Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring divided surfaces, part of Revit Architecture: Advanced Modeling.
The conceptual massing environment allows us to create many wonderful things.…We can imagine forms that are simple and rectilinear or freeform and curvaceous.…Regardless of the specific shape that our designs to take on, at some point we…will need to begin considering how they will come into being in the real world.…Often this means taking the surfaces of our 3D forms and subdividing them down…into some smaller and buildable components.…Such rationalization can take place directly within the conceptual…massing environment.…This gives us an excellent way to test our concepts for buildability before…progressing too far in a particular design iteration.…
In this movie, we will look at the first step of this process by covering the…basics of the Divided Surfaces feature.…So to get us started I'm working in a file here called Divided Surface.rfa. It's…a massing family file.…And its version of the project we have been working on throughout the course…of the last chapter.…Now mostly, I've got the forms directly here in this file so as you can see, I have…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- Understanding some different approaches to modeling
- Building an in-place mass
- Creating and manipulating massing forms
- Using X-Ray and Dissolve
- Performing an energy analysis
- Applying geometry to surfaces
- Configuring divided surfaces
- Nesting massing families
- Stitching borders with adaptive components
- Working with lofting techniques
- Adding dormers and soffits
- Choosing a wall modeling strategy
- Working with curtain walls
- Building custom stairs
- Creating a custom material
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started with the Massing Environment
2. Using Massing to Design Building Forms
3. Rationalizing Massing Forms
4. Using Massing to Create Unique Forms
5. Refining Building Maker Elements
6. Choosing Wall Modeling Strategies
7. Working with Curtain Walls
8. Applying Finishing Touches
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