This should scare the daylights out of you....
From www.autodesk.com/3dsmaxdesign then click on White Papers
|Daylight Simulation in 3ds Max Design 2009: Getting Started (pdf - 6698Kb)|
Learn how to take models that were created in Revit® or AutoCAD® and import them into Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design to create accurate and compelling daylight simulations with the Exposure™ feature. This white paper is for the daylight simulation novice.
|Daylight Simulation in 3ds Max Design 2009: Advanced (pdf - 3342Kb)|
Learn about advanced concepts in daylight simulation using the Exposure™ feature in Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design. This white paper is for architects, designers, engineers, and visualization specialists who are familiar with daylight simulation and want to take it to the next level.
|BIM and Visualization (pdf - 1401Kb)|
The BIM advantages of Revit are synchronizing with Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design software to explore, validate, and convey architectural designs.
|Autodesk FBX-Based Revit Architecture 2009 to Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2009 Workflow (pdf - 2095Kb)|
This white paper is for architects, designers, engineers, and visualization specialists who need to move data from Revit® Architecture 2009 software to Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design 2009 software to further explore, validate, or communicate their designs.
|Using 3ds Max and mental ray for Architectural Visualization (pdf - 1727Kb)|
Want a fast way to create complex renders? See why mental ray® software, combined with Autodesk® 3ds Max® 9 software, is the logical choice for precise, creative architectural and design visualization projects.
|DWG-Based Revit Architecture to Autodesk 3ds Max 9 Workflow (pdf - 1128Kb)|
As architectural firms move from traditional CAD drafting to building information modeling workflows, it is important to be able to effectively move data from Revit® Architecture to Autodesk® 3ds Max® software for advanced visualization. This white paper shows you how.