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Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015: Autodesk Official Press by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel

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Chapter 2Applying the Principles of the User Interface and Project Organization

After more than a decade in the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, Autodesk® Revit® software continues to be unique in its combination of powerful features and ease of use. Revit may not be the absolute best tool to design and document every imaginable building type, but its features and functions make the vast majority of production tasks much more efficient and accurate.

Revit is a completely bidirectional, multiuser working environment, so if you compare its functionality to other 2D computer-aided drafting (CAD) or 3D BIM tools, stop now. Instead of layers and vectors, you will be using terms such as projects, components, and parameters ...

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