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

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Revit for the Builder

Now that we have reviewed some basic functionality a design team might use in the construction phase, let's take a look at how a builder (contractor, subcontractor, or construction manager) uses Revit in the industry today.

Revit is often referred to as a design application; however, contractors are using Revit more frequently as both a model authoring and project analysis tool. Although builders use Revit to obtain different results than design professionals, many of the processes and functions are the same; they are merely applied in unique ways.

A builder might use Revit in one of several scenarios. Likely to be the most popular situation is the case in which builders will utilize Revit to construct their own virtual ...

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