Designed specifically for interior designers
No previous experience with Autodesk Revit is required
Uses a project based, tutorial style approach
Includes a disc containing video instruction, starter files and bonus content
Helps you prepare for the Autodesk Revit Architecture Certification Exam
Features a new chapter on phasing and worksharing
The overall premise of the book is to learn Revit while developing the interior of a two story law office. The reader is provided an architectural model with established columns, beams, exterior walls, minimal interior walls and roofs in which to work. This allows more emphasis to be placed on interior design rather than primary architectural elements. The chapters chronology generally follows the typical design process. Students will find this book helps them more accurately and efficiently develop their design ideas and skills.
The first chapter introduces the reader to Revit, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and the basics of opening, saving and creating a new project. The second provides a quick introduction to modeling basic elements in Revit including walls, doors, windows and more. This chapter is designed to show students how powerful Revit is and hopefully make them more excited about learning it.
At the end of this tutorial, the reader will be able to model floor finishes, ceilings with soffits, casework, custom reception desk, restrooms, furniture and light fixtures. Additional features such as tags, schedules and photo-realistic rendering will be covered.
The videos cover the following:
Doors and Windows
Sheets and Sheet Lists
Sweeps and Reveals