Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014. No Experience Required Autodesk Official Press

  • ID: 2508992
  • Book
  • 984 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Start using Revit Architecture right away with this hands–on, real–world introduction to Autodesk′s indispensable BIM software. Through a continuous and highly engaging tutorial, you′ll learn Revit by planning and developing a four–story office building, from design to documentation to presentation. Follow each step in order, or skip straight to the skills you′d like to learn by downloading those specific project files from the companion website. Either way, you′ll get a thorough grounding in Revit basics and quickly master tools and techniques that professionals use all the time.

  • Learn Revit by designing a four–story office building from start to finish
  • Master standard as well as the very latest Revit tools and functions
  • Understand best practices for models, views, dimensions, families, editing, and more
  • Plan and create structural beams, footings, walls, doors, windows, floors, and ceilings
  • Create custom stairs and railings that look great in commercial or residential settings
  • Design inviting walkways, landscaping, parking, and other site elements
  • Control line weights in 3D elements with old–fashioned 2D drafting
  • Show off your designs with beautifully lit, fully rendered 3D perspectives
  • Learn phase management, the importance of worksets, and effective worksharing

See how to quickly produce any 3D perspective on the fly

Learn to create custom millwork items such as this stair landing

Make realistic renderings with an imported image for the background

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Introduction xxv

Chapter 1 The Autodesk Revit World 1

Chapter 2 Creating a Model 45

Chapter 3 Creating Views 103

Chapter 4 Working with the Autodesk Revit Tools 163

Chapter 5 Dimensioning and Annotating 213

Chapter 6 Floors 255

Chapter 7 Roofs 303

Chapter 8 Structural Items 353

Chapter 9 Ceilings and Interiors 407

Chapter 10 Stairs, Ramps, and Railings 465

Chapter 11 Schedules and Tags 533

Chapter 12 Detailing 605

Chapter 13 Creating Specif ic Views and Match Lines 671

Chapter 14 Creating Sheets and Printing 687

Chapter 15 Creating Rooms and Area Plans 717

Chapter 16 Advanced Wall Topics 741

Chapter 17 Creating Families 789

Chapter 18 Site and Topography 821

Chapter 19 Rendering and Presentation 851

Chapter 20 Impor ting and Coordinating Models 875

Chapter 21 Phasing and Design Options 895

Chapter 22 Project Collaboration 909

Index 927

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Eric Wing is the BIM Services Manager at C&S Companies, a Syracuse, New York, engineering firm. He is also author of several books and video tutorials. Eric is a popular speaker at Autodesk University and the American Council of Engineering Companies, as well as at industry events and conferences sponsored by the American Institute of Architects, the Construction Specifications Institute, and AUGI user groups. He also teaches BIM and IPD at Clarkson University and is an Autodesk Certified Instructor.

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