Join Paul F. Aubin for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with footprint roofs, part of Revit Architecture 2013 Essential Training.
Revit offers us a few different ways that we can create roofs.…In this movie I will look at the Footprint Roof option.…Footprint Roof option is very similar to creating floor slabs that we looked out…in the in the last movie.…We sketch them out as a 2D sketch and we do that sketch in a Plan view.…Now I'm here in a file called Footprint Roof and I am currently in the level 1 floor plan.…Now there is actually two roof plans in this file, there is a High Roof and a…Low Roof and so I am going to double- click the High Roof to make sure that I'm…working in that view.…
Now the High Roof is the left-hand portion of the building and the Low Roof is…over here on the right.…So we'll start with the high one.…On the Architecture tab we have a Roof button, now if you use the dropdown it's…actually Roof by Footprint that you want, or that's actually the default button…that you can just click right here if you prefer.…That takes me into Sketch mode;…we talked a little bit about this in the last movie.…The drawing window grays out to a halftone.…
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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