The Ultimate Guide to Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015
Responding to reader and instructor feedback, the expert author team updated and refreshed the book's content to make it even more useful, complete, and approachable. Mastering Revit Architecture is organized by real-world workflows and features detailed explanations, interesting real-world examples, and practical tutorials to help readers understand Revit and BIM concepts so that they can quickly start accomplishing vital Revit tasks.
- Part I discusses key BIM and Revit concepts before giving readers a hands-on look at the Revit interface.
- Part II explores today's Revit workflows and introduces readers to templates, worksharing, and managing Revit projects.
- Part III dives into modeling and massing and offers detailed information on the crucial Family Editor as well as visualization techniques for various industries.
- Part IV covers documentation, including annotation and detailing, and explains how to work with complex walls, roofs and floors as well as curtain walls and advanced stair and railings.
The companion website features before-and-after tutorial files (metric and Imperial sets), additional advanced content, and an hour of video on crucial techniques. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced Revit user, this book offers the detailed instruction you need to get the most out of this powerful software product.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Fundamentals
Chapter 1: Introduction: The Basics of BIM
Chapter 2: Applying the Principles of the User Interface and Project Organization
Chapter 3: The Basics of the Toolbox
Chapter 4: Configuring Templates and Standards
Part 2: Collaboration and Teamwork
Chapter 5: Working in a Team
Chapter 6: Working with Consultants
Chapter 7: Interoperability: Working Multiplatform
Part 3: Modeling and Massing for Design
Chapter 8: Advanced Modeling and Massing
Chapter 9: Conceptual Design and Design Analysis
Chapter 10: Working with Phasing, Groups, and Design Options
Chapter 11: Visualization
Part 4: Extended Modeling Techniques
Chapter 12: Creating Walls and Curtain Walls
Chapter 13: Modeling Floors, Ceilings, and Roofs
Chapter 14: Designing with the Family Editor
Chapter 15: Creating Stairs and Railings
Part 5: Documentation
Chapter 16: Detailing Your Design
Chapter 17: Documenting Your Design
Chapter 18: Annotating Your Design
Part 6: Construction and Beyond
Chapter 19: Working in the Construction Phase
Chapter 20: Presenting Your Design
Chapter 21: Working with Point Clouds
Appendix A: The Bottom Line
Appendix B: Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting
Appendix C: Autodesk Revit Architecture Certification