Importing 3D Data

Now that we have discussed using 2D reference data, we will cover how to use 3D model data within your Revit project. There are many valid reasons for modeling outside of Revit, including software expertise, availability of content or generation, and optimization of complex geometry. The following sections will explore some situations in which model data can be shared between programs, including

  • Imported data as a mass
  • Imported data as a face
  • Imported data as an object

Imported Data as a Mass

In Chapter 9, “Advanced Modeling and Massing,” you will learn more about harnessing the impressive modeling tool set in Revit's conceptual massing environment; however, the fast and flexible process of design may lead architects to a ...

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