Layer-Icon-1-Create and Collect Create & Collect

Capture any kind of room data like photos, measurements, and text. Search and find what you need instantly with contextual data tagging.

Layer-Icon-2-Share and Collaborate Share & Collaborate

Create and share markups and tasks linked directly to room data. Access everything, even room data from Revit, on any device, anywhere. Even when you’re offline.

Layer-Icon-3-Connect and Integrate Connect & Integrate

Connect room types to the Revit model and instantly see up-to-date quantities and locations of room instances as the project progresses. Sync room type data to Revit parameters on all related room instances automatically as the types change.

Layer-Icon-4-Deliver and Report Deliver & Report

Create and export custom room data reports. Save standard survey forms and report templates for your team to use any time.

What is a Room Data Sheet?

A Room Data Sheet is a briefing tool that records what has been agreed upon for clients and contractors. It helps define requirements and archive periodical updates for each room.

They typically contain detailed information and requirements about a room or space, such as finishes, fixtures, furniture, equipment, MEP systems, and so forth.

Why Use a Room Data Sheet Template?

Most design professionals will work on more than one project in their career.

So, why start from scratch each time you start a new project?

Using a template for Room Data Sheets is a huge time saver that helps designers like you capture data consistently from project to project. Basically, think of this template as a company standard that can be customized for each project.

With a Room Data Sheet Template, you can:

  • Collect detailed information for each room in legible format
  • Communicate the design requirements of each room on a clear document
  • Record a client’s requirements and needs
  • Ensure that everyone on your team is collecting the same data consistently

What is Included in this Room Data Sheet Template?

To provide a clear overview of what goes into each room, we’ve included information such as:

Information for Room Data Sheets may vary by the type of projects or requirements that the clients are looking for. For example, Room Data Sheet examples for new construction and renovation projects will differ. Learn more about Architectural Room Data Sheets.

Why Use Room Data Sheet Software Linked to Revit?

Most architects use Revit to streamline their design process, but still resort to spreadsheets to input their room data manually.

It can be complicated to organize extensive information, especially for large-scale projects. Using Room Data Sheet software like Layer allows you to collect accurate data directly within Revit.

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Quickly Create and Collect Room Data Types

Room data takes a lot of time and energy for architects to organize. Let alone keeping up with the constant periodical changes during early design phase.

Layer keeps your data accessible with shared workflow and collaboration across your team on any devices in an extensive database.

Learn more on creating and managing Room Data Sheets with Layer.

“Layer maximized our efficiency. You wouldn’t believe how much time you spend looking for photos and notes until you don’t have to anymore. Data collected for a project is only valuable if it is accessible. With Layer, the information was always in front of us.”

Adam Sitzmann, Project Manager, BVH
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Integrate Room Data Seamlessly within Revit

One of the biggest benefit of using a Room Data Sheet software is its direct integration with your Revit model. You can get up-to-date quantities and locations of different rooms from your project in real time. 

Depending on your firm’s workflow, you can start entering data in Layer first before building your Revit model or vice versa. Regardless of your team’s preference, Layer allows you to have an accurate Room Data Sheet with automatic updates that sync with your Revit model.

“Layer dramatically increased our efficiency by helping us capture existing conditions data and photos accurately in one app. With Layer, our teams build trust and transparency knowing that the data was collected in one consistent format that can also be easily accessed in Revit.”

Jason Chen, AIA, BIM Manager, Beyer Blinder Belle
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Instantly Export Room Data Sheet Reports

Creating Room Data Sheet Reports in a presentable format is time-consuming, especially if it involves hundreds of rooms for a large-scale project.

Layer makes it easy to create detailed custom reports. You can also set a standard template to export all of your room data instantly.

Schedule a time below to see how Layer can improve the way you create and manage Room Data Sheets.

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