In Revit Architecture, void geometric forms are created in the same shapes as solid geometric forms. However, they are used to carve away at 3-D geometry, as opposed to adding to it. Void geometry is used to create things like the pockets in a pool table. Watch this online video to learn about the process of cutting holes using void geometry in Revit Architecture 2015
…In this movie we'll continue with the geometry for our pool table family.…And we're going to add a void form.…And a void form will be used to carve the pockets out of the tabletop surface here.…So I'm in a file called Adding Voids.…And I've got my four windows tiled, my floor plan,…my 3D view, and a front and a left elevation.…And I'm going to do this work in the Floor Plan View.…And like we did in the Adding Solids movie,…I want to take these solid forms, and go…to the sunglasses, and temporarily hide those just to…get them out of my way for a moment.…
And, I'm going to to zoom in over here in this corner.…Because I wannna get a nice clean look at those reference planes.…It's really important that the geometry I create is…associated with the reference planes and not the other geometry.…I'm going to go the Create Tab, and over…here on the forms panel, there's a drop-down, which…gives you the same five shapes that we have…as solids, but we can create those as voids.…And voids just cut away from, the solids.…
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?
<div>A: </div><div> </div><div>Chapter 2 – Accessing Revit Options (There are some slight variations in the option dialog in LT. Not all options shown are available in LT.) </div><div> </div><div>Chapter 3 – Accessing a multiuser project using worksharing (The worksharing feature is not available in LT.) </div><div> </div><div> </div><div>Chapter 4 – Using modify tools (LT has a slightly different ribbon layout, but most tools covered should work the same. Some buttons will be located in slightly different spots.) </div><div> </div><div>Chapter 5 – Establishing shared coordinates (The shared coordinates feature is not available in LT.) </div><div> </div><div>Chapter 6 – Using the shape editing tools to create a flat roof (The shape editing tools are not available in LT.) </div><div> </div><div>Chapter 7 – All movies (Sketch-based stairs are not available in LT. LT only has component-based stairs.) </div><div> </div>
Advanced Modeling in Revit Architecturewith Paul F. Aubin7h 17m Intermediate
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Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 41m Intermediate
Designing a House in Revit Architecturewith Brian Myers6h 57m Intermediate
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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