Fixtures, Fittings, and Furniture

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Key Terms

The following key terms were used in this lesson:


A detail that can be changed or adjusted\u2015includes dimensions, materials, and offsets.

Parametric Component

A component\u2015such as a piece of furniture, a door, or a window\u2015that is composed of adjustable parameters used to create variation within our model.


A group of components with different settings for the same parameters. Each type is based on the same initial model but usually has different dimensions.