Chapter 21. Moving from Design to Detailed Documentation

In this chapter we discuss how to expand the model documentation to include construction details. Details are typically created by embellishing section or plan views of the model with additional 2D elements. The use of 2D detail families in Revit allows you to complete a set of construction documents for a client or contractor quickly and easily without the burden of having to model every component and detail within the project in 3D.

In this chapter, you'll learn to:

  • Create drafting views

  • Import and link CAD details

  • Create 2D detail components

Advancing the Design

In the lifecycle of a project, eventually it becomes necessary to add details to the model that are then used to build the building. ...

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