Once you have the basic geometry like walls, floors and roofs in place in your…model, you'll begin the steady process of refining the model as the design progresses.…In many cases you'll find the need to cut holes in these elements like simple…passage ways through walls, shafts for floors, elevators and equipment and floors…and skylights and dormers and roofs. In some cases, you'll find it easiest to…edit the sketch of the element in question to represent such penetration.…This approach would work well for floors which represent double volume spaces, for example.…In other cases, you might use an opening object to actually cut through the solid geometry.…
So, in this movie we're going to explore a few examples of opening objects, and I'm…going to start with a shaft opening. And the file I have open here on screen is…called Shaft. Now, the opening objects are on the…architecture tab you can find them here on the opening panel.…We're not going to do all five opening types, but we are going to look at a…
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
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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