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Revit® Architecture 2015: A Hands-On Guide by H. Edward Goldberg

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Chapter 1. The BIM and Revit Architecture: The Building Information Model and BIM Software

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Image used with the permission of Autodesk, Inc. © 2014.

Chapter Objectives

Understand the history and concept of Building Information Modeling (BIM).

Understand the concept of parametric modeling.

Understand why parametric building modeling matters.

Understand the concept of the one-model Building Information Modeling concept.

Introduction

Thirty-one years ago, Autodesk created AutoCAD and revolutionized architectural drafting for the masses. With the introduction of AutoCAD, production time decreased significantly. Regardless, AutoCAD was only ...

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