Chapter 24Fabrication

The Autodesk® Revit® MEP software got a tremendous

boost in the 2016 version with the incorporation of fabrication detailing. This workflow is aimed at construction companies that are required to produce installation-ready documentation. Although this workflow is now integrated into Revit, this chapter explores some limitations and offers ideas on how to get around them.

Fabrication tools are primarily aimed at the fabricator, but they also include tools that people in the consulting world have been waiting for. As this is the first outing, so to speak, for the fabrication toolset in Revit MEP, it is somewhat difficult to judge what will become industry recommendations with tried and tested workflows. So, this chapter ...

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