How to use the Layer Building Survey Template

Watch this short video to see Layer’s Building Survey example project in action.

Key Points in the Building Survey Example

In this 3-minute video, architect Zach Soflin, AIA, demonstrates an alternative to disconnected building survey tools like clipboards, spreadsheets, and cameras.

Here are the 5 key takeaways:

→ Eliminate redundant documentation work. Capture site visit photos and room data in one mobile app. No need to download and organize back at the office.

→ Search and find data by its room. Everything in Layer is linked to its location in the building. No digging through file folders or emails.

→ View Revit data in Layer. Push model quantities and locations for rooms into Layer. Write building survey data back to the Revit model.

→ View building survey data in Revit. See survey data right in Revit like existing condition photos, FF&E placements, area measurements, drawings, and more.

→ Create customizable deliverables. Layer automatically backfills site visit data into building survey reports. Edit reports directly in Layer without copying into third-party software like InDesign. Export reports as PDF shareable documents.

→ Get started quickly: Leverage Layer's building survey example template to start your project quickly.


If you’d like to see a live demo of the building survey example project, schedule a short call to get started →

Layer made the documentation process so much easier. Without Layer App, it would have taken days of work just labeling and identifying pictures. We didn’t have that time and the result would have been a less accurate restoration.

— Stacy Loeffler, PE, SE, Principal

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