Preparing to Share Models

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Key Terms

The following key terms were used in this lesson:


Vertical reference planes that help divide the plan view of a model.


User-defined horizontal reference planes, defined by their level, that help divide the elevation views of a model. They typically match the floor elevations of buildings.

Section Views

Elevation views that show some cross section of a building design.

Graphic Overrides

Customs graphic settings for color, line, transparency, and other attributes that will take precedence over the default settings.