Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding solid geometry, part of Revit 2017: Essential Training for Architecture (Metric).
- View Offline
- Exercise Files
- [Voiceover] So now that we have our reference planes…and our constraints and parameters…and everything is flexing properly…it's time to start adding some geometry.…So we're going to add a couple objects here…to start creating the surface of our pool table.…So I'm working in a file that is called Adding Solids…and I've added a couple reference planes…in the front elevation and what I've done is…I've placed each of them with the dimension…and I've locked that dimension so here you can…see those two dimensions are locked.…
And the reason I did that is because the heights…of the pool table are fixed and there's really no reason…to make those parameters, so anytime…you have a dimension that is not going to flex…you can simply add a dimension and lock it.…OK, so let's start in the floor plan view,…just click anywhere in the floor plan view to activate it,…click the Create tab and then I'll click Extrusion.…So the extrusion I want to create is…just a simple rectangular shape.…What you do is you sketch out the shape here…
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
First, get comfortable with the Revit environment, and learn to set up a project and add the grids, levels, and dimensions that will anchor your design. Then author Paul F. Aubin helps you dive into modeling: adding walls, doors, and windows; creating and mirroring groups; linking to external assets and DWG files; and working with floors, roofs, and ceilings.
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 drawings so all the components are clearly 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 Appropriate for all
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 & Publishing
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.