Chapter 17

Creating Families

As you’re probably becoming acutely aware, having the right content makes or breaks an Autodesk® Revit® Architecture project. I’m sure you’re also very aware that, other than the content Autodesk has provided and the content you downloaded from this book’s web page, you don’t have anywhere near the amount of content you need to start a project! That being said, it’s time to buckle down and dig into how Revit works and see how having adjustable, parametric families will turn you into a Revit fan for life.

  • Creating a basic family
  • Using a complex family to create an arched door
  • Creating an in-place family

Creating a Basic Family

The first item we’ll tackle is how to create a basic family. We’ll start with the creation ...

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