Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding curtain walls, part of Revit Architecture 2014 Essential Training.
Curtain walls are the third and most complex form of a wall system family.…Curtain walls can vary in any direction and even form complex patterns within…their structure using a series of grids, mullions and panels.…In this movie, I'll get you started with the essentials of the curtain wall object…and then we'll dig a little deeper into the specifics of grids and mullions and…panels in the next movie. So, I'm in a file here called Curtain Wall…on the Architecture tab, we are going to use the Wall tool again to access the…curtain wall object. So, remembering that the curtain wall…object is just another wall family then we actually use the Wall tool to access it…and scroll down. And you will see the curtain wall object…is listed here as the family, and then the template that we started with has three types.…
Curtain wall exterior glazing, and store front.…Feel free to explore each one, but in this movie I'm just going to look at the…Storefront design because of the three it's the most detailed.…To start off with it, I'm going to draw outside the building maybe toward the back here.…
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 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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