The One About 1/4 Model = Full Elevation

There are times when you are working in Revit where you have to remember:  Just because you can model the interior of a keyhole, doesn’t mean that you should.  Take time and look at the big picture, consider where you are at in the process, and what you need to present.  There have been many times in my career where i have over modeled, only to find myself looking at numerous changes and a massive loss in productivity.  There have also been times where i needed to move from a 1/4 complete model, to a schematic elevation in 15 minutes.  One strength that Revit has is the ability to work in 2.5D – a bit of modeling, a bit of line work, some filled region areas, and an elevation can come together from a rough massing model:



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