Revit Architecture Fundamentals

Revit Architecture Fundamentals

Training Duration: 3 days

The Autodesk® Revit® software is a powerful Building Information Modeling (BIM) program that works the way architects think. The program streamlines the design process through the use of a central 3D model, where changes made in one view update across all views and on the printable sheets.

Course Content:

Introduction to BIM and Revit Architecture

  • Building Information Modelling
  • Standard Terminology
  • Starting Projects
  • Viewing Commands – Open and Review a Project
  • Basic Drawing and Editing Tools
  • General Drawing Tools
  • Editing Elements – General Drawing and Editing
  • Basic Modifying Tools

Design Development Phase

  • Datum Elements – Levels and Grids
  • Setting Up Levels – Practice Setting Up Levels
  • Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • Creating Structural Grids
  • Adding Columns – Creating Structural Grid
  • Drawing and Modifying Walls
  • Drawing Walls
  • Modifying Walls – Creating the Exterior Shell
  • Helpful Editing Tools – Adding Interior Walls
  • Doors and Windows
  • Adding Doors and Windows
  • Loading Door and Window Types from the Library
  • Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes
  • Curtain Walls
  • Creating Curtain Walls
  • Adding Curtain Grids
  • Working with Curtain Wall Panels
  • Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids – Working with Curtain Walls
  • Creating Views
  • Duplicating Views
  • Adding Callout Views
  • Setting the View Display – Adding Foundations and Footings
  • Creating Elevations
  • Creating Sections
  • Floors
  • Creating Floors
  • Creating Shaft Openings
  • Creating Sloped Floors
  • Components
  • Adding Components
  • Modifying Components
  • Reflected Ceiling Plans
  • Creating Ceilings
  • Ceiling Soffits
  • Adding Ceiling Fixtures – Reflected Ceiling Plans
  • Roofs
  • Creating Roofs
  • Creating Roofs by Footprint
  • Reference Planes and Work Planes
  • Creating Roofs by Extrusion
  • Cleaning Up Wall and Roof Intersections
  • Vertical Circulation
  • Creating Assembled Stairs
  • Modifying Assembled Stairs
  • Sketching Custom Stairs
  • Creating Ramps
  • Working with Railings – Creating Stairs and Railings

Construction Documents Phase

  • Construction Documents
  • Setting Up Sheets
  • Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets – Creating Construction Documents
  • Printing Sheets
  • Annotating Construction Documents
  • Working with Dimensions – Adding Dimensions
  • Working With Text
  • Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
  • Tags and Schedules
  • Adding Tags
  • Rooms and Room Tags
  • Working with Schedules
  • Creating Legends
  • Detailing in Autodesk Revit Architecture
  • Setting Up Detail Views
  • Creating Details
  • Annotating Details
  • Keynoting and Keynote Legends
  • Patterning – Additional Details