Chapter 6. Modeling Principles in Revit I

Creating a BIM model requires modeling in 3D. This is very different from using abstract 2D lines, arcs, and text to represent your design. To work with Revit and be able to build a BIM model, you need to understand how a building is built and how various building parts, ranging from the building mass down to furniture assemblies, are constructed at various scales. You need to know how various building elements interact with and depend on each other, what materials they are made of, and how they are constructed and assembled. To this end, Revit provides a set of tools that enable you to build your model and all the elements that go into the model. Understanding the principles of modeling in the context ...

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