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Mastering: Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011 by James Vandezande, Phil Read, Eddy Krygiel

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Chapter 5. Managing a Revit Project

Understanding Revit and how to use the software is not a difficult challenge. The real challenge in understanding Revit and BIM is determining how it changes your organization's culture and your project's workflow. Revit can be more than just a different way to draw a line. In this chapter, we'll focus on what those changes are and provide some tools, tips, and tricks on how to manage the changes.

In this chapter, you'll learn to:

  • Understand a BIM workflow

  • Staff a BIM project

  • Work in a large team

  • Create details in Revit

  • Perform quality control on your Revit model

Understanding a BIM Workflow

Regardless of the workflow you have established, moving to BIM is going to be a change. In Chapter 1, "Beyond Basic Documentation," ...

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