After you've set up the basic framework of your family in Revit Architecture, you can then add solid form geometry into your project. Solid geometric shapes help represent the elements that your family will be used to create. Learn about the process of adding solid geometry in Revit Architecture 2015 by watching this online video.
…Once you have the basic framework of your family setup with…reference planes, constraints, and parameters, it’s…time to start adding some geometry.…In this movie we’re going to look at adding solid form geometry to our family.…So, I’m in a file called Adding Solids, and…it is slightly different than where we left off in…the previous movie, so you might want to use this…one even if you’ve been following along on your own.…But let just point out to you what's different about it.…I've added two reference planes here in the elevation view.…The top one is at 2 foot 7, off the floor.…
And the other one's at 3 inches.…And both of those, I created a dimension and locked it.…And a dimension, and locked it.…So, that's going to establish those two heights, and…keep them locked at that distance off the floor.…So, that's the only thing I changed there.…Alright, I want to make sure my floor plan is active.…And if you don't have tiled views you might want to make sure that you open…your front and your left and your 3D view and tile them like I've done here.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- What is BIM?
- Understanding 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
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Which versions of Revit should I use with this course?
A: This course is written for users of Revit Architecture 2015 and Revit LT 2015. Because Revit LT does not have all of the same features as Revit Architecture, some movies in this course will not be relevant for Revit LT. Additionally, there are some topics that are relevant in both versions, but the button layout or location of those tools are different. In those cases, the features and procedures for Revit Architecture are shown in the course.
Q: Which content in this course is different or not relevant for Revit LT?
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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