Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a custom basic wall type, part of Revit Architecture 2011 Essential Training.
We've seen various kinds of walls so far in this course.…Some of them were generic, showing only one layer of material.…Some were brick, some had steel studs and drywall.…Would you be surprised to learn that all of these walls belong to the same family?…Walls are a system family in Revit and all the walls mentioned here are part of…the basic wall system family.…System families are built into the system.…Most major building components are actually system families, including walls,…floors, roofs, and stairs, to name a few.…This means that we cannot change any of the parameters of the family itself.…
We cannot rename it.…We can't delete it.…We can't add a new one.…However, we can manipulate the family types of any system family.…So when we see one wall made out of brick and another made out of concrete,…they both belong to the basic wall family, but they are two different types.…So in this movie, we'll explore how we can make our own type of basic wall.…So I am in our office building project.…We are looking at the toilet rooms for our office building structure and we…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- Introducing building information modeling (BIM)
- Adding levels, grids, and columns to set up a project
- Creating building layouts with walls, doors and windows
- Modifying wall types and properties
- Working with DWG files and CAD inserts
- Adding rooms
- Adding filled and masking regions and detailing
- Generate schedules and reports
- Understanding families
- Using reference planes, parameters and constraints
- Outputting files, including DWF and PDF files
Skill Level Beginner
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
7. Complex Walls
8. Visibility and Graphic Controls
10. Schedules and Tags
11. Annotation and Details
12. The Basics of Families
13. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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