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Re: Complicated Family, Where do I start

02-21-2012 01:41 PM in reply to: rrenault

I’m just following up on what the others have posted. I always start by looking for a family that comes close, saving it under a new name and altering to my needs. The examples that ccollins provided are as good as you are going to get without doing anything. If you need to get more detailed I would consider using the conceptual massing tool or possible another application and importing the end results into Revit. Also, Revit has a nice rendering engine, but if you render in 3D max you will have more control and better end results. I have included a few links that may be helpful:


Conceptual Massing Tool:'s_Guide/0140-Prelimin140/0208-Conceptu20...


Families WikiHelp:'s_Guide/0325-Build_th325/1279-Revit_Fa12...


Hope this was useful and thanks for postings 

Alan Quinn
Support Specialist
Product Support
Autodesk, Inc.

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