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Mastering Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012 by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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Creating Complex Curtain Walls

Often at the early stages of design, as an architect or designer, you need to be able to model curtain wall systems that indicate design intent. These systems need to be flexible and robust enough to allow us to explore design iteration, but they also need to be useful enough downstream as your project moves from concept to design development and then on to fabrication.

In Revit Architecture you can build Concept Curtain Walls utilizing Revit conceptual massing tools. There are two potential workflows, and it's important to understand the differences. You can model your curtain wall system directly within the project environment from massing forms, or you can build it as a family within a conceptual design environment. ...

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