Chapter 20

Importing and Coordinating Models

It’s amazing that we’re up to Chapter 20, and yet I’m sure many readers are still unclear about how BIM fits in here. Yes, most of the previous chapters showed how you benefit from BIM when you change an item in one place and it changes in another—yada, yada, yada…. But you were probably sold on the whole “coordinating with your consultants” thing back when you were considering purchasing the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software. Well, here we are. It’s time to tackle that mystical ideology that has put our industry in a loose headlock.

  • Linking a Revit Structure model
  • Activating Copy/Monitor
  • Running interference detection
  • Importing and exporting AutoCAD®

Linking a Revit Structure Model

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