Book: Mastering Revit Architecture 2010
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. Redefine How You Design and Document with Revit Architecture 2010
Join the BIM revolution with the new edition of this bestselling guide from an expert author team of Revit professionals. Using clear explanations, detailed tutorials, and practical examples, they show you how to immediately implement and use Revit with spectacular results.
You’ll start with a thorough look at Revit and BIM basics, before quickly moving into setting up and customizing tools, preparing templates and settings, and creating a library of components. From there, the book guides you through a wealth of information, including the new conceptual modeling environment, using Revit for green building analysis, implementing smart workflows, creating rich construction documents, and more. Packed with techniques, tips, and 16 pages of stunning examples in full color, this is the perfect resource to help you unleash your creativity with Revit Architecture 2010.
Customizing system families and project settings to create templates and make Revit match your style and needs
Using the new conceptual design tools to quickly build and rationalize complex geometry
Verifying early design decisions using massing studies and schedules
Mastering modeling principles of Revit
Understanding smart workflows—the power of groups, links, and design options
Learning practical techniques to achieve rich construction documentation
Collaborating, tracking changes, and coordinating processes
Measuring the effects of sun and shadow using solar animations
Move to BIM and Increase Your Productivity
Implement Revit and BIM Principles, and Learn Best Practices
Improve Your Workflows, Worksharing, and Collaboration
Learn Advanced Modeling and Presentation Techniques
Explore Sustainable Design with Revit Architecture
Enjoy Interoperability with Civil 3D 2010 and 3ds Max Design 2010 About the Author
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.