing the 64it driver) and to install only the MSI found in the downloaded ZIP file. In the first case scenario, they are… Read more »