In this and the next few movies we're going to look at the detailing process in Revit.…Details are an integral part in any architectural documentation package.…However, one of the challenges of working in building information modeling in…software like Revit is there's this temptation to overmodel everything.…In other words It's theoretically possible to add items like flashing and fasteners…and bolts and screws directly to your model.…However, typically, such items would only show in large-scale views.…And in smaller scale views, they'd actually kind of get in the way.…
So we want to resist the temptation to model such elements.…There's little payoff in modeling them. And you often pay a high price in…diminished computer performance. For such items we continue to rely on…traditional detailed drawings. This is always been the case in…architectural communication. Rivet offers a full complement of tools to…facilitate the detailing process and does so in a way that maximizes the potential…of both the live 3-D model And the large scale detail embellishments that we place…
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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