Your firm won a project contract! Now what? Congrats! But before you start designing or modeling geometry in…
April 4, 2023
The Interior Design Process Explained
In this article, we’ll discuss the who, what, and how of the Interior Design process. Let’s get started!……
October 12, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to How to Specify Door Hardware
In this article, door hardware expert Ryan Shoop, walks us through the door hardware specification process. As an…
September 14, 2022
How to Create Room Data Sheets Linked to Revit
Here’s a step-by-step tutorial for using Layer to create robust Room Data Sheets and custom reports without excel.
July 22, 2022
How to do FF&E Schedules in Revit
Learn how to place and schedule FF&E alongside your Revit model.
July 21, 2022
An Introduction to Adaptive Reuse Architecture
In this article, we’ll introduce you to the basic concepts and requirements for designing Adaptive Reuse architecture. What…
June 10, 2022
Architectural Room Data Sheets Explained
New to the Architectural Room Data Sheet process? Or maybe you need a better workflow for organizing room…
May 17, 2022
FF&E Procurement Explained
Learn the ins and outs of the FF&E Procurement process.
March 30, 2022
Introduction to Project Templates
Get up and running with our new Project Templates feature.
February 24, 2021
Construction Administration Phase and Closing Out the Revit Model
Here’s what the design team needs to know about what they do and how to close out the Revit model during Construction Administration.
February 23, 2021
Construction Documents Phase and Preparing the Revit Model for Bid
Learn what scope is included in the Construction Documents phase and what it takes to prepare your Revit model to go out for bid.
February 23, 2021
Design Development Phase and Coordinating Around the Revit Model
Learn how to coordinate teams around the Revit model as it develops during the Design Development phase.
February 19, 2021
Schematic Design Phase and Evolving the Revit Model
We’ll review the typical scope that architects are responsible for and how the Revit model evolves during the second phase of the architectural design process.
February 19, 2021
Architectural Design Phases: Pre-Design and Starting the Revit Model
Learn the scope and deliverables that architects are responsible for and how the Revit model begins in the architectural design phases.
April 9, 2022
The FF&E Process Explained
In this guide, we’ll review the FF&E process and the tools you need to implement and deliver FF&E projects.
July 22, 2021
The Architectural Design Process Explained
In this article, you’ll learn about the five phases of the architectural design process and answer the question: what do architects do?
September 30, 2020
4 Strategies for Simplifying the Pre-Design Phase
Gathering information in the early days of a project usually means a lot of back and forth via…
September 14, 2020
Two Easy Ways to Organize Project Data with Saved Views
Learn how to organize project data into sub categories or by tracking live field attributes.
July 14, 2020
How to Connect FF&E to Revit Workflows
What is FF&E? FF&E is shorthand for Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment. In the architecture and interior design realms,…
May 12, 2020
How to use the Barcode Scanner for Asset Management
Accessing asset data in Layer is made simple by using the new mobile Barcode Scanner for iOS Here’s…
May 7, 2020
How to Connect Meeting Minutes to Revit
Learn how take meeting minutes that connect to Revit
May 18, 2020
Room Data Sheets in 10 Easy Steps
Here’s a quick tutorial for using Layer to efficiently create and manage Room Data Sheets
May 19, 2020
Smarter Meeting Minutes in 8 Easy Steps
Here’s a quick tutorial for using Layer Smart Docs to take more efficient Meeting Minutes
August 17, 2019
Quick Punchlists in 6 Easy Steps
Learn how to easily perform one of Layer’s core workflows, Punchlists. Are you looking for a more integrated…
May 15, 2020
Efficient Work Orders in 10 Easy Steps
Here’s a quick tutorial for using Layer to efficiently manage Work Orders
May 17, 2020
Faster Facility Audits in 9 Easy Steps
Whether you call them Facility Audits or Building Condition Surveys, building data and photos that would ordinarily be…
May 16, 2020
Consistent Conditions Assessments in 9 Easy Steps
Learn how to easily perform one of Layer’s core workflows for historic preservation building professionals, the Conditions Assessment.…