Parking Content (feat. Aaron Maller)

I came across this video that Aaron Maller posted a few days ago and I thought it was worth sharing. In it, Aaron is simply laying out some Parking families in Revit, but it is interesting to see the various ways in which people build and use their own content. There are almost always things that you can learn from other people to improve your own methods and content.

Here are a few things that I found noteworthy…

First, there are some commonalities between all of the families:

  • The thickness of the stripe is shown in plan. This is not the standard when creating site plans, usually parking stripes are only shown as a line, but I think this must be a result of our old AutoCAD workflows. However, using lines (at least in plan) is still cleaner (and is still the standard)…

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