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What are Revit families?

Revit* is Building Information Modelling (BIM), therefore each Revit building model is built from different parts, just like a real building would be. Real buildings are constructed from foundation upwards and would typically have walls various thicknesses and lengths, doors & windows various heights, color, type and so on. The same principle is used in Revit, which makes it an incredible and powerful tool to use.

* – Autodesk Revit – Autodesk company software.

But what are Revit families? – Revit families are amazing libraries of fully functional (BIM) templates & 3D models of various objects ( doors, windows, stairs and so on ), that can be downloaded from external sources, for example from our website. Revit families are crucial part of Revit, as each 3D building model is made from hundreds or thousands of different Revit families.

Door families

window families

furniture familiesMEP Families
Stairs familiesRailing and fence familiesPlant familiesCar families

Below you can find some definitions of Revit families:

Model – Family Categories – Families – Types – Instance

The model – is the entire building in Revit as a whole.
Family categories – types of elements that a building can is made from: columns, floors, walls, doors, windows etc.
Families – different types of columns: for example, rectangular column, round column, rolled I-beam column.
Types in the family – the same looking rectangular column can be various sizes: 400×400, 500×500, etc.
Instance – there can be several 400×400 columns in one building. Each individual column is called a Instance.

Kinds of families in the Revit.

In Revit, families are essential building components. Key types include:

  1. System families: Built-in elements (e.g., walls, floors, roofs) created within the project environment.
  2. Loadable families: User-created or pre-built elements (e.g., doors, windows, furniture) loaded into projects as needed, created/modified in Revit Family Editor.
  3. In-Place families: Custom, project-specific elements created within the project environment.
  4. Nested families: Families within families for complex components.
  5. Grouped families: Multiple elements combined into a reusable object.
  6. Face-based families: Loadable families placed on planar surfaces, adjusting orientation/location accordingly.
  7. Work Plane-based families: Loadable families requiring a defined work plane.
  8. Line-based families: Loadable families created by drawing a line.
  9. Adaptive families: Loadable families that adapt to different project conditions using adaptive points.

How to load Revit families?

  1. Insert tab > Load from Library – Load Family
  2. Double-click the category of the family.
  3. Select the family that you want to load, and click Open.

Where are Revit family templates located?

C:\ProgramData\Autodesk\RVT xxxx\Family Templates\English_I\

Revit families creation

Families creation is a large and complex topic. Only when you know all the basic functions can you start creating families. Autodesk has made a detailed guide. You can download this manual from the link:  Revit Family Creation: A Step-by-Step Introduction

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Categories of families with descriptions and pictures you can see below

Revit vehicle families download


If you are working on a project that requires equipment and exterior objects to be presented in the model, then you might want to add cars or any other equipment families we have on offer. Cars make the adjacent territory look more realistic and understandable to an ordinary user or a client. We decided to expand this section and upload more objects, which are still in the making. Our goal is to release the following types of products: trucks, construction equipment, boats, aircraft, motorcycles, etc.

Down below you can also find different makes of cars, which is an awesome addition to any project. Projects can vary from simple and down-to-earth to sophisticated and energy-consuming ones. You can download Revit cars below for free and save your time. (more…)

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Revit people families download


It is common among architects to use people in their projects to highlight authenticity. Entourage plays a vital role in making the right impression for the customer or for yourself. Only by appreciating the big picture can you understand if the project you are developing will yield desirable results. We in our turn have released different types of people families for your private use and free of charge. (more…)

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Revit furniture families

Revit furniture familiesThis is perhaps our biggest section of all because the demand for furniture objects is increasing more and more each year. In order to cater for your designer needs, we uploaded a myriad number of furniture objects visualized for your private use. Furniture in general fills your facility with décor and makes it more aesthetically appealing to you and your clients. Bearing this in mind, we visualized the most common and quite sophisticated objects so that you don’t have to waste your time on object development.

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Revit door families

Revit door families download

Autodesk Revit prides itself on the quality of visualized doors offered on this page. If perfection stems from basic things, then a top-notch door object will most certainly lay the foundation for a big and successful project.

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Revit window families

Revit window families downloadWindows are a basic component of any perspective building project.

It is common among designers, architects and contractors to puzzle over the types of windows they choose for their clients and layouts they need to present for visualization in general. In this case Revit* is pleased to offer more than 1000 neatly packed window objects available for you at the click of a button!


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Revit kitchen families

Revit kitchen families download

Kitchen is one of the most significant parts of any project. In this section we have uploaded complete kitchen sets and individual kitchen units. Overall, you get to enjoy more than 100 + kitchen families visualized for you! (more…)

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Revit plant families


Green spaces attract the eyes of spectators – it is naturally human to love green décor. As to offer more choice in these families, Revit has produced over 300+ Plant families for your design projects.

It is true that just a minority of designers are reputed to use Revit plants, partially due to the fact that some designers and architects do not use Revit for visualization and rendering purposes. However, since we attempt to diversify our collection of families, we released Plant families for a free download – just click the link below and you’ll receive the whole family in one piece. (more…)

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Revit MEP families

Revit MEP families download

This section of our website was created to introduce Revit MEP, engineering and designing systems. It is a necessary part of any construction project. In practice, lots of designers usually customize their MEP Revit families due to the complexity of parameters and filters MEP families may have. However, to suit the needs of all designers, we have released the following types of objects available for a free download:

  • Heating
  • Ventilation
  • Plumbing
  • Sewage
  • Electricity
  • Technology


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