Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding curtain grids, mullions, and panels, part of Revit Architecture 2016 Essential Training (Imperial).
- In this movie, we're gonna look at…manually-created curtain walls.…In the previous movie we looked at the curtain wall object…and we saw how it was a series of grids and mullions…in a pattern, and those were driven by the type.…Here, we're gonna look at how we can…lay out the grid pattern manually…so that we can have a little bit more…freedom and flexibility with the design.…So I'm in a file called "Grids and Mullions,"…and I'm gonna zoom in here on the front entry,…and you can see I just have a blank wall here.…So I'm gonna go to my Wall tool, open up my Type selector,…and make sure that I'm choosing…the Curtain Wall Type from the Curtain Wall Family.…
So they both say "Curtain Wall,"…and this is the most generic curtain wall.…It doesn't have any mullions or grids in it whatsoever.…Now, like we did in the previous movie, I'm gonna…highlight the exterior wall here and click my first point.…Now I'm at about 1 foot off the corner,…and it's kind of important that you back up…off the corner a little bit here,…because if you get to close to the corner…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
Paul also shows advanced techniques for modeling stairs, complex walls, and partially obscured building elements, as well as adding rooms and solid geometry. Finally, discover how to annotate your drawing so all the components are perfectly understood, and learn how to output sheets to DWF, PDF, or AutoCAD.
- Understanding BIM and the 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
Revit Architecture: Advanced Modelingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 16m Intermediate
Revit Architecture: The Family Editorwith Paul F. Aubin6h 40m 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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