Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Essentials [NOOK Book]

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Learn Revit Architecture Quickly and Easily

This Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 and helps prepare you for the Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams. Learn how to best navigate the user interface, create floor plans, add content, prepare documentation, detail and annotate, and more. Whether you're an aspiring BIM professional, preparing for certification, or ...

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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Essentials

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Overview

Learn Revit Architecture Quickly and Easily

This Autodesk Official Training Guide thoroughly covers the fundamentals of Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 and helps prepare you for the Certified Associate and Certified Professional exams. Learn how to best navigate the user interface, create floor plans, add content, prepare documentation, detail and annotate, and more. Whether you're an aspiring BIM professional, preparing for certification, or just updating your Revit Architecture skills, this is the fast and thorough grounding you need.

Learn these Revit Architecture essentials—and more:

  • Visualizing and documenting your design

  • Adding and modifying content

  • Working with walls and curtain walls

  • Modeling, massing, and "sketching" your best ideas

  • Tagging rooms and generating color fill plans

  • Working with families and the Family Editor

  • Preparing documentation with views and phases

  • Annotating and scheduling efficiently

Learn how to transform your design concepts into parametric forms

Easily create accurate takeoffs and attractive presentation documents

This striking Essentials book features:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives

  • Step-by-step tutorials

  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations

  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises

  • Downloadable exercise files

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118330425
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/11/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 907,302
  • File size: 34 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

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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Table of Contents

Foreword xvii

Introduction xxv

Chapter 1 Introducing the Autodesk Revit Architecture Interface 1

Chapter 2 Schematic Design 31

Chapter 3 Walls and Curtain Walls 57

Chapter 4 Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings 91

Chapter 5 Stairs, Ramps, and Railings 117

Chapter 6 Adding Families 139

Chapter 7 Modif ying Families 155

Chapter 8 Groups and Phasing 187

Chapter 9 Rooms and Color-Fill Plans 209

Chapter 10 Worksharing 229

Chapter 11 Details and Annotations 255

Chapter 12 Creating Drawing Sets 281

Chapter 13 Workf low and Site Modeling 309

Chapter 14 Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting 327

Appendix Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Certification 341

Index 353

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 30, 2012

    Have heard great things about the book from fellow students and

    Have heard great things about the book from fellow students and have borrowed a copy and has helped me greatly. About to get my copy now. One thing for sure is Vandezande was a amazing revit professor at Polytechnic Institute of NYU.... he is missed in that curriculum for sure.

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