Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding room bounding elements, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
As we saw when adding rooms, rooms require boundaries in order to give a square…footage and perimeter information. Without the boundaries the room would…report as unbounded. Many elements in Revit can be room…bounding by default. This includes walls and floors and…ceilings and even columns. However, when appropriate, and if our…design calls for it, we can actually turn off the room bounding feature in certain circumstances...…We also have room separators that stand in for room bounding elements in those…situations where we don't actually have any geometry to separate two rooms.…So in this move, I'd like to discuss the room bounding feature, a little bit more detail.…
And look at some scenarios when we might want to manage which objects are room bounding.…So I'm in a file called Room Bounding. And I've got all of my rooms placed in here.…And I'm going to zoom in on this bedroom here in the corner.…And I'm going to move my house around and as we talked about you're looking for this…little x that goes through the room here. And when I find that I'm going to select…
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
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 17m Intermediate
Revit Architecture 2012: Renderingwith Paul F. Aubin4h 26m Intermediate
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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