Chapter 11

Rendering

There are several points in your project when you will want to represent your building model with real-world materials, texture, and lighting. To achieve this in Autodesk Revit Architecture, you are going to create renderings from your 3D views. The Revit platform uses the mental ray render engine as a renderer, which in turn allows you to create realistic renderings from within the software. This chapter will show you how to generate images directly within Revit. This approach lets you keep working on the design while you create presentation images for your clients.

Rendering can be a complicated and time-consuming process because you want to develop an image that is visually accurate and appealing. It is not uncommon for ...

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