Entourage includes the landscaping and other environmental features shown in a rendering of a building. For example, entourage can include plants, trees, people, cars, signs, and office clutter (such as picture frames and computers).
Similar to model elements in Revit LT, entourage objects are defined in Revit families. Revit LT provides a library of entourage families. If you have additional entourage objects that you want to use in projects, you can add them to existing families, or create families for them.
To create or modify a Revit family for entourage, use the Family Editor. In the entourage family, you can define the render appearance using
- RPC content from ArchVision®. Revit LT provides some RPC content; you can purchase more RPC content directly from ArchVision. Create RPC families using one of these templates: RPC Family.rft, Metric RPC Family.rft
- A render appearance created using AutoCAD or other design software. Create these entourage families using one of these templates: Entourage.rft, Metric Entourage.rft
In 2D and 3D views, entourage is represented using simple line drawings as placeholders.
When you render a 3D view, a photorealistic representation of the entourage displays in the rendered image.
3D view with placeholder geometry for entourage
Rendered image with photorealistic entourage