Friday, February 20, 2015

More on Revit Massing

My last post was a bit cryptic, so here is a slightly more verbose version:

You create a Mass family file.  In the creation of the file you have good control over the solids you are drawing and the file I drew ended up looking like this:

A bit grey and bland.  

Then you open a new project and bring in this family.  Then it is just a matter of choosing the Massing & Site tab and picking on say Roof and picking what you want to be a roof etc.

Then it ends up looking like this:

Of course at some stage in a perspective view like this you have to hide in the view the mass, otherwise it shows through as a grey shape under everything. This building shown has been moved on from this stage - it seems architecture might be an iterative process after all?

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