Autodesk Revit Architecture 2012 : No Experience Required
The perfect introduction to Revit Architecture, Autodesk?s building information modeling (BIM) software, this unique and highly effective guide uses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial to build your skills. You?ll first get to know the Revit interface and basic conventions, then quickly move right into designing, documenting, and modeling a four-story office building. Place walls, windows, and doors; add floors ceilings, railings, and stairs; create construction documentation?and that?s just for starters! You?ll be amazed by how rapidly you can progress.
Teaches you how to use Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk?s industry-leading building information modeling (BIM) softwareUses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial that progresses through the book, teaching you how to design, document, and present a four-story buildingCovers structural grids, beams, and foundations; adding text and dimensions; building floors layer by layer; joining exterior and interior walls; creating roofs and ceilings; and much moreIntroduces embedded families and formulas, crucial site considerations, and importing and exporting to various formatsIncludes a Web site with before-and-after tutorial files so readers can compare their work
Best of all, this guide is self-paced. Follow the tutorial sequentially?or jump into just the chapters you want by downloading the project files from the companion Web site.
- Paperback | 1032 pages
- 188 x 234 x 58mm | 1,578.49g
- 28 Jun 2011
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- John Wiley & Sons Ltd
- Chichester, United Kingdom
- 1. Auflage
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About Eric Wing
Eric Wing is the BIM Manager at C&S Companies, a Syracuse, New York, engineering firm. He is also Director of the Autodesk User Group International (AUGI) Training Program, author of four books, and Revit columnist for
AUGI HotNews, and
ConnectPress. Eric is a popular speaker at Autodesk University and the American Council of Engineering Companies, as well as at industry events and conferences sponsored by the American Institute of Architects, the Construction Specifications Institute, and AUGI user groups.
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Learn Revit by designing a four-story office building from start to finish
Start at the ground level by setting a foundation, structural beams, and footings
Understand best practices for models, views, dimensions, families, editing, and more
Plan and create walls, doors, windows, floors, and ceilings
Add rooms, choose colors, and design areas and area separators
Create custom stairs and railings that look great in commercial and high-end residential settings
Finish your site with landscaping, curbing, parking, and walkways
Master Revit's new features, including transparencies, rotate and array editing tools, the robust materials editor, and the work plane viewer
Light, render, and display in 3D--and make presentations that wow customers
Show off your design with quick, fully rendered perspectives
Add landscaping and topography outside your building
Create beautiful custom wainscoting, railings, and stairs
Table of contents
Chapter 1 The Revit World.
Chapter 2 Creating a Model.
Chapter 3 Creating Views.
Chapter 4 Working with the Revit Tools.
Chapter 5 Dimensioning and Annotating.
Chapter 6 Floors.
Chapter 7 Roofs.
Chapter 8 Structural Items.
Chapter 9 Ceilings and Interiors.
Chapter 10 Stairs, Ramps, and Railings.
Chapter 11 Schedules and Tags.
Chapter 12 Detailing.
Chapter 13 Creating Specif ic Views and Match Lines.
Chapter 14 Creating Sheets and Printing.
Chapter 15 Creating Rooms and Area Plans.
Chapter 16 Advanced Wall Topics.
Chapter 17 Creating Families.
Chapter 18 Site and Topography.
Chapter 19 Rendering and Presentation.
Chapter 20 Importing and Coordinating Revit Models.
Chapter 21 Phasing and Design Options.
Chapter 22 Project Collaboration.