As you have learned, Autodesk® InfraWorks™ allows you to share your design ideas with others in a way that is visually stunning and informative. One of the most powerful aspects of this capability is that you can easily build a large base model to provide context for your design. In this book we’ll refer to a base model as the existing conditions of your model as a whole—the parts that you do not propose to change. InfraWorks is capable of building this base model using many common types of data that are readily available. Adding these types of data to your model and configuring them properly are core skills that every InfraWorks user should know.
In this chapter, you’ll learn to