BIM Tools

Applications for Revit and Assets for BIM

BIM continues to expand in use as its benefits have become increasingly evident. Angelus Block recognizes the need for tools to bring efficiency to the workflow of architects, engineers, and designers—especially as it relates to masonry. We highly recommend the following:

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Angelus-Sponsored Tools

Masonry-Intelligent Add-In for Revit®

Masonry iQ DESIGN is a Revit add-in that generates a true component level BIM model for masonry units. Sections and bond patterns are drawn for you by Masonry iQ and kept in sync with data in the model. Check modularity, and create custom patterns, rendering with content from Angelus Block, and many more benefits, all without overwhelming Revit with data.

Angelus shapes and designs in 3D models

BrowBrowse sizes, configurations, colors, and textures and preview the resulting unit in real time. Downloaded models include SketchUp and AutoCAD files, along with color/texture maps.
Free To The User.

Design and Download Custom Wall Assemblies.

Founded by practicing architects who envisioned a better way of working with Revit, BIMsmith® created a unique and easy-to-use web-based app to assemble and generate walls, floors, ceilings, and roofs. Forge lets you quickly form complete Revit assemblies.

Download Angelus CMU Revit Families and More

Market includes Angelus CMU families, starter wall assemblies, specifications and data sheets.

Recommended Third-Party Services and Apps


An Angelus-recommended service for masonry-specific, unit-level modeling for precise evaluation of material use, placement and design. Learn more about how CAD BLOX benefits the project in design and preconstruction phases.

Masonry iQ BUILD

Created for contractors, Masonry iQ BUILD creates estimates from highly accurate component level data models. Contractors can model rebar, pull quantities, and tie cost to a full masonry assembly, creating a thorough and accurate bid. Available by subscription from 3DiQ.

Angelus Block BIM Tools