From Introducing Revit Architecture 2009
This chapter focuses on the creation of the basic modeling elements walls, floors, and roofs, as well as windows, curtain walls, doors, stairs, and railings. We'll take you through an exercise where you'll build a small house that touches the following basics:
Levels and grids
Floors, roofs, and ceilings
Doors and windows
Stairs and railings
Getting started with a project
Products & Services
Topics of Interest
Levels and Grids Levels and grids are the horizontal and vertical planes that represent major floor-to-floor divisions (levels) in a building as well as the vertical division of the building into...
Overview In the previous chapters we covered basic modeling techniques to construct a simple building. We skipped over many additional features so that you can get a handle on essential workflow,...
Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings Floors, roofs, and ceilings are similar to walls in that they're built of layers of materials and are constrained to levels. The interface for creating and editing layers...
CHAPTER LIST Chapter 4: Beginning a Floor Plan Layout Chapter 5: Setting Up the Building Model Chapter 6: Column Grids and Structural Layout Chapter 7: Vertical Circulation Chapter 8: The...
Overview In this chapter, we ll dig into customizing the Revit system families. Knowing how to leverage the adaptability of the system families by using type catalogs, view templates, and other...