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Introducing Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011

ISBN: 978-0-470-64971-8
544 pages
October 2010
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Revit all-stars present a fast, focused introduction to Revit functions, tools, and concepts

Hailed for its ease of use, power, and sophistication, Revit is the industry-leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package. Introducing Revit Architecture provides a thorough overview of Revit's concepts, interface conventions, tools, and tasks. In-depth discussions, reinforced by comprehensive step-by-step exercises, detail how to model, document, present, and share designs. Written by expert authors – all architects with years of Revit experience – Introducing Revit Architecture is the perfect resource for readers of all skill levels who want to quickly accomplish crucial Revit tasks.

  • Practical exercises on core Revit features enable new users to quickly get up to speed
  • A 16-page color insert focusing on real-world Revit uses drawn from the team's experience and industry contacts
  • Straightforward explanations, real-world examples, beautiful illustrations, and practical tutorials focus squarely on accomplishing vital Revit tasks

Introducing Revit Architecture helps professionals and students to easily and efficiently learn the basics of Revit and BIM.

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Table of Contents

1 Getting Started.


3 Modeling.

4 Constraints and Dimensions.

5 Visibility Controls.

6 Introduction to Families.

7 Massing.

8 Groups.

9 Renderings.

10 Working with Other Files.

11 Rooms and Areas.

12 Tags, Schedules, and Keynotes.

13 Detailing.

14 Sheets.

15 Design Options.

16 Phases.

17 Creating Families.

18 Revisions.

19 Collaboration.

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Author Information

Patrick Davis is Manager of Virtual Design and Construction at PBS&J and has used Revit to complete projects of all sizes. He is one of the founders of the Kansas City Revit User Group, teaches Revit, and has also served as the Communication Task Chair for the National Building Information Modeling Standard (NBIMS). Charlie Busa is an Autodesk Technical Consultant and a frequent Autodesk University speaker. Beau Turner is a Revit Consultant and Developer with Avatech Solutions and is a frequent Autodesk University speaker. Stephen Stafford is a Revit Consultant, editor of the Autodesk User Group International AEC Edge e-zine, and operates a popular Revit blog (revitoped.blogspot.com).

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