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Free Guide to Revit Family Creation


REVIT 12/12/2018

Revit family creation is an important skill to have in today's market.

Revit is a powerful tool but isn't always the easiest to learn on the fly - especially when it comes to the nuances of specialized tasks like creating Revit families from scratch.

Whether you're building Revit content for yourself, your firm, or a class, we've compiled a set of Revit family creation tutorial videos that guide you through different skills and process that you will need to understand in order to become a pro at making Revit families.

This is a working compilation of Revit tutorials, so we're always updating and adding new content as we go. If you have an idea of what you'd like to see added to this page, submit a comment below.


Build a Parametric Adaptive Component in Revit

In this BIMsmith Revit Tutorial, Pete from the BIMsmith team walks you through how to work with adaptive components in Revit. He guides you as you build an adaptive Revit family in Revit using points, adding parameters, and then applying it to a divided surface.



How to Add Rotational Parameters to Nested Geometry in Revit Families

The ability to set rotation parameters for an object in Revit is an important skill to know. It can be useful in all kinds of applications and allows you to add key functionality to a Revit object that doesn't quite reflect the flexible/rotational properties you want it to.





BIMsmith Logo - Free Revit FamiliesBIMsmith is a free cloud platform for architects, designers, and building professionals to research, select, and download building product data. Search, discover, compare, and download free Revit families on BIMsmith Market, or build complete, data-rich Revit wall, floor, ceiling, and roof systems faster with BIMsmith Forge