How to Design a House in Revit Architecture

by Brian Myers

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Designing a House in Revit Architecture examines the construction modeling and design documentation process from start to finish in Autodesk Revit Architecture. CAD support specialist Brian Myers shows how to build plans for an American-style bungalow from scratch using the tools in Revit. By the end of the course, designers will have built a model of a multi-level residence and created multiple sheets in the design documentation set, as well as sections, details, and schedules.

Prerequisites: An understanding of the CAD-modeling process and experience with Revit will ensure you get the most from this course.

Topics include:

  • Entering project information
  • Creating exterior and interior walls
  • Creating foundation walls and footings
  • Adding doors and windows
  • Designs floors, decks, and rails
  • Placing columns
  • Choosing a roof
  • Adding rooms
  • Planning for lighting and ceilings
  • Customizing families (doors, windows, etc.)
  • Adding a door elevation legend
  • Drafting and dimensioning
  • Exporting dynamic renderings and presentations
  • Creating standard sheets
  • Printing documentation

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