Understanding Floor Modeling Methods
Floors are likely to be one of the first sketch-based elements you will encounter in Revit. Many families in the default libraries are floor hosted, so you must first have a floor before placing such components. Consequently, these components will be deleted if the floor that hosts them is deleted. You can find a more detailed discussion on creating families in Chapter 15, “Family Editor,” but for now let's review the fundamental types of floors that can exist in a Revit project: a floor, a structural floor, a floor by face, and a pad.
The traditional floor object is a sketch-based element comprised of ...