Adding Site Components

Adding a site component to Revit is no different than adding a desk or a door. A component is a component, as far as Revit is concerned. As you've learned, a component is hosted by a system component. For example, when you're inserting a window, there needs to be a wall, or Revit won't allow such a foolish transaction to occur. In Revit, you can host a site component to a level, but it's a bad idea to do so. When you add a site component, you always want to host that component to the actual topography.

The objective of this next procedure is to add parking components and plantings to the Revit model. Follow these steps:

  1. On the Insert tab, click the Load Family button.
  2. Scroll to the Parking directory. It's inside the

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