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Design Options

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Key Terms

The following key terms were used in this lesson:

Option Set

A collection of design alternatives that focus on a particular aspect or feature of the design.

Design Option

An alternative design solution for a specific feature or problem. Design options are grouped into option sets.

Active Option

The design option that you are currently editing. Elements in other options are hidden from view.

Primary Option

The currently selected default design option, which is displayed in views by default (where a specific option has not been specified).