Chapter 8. Concept Massing Studies

In this chapter you'll explore the early stages of design and how to generate initial massing studies used to iterate on design concepts. We introduce you to the tools in Revit that support early conceptual design workflows where the form is not only explored but also rationalized. Revit allows you to maintain continuity in design data as you move from the massing study into real building elements, making it possible to easily transform massing studies into buildings that can be documented and eventually built. We discuss various approaches for creating massing studies and the underlying principles of creating parametric mass elements using the new conceptual design environment. We will also introduce you to ...

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