Introducing and Implementing Revit Architecture 2008 / Edition 1

Introducing and Implementing Revit Architecture 2008 / Edition 1

by Lay Christopher Fox, James J. Balding
     
 

ISBN-10: 1428319441

ISBN-13: 9781428319448

Pub. Date: 11/13/2007

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This innovative book shows how building design strengths and methods can be used and applied with Autodesk Revit Architecture 2008. Coverage explores the ways in which Revit Architecture handles design and documentation tasks and the advantages it presents for creating fully integrated building information models. Tutorial exercises early in the book illustrate how

Overview

This innovative book shows how building design strengths and methods can be used and applied with Autodesk Revit Architecture 2008. Coverage explores the ways in which Revit Architecture handles design and documentation tasks and the advantages it presents for creating fully integrated building information models. Tutorial exercises early in the book illustrate how Autodesk Revit Architecture can be combined effectively with AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop drawings to make the best use of existing files and work practices. Numerous other exercises illustrate how to use Revit Architecture's sophisticated and robust capabilities as a full-featured architectural design tool— sketched massing objects that convert to building elements, configurable components, automatic coordination of all parts of the building model with views and annotations, simply controlled yet detailed graphic representation and output, strong data management via schedules, and color diagrams.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428319448
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
11/13/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1 The Very Basics 2 Under the Surface: Standards and Settings 3 Design Modeling with Building and Site Components 4 Design Modeling with Mass Objects 5 Subdivide the Design: Phases, Worksets 6 Managing Annotation 7Schedules 8 Areas and Rooms 9 Graphic Output 10 Design Options and Logical Formulas 11 Groups and Linking Conclusion Appendix

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