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|Autodesk Seek||content aggregated by Autodesk; contains default Revit families as well as manufacturer-specific content||10||Low-Med||All||Free|
|ARCAT||generic and manufacturer-specific content; modeled by ARCAT||Med (?)||Free|
|bimstore||manufacturer-specific content; modeled by bimstore||?||Free|
|National BIM Library||free-to-use platform neutral UK BIM Objects (in IFC and RVT)||6||?||Free|
|BIMobject||Revit add-in available||2||?|
|BIMstop.com||generic & manufacturer specific content; modeled by BIMstop, 3rd party uploads.||?||?|
|SmartBIM||manufacturer-specific content; modeled by SmartBIM||?||Free|
|Polantis||A portal of content from various companies in a many different BIM and 3D formats|
|Productspec||Almost 1500 Revit families||5||?||All / MEP||Free|
|Sweets||manufacturer-specific content, modeled by manufacturers. Various formats.||?||Free, reg.|
|RevitComponents||manufacturer-specific and general content, mostly modeled by site author||?||Free|
|ArcXL||Revit and CAD details (2D); drafted by ArcXL||?||Free, reg.|
|CADdetails||company and product information both by CSI Master Format category||?||?|
|RevitCity||downloadable user content||9||Low (varies)||All||Free, reg.|
Quality is subjective – please modify based on your experience.
RevitForum – downloadable user content, no quality control; free, registration required for downloading content.
CADForum – content for AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Revit, Inventor and other 2D and 3D CAD applications by Autodesk.
Content for Sale
Revit Furniture – furniture for sale, with some free families
CADworks – Revit MEP manufacturer specific, generic, & metric content.
BIMXchange – Content + Delivery.
Piping Productivity – Fittings + Pipe Types.
Broutek – buy and download content; purchase content credit packs which range from $32 to $60 per credit; content custom made by request/payment.
PinnacleCAD – custom content creation for fee; samples available.
Yellowbryk – premade Revit content and custom content services.
RevitBay – premade Revit content.
FormFonts – subscription site with a variety of content and formats, can’t filter for specific formats
TurboSquid – variety of general content; high quality. (Hyperlink will direct to Revit content)
ArchVision RPC – wide variety of rendered entourage; high quality.
Subscription Content Services
Other / uncategorized
* revit-content.com – Windows
* CADworks – BIMXchange for MEP Content – http://www.cadworks.net/products/bimxchange
* Anderson Windows – http://www.andersenwindows.com/servlet/Satellite/Architects/Page/Architects_Detail/1091556950140/
* iLevel – http://www.ilevel.com/services/Revit.aspx
Content provided by individuals / users
Manufacturer Revit Content
Armstrong Ceilings and Walls
Bradley Plumbing & Specialty Equipment (1000+ Families)
Hilti (fasteners and firestop)
Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors
Kimball Office – Furniture
Kolbe Windows and Doors
Kalwall Translucent Building System
James Hardie (for 2012 zips – curtain walls and basic walls)
Discipline Specific Content
Simpson Strong-Tie http://www.strongtie.com/drawings/revit.asp
Mechanical & Piping
American Standard http://www.americanstandard-us.com/resources/
AO Smith Water Heaters http://www.hotwater.com/lit/revit.html
Applied Air http://appliedair.com/building-information-modeling-bim.asp
L.J. Wing http://www.ljwing.com/building-information-modeling-bim.asp
Loren Cook http://www.lorencook.com/About/destools.shtml
SPX Cooling http://spxcooling.com/en/about/detail/revit-files/
Acuity Brands Lighting http://www.acuitybrandslighting.com/BIM/
elliptipar Building Information Modeling (Revit) files http://elliptipar.com/bimrevit.aspx
Focal Point Lights http://www.focalpointlights.com/resources/BIM.html
Mono Systems http://www.monosystems.com/revit.asp
Visa Lighiting http://www.visalighting.com/site/resources/bim-building-information-modeling
Related Blog Posts (with content links)
Non-Revit 3D and BIM Content
This data originated at this blog post (by James Van). It has been copied here to allow for community updating and modification. It relates to the discussion and formulation of Open Revit Standards because this content will have been created to a wide variety of different standards. SUGGESTION – implement a ranking system for these sites?
Please comment if you would like any additions / changes.