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Top 5 Things to Know about Revit Structure 2025

Allen LevyApril 9th, 2024

There are several new features and enhancements made to Revit Structure that improve Design Productivity, Analysis, Interoperability, and Documentation Efficiency. Here are the top 5:

1. Parametric Splicing for Typical Rebar

This new feature improves design productivity when working with rebar sets. You can now splice one or several rebar sets at a selected position, splice by length, and modify the splices as needed.

Click along a rebar set to splice at that position or select a line reference in the view to splice all intersecting sets. Select and edit the splice type to adjust lap length, splice line position, uniform or staggered layout, as well as bar shift.

Alternatively, you can splice selected sets by length, according to the specified values of maximum length, minimum length, and run-out position.

Furthermore, the functionality extends to modifying existing rebar splices. You can seamlessly alter the splice type for selected intersections, adjust the splice position, visualize all splice lines within a specific view, and perform actions such as moving, rotating, or deleting one or multiple splices.


Also, you can easily visually inspect bars that require length adjustments. Using Revit filters, you can highlight bars exceeding the maximum length and require splitting/splicing.


This new feature significantly improves user efficiency and productivity in modeling accurate reinforcement of concrete structures.

2. Prevent Unexpected Changes to the Rebar Model

Another Design Productivity enhancement for rebar modeling is the ability to disable rebar constraints on individual bar handles. This ensures that if the geometry of a concrete host changes, the rebar will not automatically react to the change. This allows versatility when modeling rebar sets that need to maintain a certain size and shape and ensures that there will not be unexpected changes.


This feature enhances control over rebar modeling.

3. Local Coordinate System Orientation for Analytical Elements

This feature is an Analysis improvement. In Revit 2025, local coordinate system tools can be used for analytical members and panels to align axis orientation and direction. You can change or align the X axis orientation for multiple analytical members, use a reference line to align the X axis orientation, or you can flip the Z axis orientation for multiple analytical panels, all at the same time. This also supports the control of orientation for loads, boundary conditions, and results, while giving a clear understanding of the orientation of analytical elements for accurate structural analysis results interpretation.


This will improve analytical consistency with structural analysis software.

4. Revit to Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2025 Link Enhancements

Speaking of structural analysis software, these enhancements improve Interoperability with Autodesk Structural Analysis Professional 2025. The new local coordinate system tools in Revit are fully transferable to Robot 2025, resulting in greater consistency between programs. Additionally, the transfer of members that have been split has been enhanced.


The enhanced link between Revit 2025 and Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2025 better supports BIM centric structural analysis workflows.

5. Enhanced Documentation for Rebar Bending Details

Documentation efficiency is improved for Rebar Bending Details. You can now display bar bending information in the rebar tag to create drawings with detailed fabrication instructions.


To enhance the readability of the drawings, you are now able to move the dimensions and tags that are automatically placed with the bending details on the drawings, eliminating text overlaps with just a few clicks.


You can align tags in realistic bending details. Tags are positioned relative to the bounding box of the bending detail. Multiple alignment bending details is available too.

This new functionality allows detailers to create more complete shop drawings, following industry best practices for reducing fabrication errors and on-site rework, while also streamlining coordination between designers and fabricators by improving the clarity of shop drawings in Revit.


The focus of this Revit Structure 2025 release are new features and enhancements that improve Design Productivity, Analysis, Interoperability, and Documentation Efficiency. There are several, and these are some of the more interesting features.

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