BIM with Revit Architecture

Introduction: 

This course teaches the essential techniques to complete solid architectural projects in Autodesk Revit 2016. First, get comfortable with the Revit environment, and learn to set up a project and add the grids, levels, and dimensions that will anchor your design. Subsequently, modelling techniques will be covered, including: adding walls, doors, and windows; creating and mirroring groups; linking to external assets and DWG files; and working with floors, roofs, and ceilings. Advanced topics such as modelling stairs, complex walls, and partially obscured building elements, as well as adding rooms and solid geometry will be taught. In the last part of the course, export project files to various format will also covered.

Content: 

  • Understanding BIM and the Revit element hierarchy
  • Navigating views
  • Creating a new project from a template
  • Adding walls, doors, and windows
  • Adding plumbing fixtures and other components
  • Linking AutoCAD DWG files
  • Rotating and aligning Revit links
  • Working with footprint and extrusion roofs
  • Adding openings
  • Adding railings and extensions to stairs
  • Creating stacked and curtain walls
  • Hiding and isolating objects
  • Adding rooms
  • Creating schedule views and tags
  • Adding text and dimensions
  • Creating new families
  • Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints
  • Plotting and creating a PDF

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