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Links to Revit Content online


Wilkhahn Mediacenter - download - CAD files - Brochures

Content table

Link Type Quantity
(1 to 10)
Quality Discipline $$$ /


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.

Community Content

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

Design Content

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
Chronomite http://chronomite.com/Chronomite-Tankless-Electric-Water-Heaters/Good-Instant-Flow-SR.html
ClimateMaster http://www.climatemaster.com/index/comm_literature
Greenheck http://www.greenheck.com/drawings/
Kohler http://www.us.kohler.com/tech/cadsymbol/cadsymbol.jsp?nsection=1&nsubsection=1&nitem=link8
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/
McQuay http://www.mcquay.com/McQuay/BIM/Revit-BIMFiles
Price http://www.price-hvac.com/software/revit/
Ruskin http://www.ruskin.com/revit.aspx
Sierra http://www.sierra-fas.com/building-information-modeling-bim.asp
Sloan http://www.sloanvalve.com/Customer_Care/Technical_Downloads.aspx
Taco http://www.taco-hvac.com/en/cad_wizard.html
Temprite http://www.tempriteheating.com/building-information-modeling-bim.asp
Titus http://www.titus-hvac.com/software/revit/Revit.asp
Trane http://www.trane.com/Commercial/Products/product-templates/CadUserCategorySelect.aspx?i=1154
Victaulic http://www.victaulic.com/content/cadandsoftware.htm
Watts http://www.watts.com/pro/whatsnew/whatsnew_3dCAD.asp


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
 Lightolier http://www.lightolier.com/resources/downloads.jsp#BIM
 Mono Systems http://www.monosystems.com/revit.asp
 Siemon http://www.siemon.com/us/download/bim.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

3D Warehouse

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?

via Redstack

Autodesk Seek

IMAGINiT Utilities for Revit

Revit DB (some families are made for the Portuguese market)

Breezway Louvres

Big Ass Fans (This page is restricted to those users who have created an account - please register or login)

A&L Windows (Revit 2012 version files)

Bradnams Windows & Doors

Capral Aluminium

Alspec (Aluminium Window Systems) – (Must register to access Revit 3D files)

Trend Windows & Doors (Must register and log-in to access Trend Technical information)

 Steel Select

Miele BIM

  Fisher Paykel

Velux Roof Windows

 Smart BIM Library

 ARCAT BIM Objects Revit Works

Revit Families Online Clipsal Revit Families

RubySketch (National BIM Library) Caroma

Parametric Components (formally Revit Components)

 NATSPEC Building Information Modelling Portal (Keynoting)

 Kiwi Codes Solutions

Herman Miller




BIM Store

JELD-WEN Architectural Toolbox

AWS (Architectural Window Systems) (Free registration required)

KingSpan Air Delivery Systems

Eagle Lightning Australia (Revit & IES files)

GE Lighting

Thorn Lighting Brightgreen (LED Lighting)

Modlar Architectural Content


Andersen Windows

 James Hardie (Accel)

RVT Tools – Paint Plugin

Resene BIM Colour Files

 Philips Ledalite

Bradley Corporation

Victaulic (MEP Content)

COES Australia - Coestilen (HDPE Drainage Systems)

Britex - BIM

Modlar BIM Content (US /Australian content) (Must register and log-in to access information)

Zumtobel (LED Lighting)

 Kilargo (MEP Fire Protection)

Yepsketch (Must register and log-in to access information)

 Geberit (3D Bathroom files)

Supawood (Architectural Lining Systems)

Oliveri (3D Australian Sinks & Tapware)

 Pierlite Lighting Solutions

Galvin Engineering (Health care & Aged Care families)

Rheem Commercial Products (Must register & log-in to access)

 LimeLite (LED Lighting)

Knauf Australia (Knauf Revit Plugin)

Please comment if you would like any additions / changes.

1 comment:

    Also need to find kids zone families.