Mastering Revit Architecture 2008 / Edition 1

Mastering Revit Architecture 2008 / Edition 1

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Mastering Revit Architecture 2008 / Edition 1

Revit Architecture has revolutionized how architects design, develop, and deliver projects—and now you can join the revolution with this expert guide. Authored by a team of Revit aficionados and experts, this in-depth book uses clear explanations, detailed tutorials, and practical examples to show you how to best implement Revit in the real world. Starting with a focused look at the basics of Revit and Building Information Modeling (BIM), you’ll move quickly into setting up and customizing your Revit tools, preparing your office/project templates and settings, creating your library of components, and much more.

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ISBN-13: 9780470144831
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/19/2007
Pages: 736
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Understanding BIM: From the Basics to Advanced Realities.

Chapter 2: Revit Fundamentals.

Chapter 3: Know Your Editing Tools.

Chapter 4: Setting up your templates and Office Standards.

Chapter 5: Customizing System Families and Project Settings in Your Template.

Chapter 6: Modeling Principles in Revit.

Chapter 7: Concept Massing Studies.

Chapter 8: From Conceptual Mass to a Real Building.

Chapter 9: Working with Design Options.

Chapter 10: Creating Custom 3D Content.

Chapter 11: Extended Modeling Techniques.

Chapter 12: Presenting Your Design.

Chapter 13: Fine-Tuning Your Preliminary Design.

Chapter 14: Evaluating Your Preliminary Design: Sustainability.

Chapter 15: Annotating Your Model.

Chapter 16: Developing the Design with Smart Workflows.

Chapter 17: Moving from Design to Detailed Documentation.

Chapter 18: Advanced Detailing Techniques.

Chapter 19: Tracking Changes in Your Model.

Chapter 20: Worksharing.

Chapter 21: Troubleshooting and Optimizing Tips.

Appendix A: The Bottom Line.


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