We can't get too far without the building we are putting our systems into! This video steps you through the process of properly linking an architectural Revit model. We start by using Origin to Origin as our reference, then we pin down the link. Lastly we make sure to turn on room bounding to ensure that our spaces will work properly.
- [Instructor] First things first,…I'd like to bring in some AutoCAD into our Revit models.…There's a couple different reasons why we do this.…One, the more popular one,…is perhaps we have an architectural floor plan…or something like that in AutoCAD…that we wanna bring into Revit.…We can do that.…Another thing that'd be nice to do is…we have tons of AutoCAD details…that are probably stored up over the years.…We wanna start getting those into Revit,…get them cleaned up, and see how Revit works with them.…So, to get started, let's jump into Revit.…Under Projects, I'm gonna start a brand new project…using the Mechanical Template right here.…
In the Project Browser, I wanna make sure I'm in…Mechanical, HVAC, Floor Plans, 1 - Mech.…Let's go to the Insert tab.…On the Insert tab, on the Import panel,…let's go to Import CAD.…Browse to where you're keeping your exercise files.…I'm gonna grab Architectural Floor Plan Level 1.…Or of course, you can grab any drawing…that you wanna bring into your model.…There's a few choices on the bottom.…
Once you're finished with this course, you can feel confident taking the Revit MEP 2015 Certified Professional exam.
- Importing AutoCAD files into Revit
- Linking Revit models
- Using worksets
- Creating new family types
- Adding and modifying panels, circuits, switches, conduits, and more
- Creating detail views
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 11/01/2017. What changed?
A: A new video was added that covers creating and applying filters. In addition, the following topics were updated: collaboration, elements, modeling, and views and sheets.
4. Views and Sheets
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