The interesting thing about Revit is that a 3D model is nothing more than hundreds of little profiles that have been extruded, or swept, to form familiar shapes.
- [Instructor] The interesting thing about Revit, … and I guess most 3D applications for that matter, … is at its most basic form, … a 3D model is nothing more than hundreds of little profiles … that have been extruded or swept, to form familiar shapes. … The good thing about how Revit deals with them is, … you simply draw the profile, … then use it everywhere in the model … as a sweep or an extrusion. … So, what I'd like to do is a sweep that looks like this. … We'll see there's a couple of things going on here. … We can see, we have an insertion point. … Of course, we have our reference planes, … our dimensions and our parameters. … But look at, all we have are 2D lines. … Take it a step further, … if we go to our properties and go to family types. … Notice that, I have two different types. … When I flex it to a six inch, makes it six. … Flex it back to a 12, it's a 12. … So that's what we're going to do. … So to get started, in Revit. … Under families, let's go new. … Browse to your region. …
- Creating parameters
- Creating extrusions and sweeps
- Cutting voids
- Building stepped-footing and other foundation families
- Creating columns
- Modeling trenches
- Adding framing
- Creating joist bridging details
- Working with metals
- Creating tags and annotations
- Printing sheets
- Creating trusses
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Basic Families
2. Foundation Families
3. Framing and Metals
4. Detailing and Annotations
5. Sheets and Printing
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