What is a family in the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software? In the simplest terms, a family can be thought of as repeatable geometry for use in a project. You will now take a step back from the modeling exercises in the previous chapters to develop a better understanding of the basic building blocks that make up a Revit Architecture project.
In this chapter, you learn the following skills:
- Understanding the model hierarchy
- Working with system families
- Working with component families
Understanding the Model Hierarchy
In Chapters 2 (“Walls and Curtain Walls”), 3 (“Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings”), and 4 (“Stairs, Ramps, and Railings”), you learned about some basic model elements such as walls, floors, and roofs. These ...