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Mastering Revit® Architecture 2010

ISBN: 978-0-470-45649-1
816 pages
July 2009
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As Autodesk's fastest-growing software package, Revit Architecture offers a new version that will require Revit users of all areas of expertise—architects, project managers, designers, contractors, and building owners—to learn new skills. As the only complete tutorial and reference for the newest version of Revit software, this book provides you with a hands-on look at the Revit interface, explores key modeling principles, looks at design options and features, and shows how to best present designs, and discusses proven workflows and best practices. The in-depth discussions, real-world examples, and detailed tutorials are drawn from the author’s professional experience using the program.

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1: Understanding BIM: From the Basics to Advanced Realities.

Chapter 2: Revit Fundamentals.

Chapter 3: Know Your Editing Tools.

Chapter 4: Setting Up Your Templates and Office Standards.

Chapter 5: Customizing System Families and Project Settings in Your Template.

Chapter 6: Modeling Principles in Revit I.

Chapter 7: Modeling Principles in Revit II.

Chapter 8: Concept Massing Studies.

Chapter 9: From Conceptual Mass to a Real Building.

Chapter 10: Working with Design Options.

Chapter 11: Creating Custom 3D Content.

Chapter 12: Extended Modeling Techniques—Walls.

Chapter 13: Extended Modeling Techniques—Roofs and Floors.

Chapter 14: Extended Modeling Techniques—Railings and Fences.

Chapter 15: Presentation Techniques for Plans, Sections, and Elevations.

Chapter 16: Presenting Perspective Views.

Chapter 17: Fine-Tuning Your Preliminary Design.

Chapter 18: Evaluating Your Preliminary Design: Sustainability.

Chapter 19: Annotating Your Model.

Chapter 20: Developing the Design with SmartWorkflows.

Chapter 21: Moving from Design to Detailed Documentation.

Chapter 22: Advanced Detailing Techniques.

Chapter 23: Tracking Changes in Your Model.

Chapter 24: Worksharing.

Appendix A: The Bottom Line.

Appendix B: Tips and Troubleshooting.


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Author Information

Greg Demchak is a product designer for Revit Architecture. He also teaches at Boston Architectural College and holds a master's degree in architecture from MIT.

Tatjana Dzambazova is an internationally recognized AEC industry technology speaker. She was project manager for Revit Architecture for two years and previously practiced architecture for twelve years in Vienna and London.

Eddy Krygiel is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at HNTB Architects. He has used Revit to complete projects of all scopes and sizes. Eddy is responsible for implementing BIM at his firm and also consults for other architecture and contracting firms looking to implement BIM.

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