revit architecture advanced

Revit Advanced FOR ALL DISCIPLINES

Duration: 24 hours

Teaching Methodolody: Hands on

DESCRIPTION

The Autodesk® Revit® software has many advance design and collaboration tools. This course focuses on these advance topics. Part 1 addresses topics that are common to all disciplines. Part 2 addresses topics that are specifics to architects.

OVERVIEW

Part 1 - Topics that Are common to All Disciplines:

  • Groups
  • In-Place Families
  • Project Information
  • Worksharing
  • Collaboration
  • Design Options
  • Phases
  • Walkthroughs

Part 2 - Topics Specifics to Architects:

  • Simple Families
  • Complex Families
  • Masses

AUDIENCE

People who would like to be able to work as a team and to create complex designs and walkthroughs.

PREREQUISITES

Revit Intermediate for Architects and Structure Engineers or Revit MEP.

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COURSE CONTENTS

Part 1 - For All Disciplines

01 - Groups

  • Introducing Groups
  • Creating a Model Group
  • Creating and Managing Model and Detail Groups
  • Attaching Annotation Detail Groups
  • Creating Detail Groups
  • Editing Groups
  • Making Parameters Vary Between Groups
  • Excluding Elements from Groups
  • Converting Groups to Links
  • Saving and Loading Groups
  • Understanding Best Practices for Working with Groups
Groups

02 - Creating In-Place Families

  • Introduction to In-Place Modeling Tools
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Extruded Forms
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Blended Forms
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Revolved Forms
  • Creating In-Place Family Objects Using Solid Swept Forms
  • Enhancing In-Place Families
  • Understanding Adaptive Components
  • Using Adaptive Components to Create Building Elements
  • Creating Curved Sloped Walls
  • Creating a Fire Place
Creating  In-Place Families

03 - Worksharing

  • Introducing Worksharing Concepts
  • Understanding Worksharing Terminology
  • Enabling Worksharing in a Project File
  • Creating the Central Model
  • Creating a Local Model
  • Creating Worksets
  • Understanding Workset Visibility
  • Understanding How Central and Local Files Communicate
  • Closing a Workshared Project
  • Understanding Editing Requests
  • Understanding the Active Workset
  • Understanding Worksharing Display Modes
  • Specifying Open Worksets
  • Managing Worksets in Linked Revit Files
  • Working Offline and Editing at Risk
  • Viewing the Workshared Project History
  • Rolling Back Workshared Projects
  • Detaching a File from Central
Worksharing

04 - Collaboration

  • Linking Revit Models
  • Controlling the Coordinates in Linked Revit Models
  • Controlling the Display of Elements in a Linked Model
  • Scheduling Elements from a Linked Model
  • Tagging Elements in a Linked Model
  • Monitoring and Coordinating Changes Within a Single Project
  • Using Copy and Monitor in a Single Project
  • Using Copy and Monitor with Linked Projects
  • Performing a Coordination Review with Linked Models
  • Checking For Interferences
Collaboration

05 - Phases

  • Introducing Phases
  • Understanding Phases
  • Managing Phases
  • Understanding Phase Filters and Graphic Overrides
  • Assigning Phases and Phase Filters to a View
  • Understanding the Impact of Phases on Documentation
  • Demolishing Elements
  • Establishing Phases in Project Templates
Phases

06 - Design Options

  • Introducing Design Options
  • Working with Design Options and Option Sets
  • Editing Design Options
  • Duplicating and Deleting Design Options
  • Creating Design Option Views
  • Understanding the Impact of Design Options on Documentation
  • Promoting and Accepting Design Options
Design Options

07 - Construction Modeling

  • Creating and Modifying Parts
  • Controlling the Visibility
  • Dividing Parts
  • Merging and Excluding Parts
  • Scheduling Parts
  • Understanding Wall Joins and Parts
  • Creating Parts from Linked Models
  • Creating Assemblies
  • Placing and Modifying Assembly Instances
  • Creating Assembly Views
  • Acquiring Assembly Views
  • Modifying Assembly Views
Construction Modeling

08 - Commercial Families

  • Elevators
  • Doors
  • Bi-Fold-Sliding-Door
  • Garage Doors
  • Windows
  • Sash-Windows
  • Kitchen
  • Escalators
  • Seatings
  • Tables
  • Cupboards
Commercial Families

