Introducing Revit Architecture 2008

Introducing Revit Architecture 2008

by Eddy Krygiel, Greg Demchak, Tatjana Dzambazova
     
 

Join the BIM Revolution

Revit Architecture is transforming how architectural models are designed and documented, and this is the perfect guide for quickly becoming productive with this industry-leading BIM solution. This practical reference and tutorial begins with a theoretical overview of BIM, explains the principles of Revit, and then delves into all of

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Join the BIM Revolution

Revit Architecture is transforming how architectural models are designed and documented, and this is the perfect guide for quickly becoming productive with this industry-leading BIM solution. This practical reference and tutorial begins with a theoretical overview of BIM, explains the principles of Revit, and then delves into all of Revit's essential tools. You will first get acquainted with Revit's intuitive interface, and then through a series of challenging architectural exercises, you will learn how to model, document, present, and share your design ideas.

This concise introduction to Revit is based on real-world architectural scenarios. The expert authors are architects whose years of experience with BIM technology has resulted in these pages of impressive examples, practical explanations, and in-depth and detailed tutorials. It's the perfect resource for readers of all skill levels who need to quickly accomplish vital Revit tasks. Inside you'll learn about:

  • BIM and its advantages over traditional drafting
  • The basics of parametric modeling and the Revit philosophy
  • How to start and develop a design and move it to construction documentation
  • The secrets to creating inspiring presentations
  • The best ways to exchange and share your design with others

Produce fully detailed working drawings

Automatically generate color-fill plans

Deliver compelling graphic presentations

Valuable companion CD

The CD-ROM contains sample families and all the tutorial files necessary to complete the exercises in the book, including before and after versions so you can compare results.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470126523
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/07/2007
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.81(d)

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Meet the Author

Eddy Krygiel is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at BNIM Architects. He teaches Revit to architects and architectural students and has lectured around the country on the use of BIM in the construction industry.

Greg Demchak is an architect and product designer for Revit Architecture. He has been working on the development of Revit since 2000 and teaches Revit at the Boston Architectual College.

Tatjana Dzambazova is an architect, the product manager for Revit Architecture, and an internationally recognized technology speaker.

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