Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding Revit element hierarchy, part of Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training.
In this movie we'll explore some high- level concepts common to the Revit platform.…All elements in Revit fit into a built-in hierarchy.…The purpose of this movie is simply to expose you to some of these high-level…concepts and give you a better understanding of how the elements in this system…fit into the larger framework.…So I am going to start with the broadest grouping, all of the elements in…the software could be grouped broadly into some major groupings, I'd like to call them buckets.…So if you thought of model element's one big bucket and then we also have a view…elements, datum elements, and annotation elements.…
What I am going to focus on mainly in this movie is model elements and…annotation elements.…The model elements are anything that represent an actual thing; something that's…real in the building when the building is built. So if you can walk up to…something and put your hand on and touch it, it's a model element.…And the annotation elements are things that aren't real, things that…
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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