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Revit Architecture 2015: A Hands-On Guide

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For undergraduate courses in Architecture in which Revit Architecture 2015 software is used.

Revit® Architecture 2015: A Comprehensive Guide, offers students a hands-on series of tutorials, arranged hierarchically, to acquaint them with the features and methodology of the Revit 2015 program. Once a student has successfully completed the basic exercises, he/she can then move on to the final project, which puts all the exercises together and illustrates the development of a real-world project from start to finish. Written by a practicing architect and educator, this text appeals to architects, architectural draftsmen, and students because it approaches the use of Revit for real-world application from the perspective of a professional in the field.

Hallmark Features:

Written by a practicing architect and trainer, this text emphasizes Revit features that are most applicable in the professional world.

  • Based on the author's successful training career, the book features an easy-to-learn format and builds skills incrementally from beginning through advanced levels of mastery.
  • Text builds toward a final section that shows students how to apply all the concepts learned in the book toward a total project, giving students an opportunity to observe the methodology in practice and to assess their understanding of the content by working with a real-world application.

Supported with solid pedagogical tools that help students study effectively.

  • A Getting Started chapter at the beginning of the book helps students get up to speed and start making Revit Architecture drawings.
  • Chapter Objectives with a bulleted list of learning objectives for each chapter provide users with a roadmap of important concepts and practices that will be introduced in the chapter.
  • Tips relate the author's experiences to specific chapter content. These enhance the student's success in the workplace and provide real-life tips and tricks for the problems.
  • Notes present hints, tips, and tricks to enhance productivity.
  • Exercises throughout the chapters provide step-by-step walk-through activities for the student, allowing immediate practice and reinforcement of newly learned skills.
  • Each chapter ends with a summary and multiple choice and true/false test questions.

Description

  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 10-7/8"
  • Pages: 744
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-314468-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-314468-0

Revit® Architecture 2015: A Comprehensive Guide, offers students a hands-on series of tutorials, arranged hierarchically, to acquaint them with the features and methodology of the Revit 2015 program. Once a student has successfully completed the basic exercises, he/she can then move on to the final project, which puts all the exercises together and illustrates the development of a real-world project from start to finish. Written by a practicing architect and educator, this text appeals to architects, architectural draftsmen, and students because it approaches the use of Revit for real-world application from the perspective of a professional in the field. Features solid pedagogical tools that help students study effectively:

•     A Getting Started chapter at the beginning of the book helps students get up to speed and start making Revit Architecture drawings.

•     Chapter Objectives with a bulleted list of learning objectives for each chapter provide users with a roadmap of important concepts and practices that will be introduced in the chapter.

•     Tips relate the author's experiences to specific chapter content. These enhance the student's success in the workplace and provide real-life tips and tricks for the problems.

•     Notes present hints, tips, and tricks to enhance productivity.

•     Exercises throughout the chapters provide step-by-step walk-through activities for the student, allowing immediate practice and reinforcement of newly learned skills.

•     Each chapter ends with a summary and multiple choice and true/false test questions.


Sample Content

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The BIM and Revit Architecture: The Building Information Model and BIM Software

Part One Getting Started

Chapter 2 Getting Started

Part Two Sections and Tutorials

Chapter 3 Walls

Chapter 4 Doors

Chapter 5 Windows

Chapter 6 Components and Families

Chapter 7 Roofs and Ceilings

Chapter 8 Floors

Chapter 9 Curtain Walls and Glazing

Chapter 10 Stairs, Railings, and Ramps (Circulation)

Chapter 11 Room and Area

Chapter 12 Dimensions, Annotations, and Detailing

Chapter 13 Structure, Levels, Grids, Columns, Beams, and Trusses

Chapter 14 Massing & Site

Chapter 15 Views

Chapter 16 Manage

Chapter 17 Modify Ribbon

Chapter 18 Rendering

Part Three Putting It All Together

Chapter 19 Tutorial Project

Index

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