Have you ever encountered a problem with out-of-control railings in Revit? OK, so maybe the structure shown above is not a haywire railing, and was meant to be like that, but most Revit users have struggled with trying to model railings as they should be.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Ma Railings (in Revit)? *
* with apologies to Richard Rodgers for misappropriating his song title (How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? from the Sound of Music, By Rodgers and Hammerstein) – not to be confused with Richard Rogers (no d), the architect who designed many famous buildings, such as the Pompidou Centre in Paris (with Renzo Piano) and the Lloyds Building in London.
Richard Rogers surely did not struggle with trying to model railings in Revit, as those buildings were designed long before the advent of such software. These days we certainly do struggle with the software – Revit has been around for almost 20 years and it still it does not enable us to model Railings the way we…