Frequent question: How do you import topography in Revit?

How do I add topography from DWG to Revit?

Create a 3D Toposurface from the inserted DWG file:

  1. Click the Toposurface tool on the Site tab of the Design bar.
  2. On the Design bar, click Use Imported > Import Instance.
  3. Select the DWG file.
  4. Select the layers to add points from.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Finish Surface.

How do you make a surface in Revit?

To create a surface using the Options Bar:

  1. Click Create tab -> Draw panel -> Line.
  2. On the Options Bar, select Make surface from closed loops.
  3. (Optional) On the Options Bar, select Chain to create a chain of lines.
  4. Draw a closed profile.
  5. The surface is automatically created.

How do you extrude a CAD file in Revit?

In Massing and Site > In Place Mass> call it with the name of the layer….from : Draw > Pick Lines. Hover the mouse over one of the shapes and TAB till the entire contour is highlighted. Then click on it > Form>Create Form > Solid Form > make extrusion….continue editing till you finish the shape from the layer….

How do you add topography in SketchUp?

If you prefer to to start modeling terrain from a flat, rectangular TIN, you draw the shape with the Sandbox From Scratch tool:

  1. Select the Sandbox From Scratch tool ( ) on the Sandbox toolbar, or select Draw > Sandbox > From Scratch from the menu bar.
  2. Click to set the TIN’s starting point.
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How do I import a KML file into Revit?

In Revit, click New Project. Expand Views (all) and select Site. Click Add-Ins tab Globe Link panel Import drop-down Import Google Earth File (KML/KMZ). Navigate to the KML or KMZ file in the Import dialog, and click OK.

How do I get topography on Google Earth?

Explore the slope, elevation, and distance along a path.

  1. Open Google Earth Pro.
  2. Draw a path or open an existing path.
  3. Click Edit. Show Elevation Profile.
  4. An elevation profile will appear in the the lower half of the 3D Viewer. If your elevation measurement reads “0,” make sure the terrain layer is turned on.
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