A place to learn how to use Rhino in the building industry…
There are many ways to use Rhino in Architecture. This is a set of guides That may help:
The architecture process involves many tools and different teams, therefore interop with other BIM products is quite important. Here is a great article on Computation workflows in a BIM process
Rhino and especially Grasshopper have lead in the revolution of computational design in Architecture and fabrication.
It is important to learn Grasshopper.
Rhino can be used to create topographic maps. The difficult part of the process is understanding the information you have to start and how to massage that information to get to a Topo.
Links to Daylight Plugins for Rhino and Grasshopper: