Introducing the only continuous, step-by-step tutorial for Revit Architecture
Revit is the industry-leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) software package, noted for its power and sophistication. This is the only book to teach Revit basics using a continuous, real-world tutorial that covers each phase of designing, documenting, and presenting a four-story office building. Revit newcomers will quickly learn the essentials through concise explanations, focused examples, and step-by-step instructions for an actual project, modeling each step of a real structure from placing walls and windows to creating roofs, stairs, and railings.Presents the industry-leading BIM software in an easy-to-follow tutorial developed by a Revit expert who has trained thousands of architects and engineers Introduces the interface and Revit conventions, then moves into modeling a four-story building, showing how to use Revit tools for views, grids, and editing Tutorial progresses just as a real project would, including placing walls, doors, and windows to working with structural grids, beams, and foundations; building floors and joining them to walls; and creating roofs and ceilings Shows how to add text and dimensions, use dimensions as a design tool, generate construction documentation, and create schedules and material takeoffs Explores crucial site considerations, Revit's rendering capabilities, how to import and export to various formats, and many more advanced features
"Autodesk Revit Architecture: No Experience Required" takes newcomers step by step through this leading BIM software with a real-world project that enhances understanding.