In this chapter, I focus on a number of tools and techniques related to producing renderings for the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry. I cover the Autodesk Revit application and how geometry and materials come into 3ds Max Design, I provide an overview of the lighting analysis tools that can assist with LEED 8.1 certification for designs, and I cover a few techniques for nonphotorealistic renderings.
In this chapter, you will learn to
Use a Revit FBX file within 3ds Max/Design
Create light meters and a lighting analysis image overlay
Create nonphotorealistic renderings
Of course, the first thing you need to do before being able to use a ...