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 will find the need to cut holes in these elements like simple…passageways through walls, shafts for floors, elevators and equipment in floors…and skylights and dormers in 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 opened 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 couple of these.…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
- Introducing building information modeling (BIM)
- Adding levels, grids, and columns to set up a project
- Creating building layouts with walls, doors, and windows
- Modifying wall types and properties
- Working with DWG files and CAD inserts
- Adding rooms
- Adding curtain grids, mullions, and panels
- Using cutaway views
- Generating schedules and tags
- Adding callouts such as text and symbols
- Understanding families
- Outputting files, including DWF and PDF files
Skill Level Beginner
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
7. Complex Walls
8. Visibility and Graphic Controls
10. Schedules and Tags
11. Annotation and Details
12. The Basics of Families
13. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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