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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014. No Experience Required Autodesk Official Press. Edition No. 1

  • ID: 2508992
  • Book
  • June 2013
  • 984 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd

Learn Revit Architecture with an engaging, real-world continuous step-by-step tutorial

This Autodesk Official Press book helps you become proficient with Autodesk's popular building information modeling software using an innovative continuous tutorial. It covers each phase of designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building, a real-world project you might expect to encounter on the job. Concise explanations, focused examples, step-by-step instructions, and an engaging hands-on tutorial make this Autodesk Official Press guide the perfect way to learn Revit Architecture.

Expert author Eric Wing, first introduces the interface and Revit conventions and then moves directly into building modeling. You'll learn to place walls, doors, and windows, work with structural grids, beams, and foundations; add text and dimensions, and use dimensions as a design tool. As the building takes shape, you'll discover how to generate construction documentation, create schedules, consider site issues, and use Revit's rendering capabilities.

  • Shows you how to work on a real-world design from start to finish
  • Helps you to understand industry best practices and quickly become proficient with the user interface
  • Explains how to effectively plan and create walls, doors, window, floors, and ceilings
  • Details ways to create professional stairs and railings
  • Walks you through using Revit's powerful dimensions, families, worksets, worksharing, and phase management features vEncourages you to show off your design with beautifully lit, fully rendered 3D scenes

Autodesk Revit Architecture: No Experience Required features downloadable tutorial files so you can jump in at any exercise. It's the perfect resource for learning this essential BIM software.

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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
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