Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding columns, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
Most buildings have columns in at least some locations.…Whether your project has one column or hundreds.…The process to add them is fairly simple. Well everything includes two types of…columns, it includes architectural columns, and structural columns.…We can find those on the Architecture tab. On the column button, here's structural…column button, and the architectural column button.…Typically, an architectural column is used to represent either a column wrap, or a…rough placement column that will then later be replaced by the structural engineer.…
A structural column is typically used to actually represent material that's really…holding up the building. So, let's start with the architectual…columns, and take a look, and then we'll see how that ties in later with the…structural columns. So I'm going to choose the column…architecutal command. And, let's take a look at a few of the…settings before we get started here. Like many other commands, that takes me to…my modified tab, place column. I've got some settings here on my options bar.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- What is BIM?
- Understanding Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Refining a layout with temporary dimensions
- 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
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Is this course valid for all of the Revit architecture products? Are there any movies in this course that do not work in Revit LT?
A: This course is designed to work for anybody learning any of the Revit architecture products, including Autodesk Revit (available as part of the "Autodesk Building Design Suite"product), Autodesk Revit Architecture, and Autodesk Revit LT.
However, some individual movies in the course are not valid in Revit LT, due to the limited feature set of that application. Those movies are:
Chapter 3 - Accessing multi-user worksharing projects
Chapter 5 - Establishing shared coordinates
Chapter 6 - Using the shape editing tools to create a flat roof
Chapter 7 - Working with stairs
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1. Core Concepts
2. Getting Comfortable with the Revit Environment
3. Starting a Project
4. Modeling Basics
5. Links, Imports, and Groups
6. Sketch-Based Modeling Components
8. Complex Walls
9. Visibility and Graphic Controls
11. Schedules and Tags
12. Annotation and Details
13. The Basics of Families
14. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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