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Lesson 03 | Working with Revit Elements and Families

This lesson describes how to work with different types of Revit elements and families. You begin the lesson by learning about building elements and families. Then, you learn about the recommended practices for working with elements and families. The lesson concludes with an exercise on Revit elements and families.

You create a building model by adding elements to it. These elements represent the different parts of a building, such as windows and doors. Revit provides collections of similar types of elements, called families. For example, a building model has different types of windows, such as fixed and opening, which can be of different sizes. The fixed windows of different sizes can form ...

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