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Revit Architecture – Essentials

 

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Revit Architecture - Essentials

Overview

To teach delegates the concepts of Building Information Modeling and introduce the tools for parametric building design and documentation using Autodesk Revit Architecture. Delegates will be able to complete their first Autodesk Revit Architecture project after completing this class. This course covers the basics of Autodesk Revit Architecture. Users are introduced to the concepts of Building Information Modeling and the tools for parametric building design and documentation. Delegates begin with learning the fundamental features of Autodesk Revit Architecture, and then progress through schematic design, construction documentation, and design visualization.

Duration

3 Days (9:30am – 4:30pm)

Prerequisites

Architectural design, drafting, or engineering experience is highly recommended. No previous CAD experience is necessary. A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/V7 will be needed.

Course Outline

Building Information Modelling

  • Building Information Modelling for Architectural Design

Revit Architecture Basics

  • Exploring the User Interface
  • Working with Revit Elements and Families
  • Starting a Project

Starting a Design

  • Creating and Modifying Levels
  • Creating and Modifying Grids

The Basics of the Building Model

  • Creating a Basic Floor Plan
  • Adding and Modifying Walls
  • Working with Compound Walls
  • Using Editing Tools
  • Adding and Modifying Doors
  • Adding and Modifying Windows

Viewing the Building Model

  • Managing Views
  • Controlling Object Visibility
  • Working with Section and Elevation Views
  • Creating and Modifying 3D Views

Loading Additional Building Components

  • Working with Component Families

Using Dimensions and Constraints

  • Working with Dimensions
  • Applying and Removing Constraints

Developing the Building Model

  • Creating and Modifying Floors
  • Working with Ceilings
  • Adding and Modifying Roofs
  • Creating Curtain Walls
  • Adding Stairs and Railings

Detailing and Drafting

  • Creating Callout Views
  • Working with Text and Tags
  • Working with Detail Views
  • Working with Drafting Views

Construction Documentation

  • Creating and Modifying Schedules
  • Creating Rooms and Room Schedules
  • Creating Legends and Keynotes
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