Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Essentials

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 11, 2012 - Computers - 400 pages

Get quickly up to speed on Revit Architecture's core features and functions

This unique new Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Revit Architecture. The fast, focused guide teaches you everything you need to become quickly productive with the software, including how to best use the interface, create floor plans, add content, prepare documentation, annotate, and more. Each chapter features compelling, full-color screenshots to illustrate tutorial steps and concludes with a related and more open-ended project to further reinforce the lessons.

Beginners can start anywhere in the book and compare their results with the pros, using downloadable datasets.

  • Contains an introduction to Revit's architectural interface and powerful tools
  • Includes a wealth of hands-on exercises that help to hone your Revit skills
  • Features detailed information on how to visualize, present, and document your design
  • Provides hands-on instruction for working with families, groups, and phasing
  • Includes information to help users prepare for the Revit Associate and Professional Exams

The book uses a workflow-based approach that mirrors how projects progress in the real world and features tips and tricks drawn from the authors' extensive professional experience.

 

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
31
Section 3
32
Section 4
34
Section 5
35
Section 6
41
Section 7
43
Section 8
47
Section 20
131
Section 21
137
Section 22
139
Section 23
155
Section 24
176
Section 25
183
Section 26
184
Section 27
187

Section 9
57
Section 10
65
Section 11
71
Section 12
83
Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
100
Section 16
109
Section 17
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Section 18
114
Section 19
117
Section 28
201
Section 29
209
Section 30
229
Section 31
255
Section 32
273
Section 33
281
Section 34
304
Section 35
309
Section 36
327
Section 37
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About the author (2012)

James Vandezande is a registered architect and principal at HOK, where he is one of the company's BIM leaders. James is also President of the New York City Revit User Group and has taught Revit as an adjunct lecturing professor at NYU.

Phil Read was one of the driving forces behind the original Revit software. He's now Director of Strategy at M-SIX and guiding the implementation of VEO, the world's first fully integrated and cloud-based BIM platform for the design, construction, and operation of buildings.

Eddy Krygiel is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at HNTB Architects, where he implements BIM and has used Revit to complete projects of all sizes. All three authors maintain the popular Revit blog www.architecture-tech.com.

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