3.1.C Importing Topography from Other Sources

Revit 2024 Update

The workflow for creating topography was changed to an entirely new implementation in Revit 2024.  

We're recording new videos now to demonstrate the new Toposolids workflow for importing topographic data from other sources. So stay tuned!

In the meantime, here’s a great tutorial from YouTuber Balkan Architect that explains many of the new features of Toposolids. The section on importing data from other sources to create a Toposolid starts around 4:58 in the video.

The workflow shown below works for Revit 2023 and earlier versions.



Practice Exercise (Optional)

Download Practice File:  Starting Point

  1. Open a new Revit project and import the Starting Point .dwg file using the Import CAD tool.
  2. Create a topographical surface from this file.

When you have completed this exercise, your model should look like this:

Download FileEnding Point