Import autoCAD’s file which contains architecture and civil drawings. At the Ribbon select “Insert” then “Import CAD”.
Select the CAD’s file.
Invert: reverse the color (red to blue and so on ….)
Preserve: import colored drawing as drawn in AutoCAD or Black and white
All: import all layers at the drawing
Visible: import only visible layers as AutoCAD setting
Specify: asking after importing about the layer you want to select
Import units: choose your unit as your CAD’s file, or select Auto-Detect: Revit will detect your units easily
Positioning: specify the position of your CAD in the view
Places at: select your level “floor”
You can select as shown
After importing, to prevent it to move click on Pin
For editing your drawing, you can use same attribute in AutoCAD “Explode”, choose if you want to explode it partially or full.
If you select partially explode: you will explode only 2-D
But for all floors and 3-D too choose full explode
Save your project to start design your MEP project
Choose the file name then click on options
Specify how many backups you want then click on OK
Now you are ready to start your design