09 - Managing Projects

  • Managing Project Information
  • Specifying the Location and Site
  • Managing Project Browser View Organization        
  • Using Parameters and Filters for Browser Organization
  • Managing Project Browser Sheet Organization
  • Working with Coordinate Systems
  • Relocating a Project
  • Rotating True North and Project North
  • Mirroring a Project
  • Understanding Project Template Files
  • Transferring Project Standards
  • Deleting Unused Items
  • Setting the Starting View
Managing Projects

10 - Design Analysis

  • Enabling the Sun Path Diagram
  • Creating a Solar Study
  • Understanding Energy Settings
  • Performing an Energy Analysis with a Mass Model
  • Performing an Energy Analysis with Building Elements
Design Analysis

11 - Creating Walkthroughs

  • Creating Walkthroughs
  • Playing Animations
  • Exporting
Creating Walkthroughs

Part 2 - For Architects

12 - Creating Families - Bookcase

  • Creating Family Skeleton
  • Family Parameters and Types
  • Create 3 bookcase types
  • Creating Panels
  • Creating Back Panel
  • Add Base Thickness
  • Creating and Assigning Subcategories
  • Adding Shelves
  • Assign the Shelves subcategory
  • Managing Visibility
  • Adding a Masking Region
  • Assigning Materials
  • Creating material Parameters
  • Controlling Door Visibility
  • Creating a Type Catalog
Creating Families - Bookcase

13 - Creating Families - Baluster

  • Creating New Family File
  • Creating the Steel Plates
  • Creating Brackets to Connect the Steel Plates
  • Defining and Assigning Materials
  • Testing the New Family
Creating Families - Baluster

14 - Creating Families - Solar Shade

  • The Mounting Plate
  • Geometry for Hung and Braced Support
  • Create the Solar Shade family
  • Louver for the Solar Shade
  • Finishing the Solar Shade
Creating Families - Solar Shade

15 - Creating Families - Complex Window

  • Window Frame
  • Window Sash
  • Window Glass
  • Window Mullion
  • Assign new Material
  • Define new Window Types
  • Wall Closure
  • Controlling The View
Creating Families - Complex Window

16 - Creating Families - Mousharabieh

Creating Families - Mousharabieh

17 - Creating Families - 2 Arch Windows and 1 Arch Door

Creating Families - 2 Arch Windows and 1 Arch Door

18 - Creating Inclined Windows

  • Creating a Void Opening in the Wall
  • Using Void Sweeps to Change Wall Shapes
  • Creating the Window
Creating Inclined Windows

19 - Creating Families - Parametric Louvre

  • Creating the Repeating Plate
  • Nesting Families
  • Using Array to Create the Repeating Geometry
  • Adding Parameters
  • Testing the Family
Creating Families - Parametric Louvre

20 - Introduction to Masses

  • Overview of Massing Studies
  • Placing Mass Elements
  • Creating Concepptual Massing
  • Setting Workplanes
  • Creating Mass Forms
  • Dynamic Editing for Conceptual Massing
  • Working with Profiles and Edges
  • From Massing to Building
Introduction to Masses

21 - Conceptual Design Environment

  • Understanding the Conceptual Design Environment
  • Working in 3D in the Conceptual Design Environment
  • Creating Conceptual Mass Solid Forms
  • Creating Conceptual Mass Surfaces
  • Creating Conceptual Mass Void Forms
  • Creating Forms from Imported CAD Files
  • Creating Reference Planes and Reference Lines
  • Creating Forms from Model Lines versus Reference Lines
  • Using Reference Points
  • Creating Dimension and Parameter Constraints
  • Modifying Form Profiles
  • Modifying Forms with Add Edge and Add Profile
  • Sketching on Forms
  • Creating Divided Paths
  • Creating Divided Surfaces
  • Adding Patterns to Divided Surfaces
  • Creating a Panel Family for Conceptual Massing
  • Creating Adaptive Components
  • Repeating an Adaptive Component Along a Divided Path
  • Loading a Conceptual Mass into the Project Environment
  • Understanding How to Place Mass Elements and Control Their Visibility
  • Creating an In-Place Mass
  • Creating Mass Floors
  • Working with Mass Type Properties to Place Tags and Create Schedules
  • Creating Model by Face Elements
  • Modifying Elements with Update to Face and Edit Face Selection
Conceptual Design Environment