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Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011: No Experience Required by Eric Wing

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Chapter 1. The Revit World

Before we get started, I think we should set the record straight. I'm sure you have seen plenty of presentations on how wonderful and versatile this 3D Revit revolution thing is. And I'm sure you may be thinking, "This all seems way too complicated for what I do. Why do I need 3D anyway?"

The answer to that question is: you don't. What do you do to get a job out — that is, after the presentation has run its course and you are awarded the project? Your first step is to redraw the plans. Next comes the detail round-up game we have all come to love: we pull the specs together, and then we plot. This is quite a simple process, and guess what? It works.

Well, it has worked up until this 3D thing showed up. Now the process seems ...

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