ISBN 9788126540877,Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Essentials

Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Essentials



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788126540877

ISBN-10 8126540877


Number of Pages 400 Pages
Language (English)

Computer Engineering

 Revit Essentials is a unique learning resource that features concise, straightforward explanations and real-world hands-on exercises and tutorials to teach new users the software's core features and functions. Each chapter opens with a quick discussion of concepts and learning goals and then briskly moves into an approachable hand on exercise that readers can follow to gain confidence using the software. Each chapter features compelling full-color screenshots to illustrate tutorial steps and chapters conclude with a related and more open-ended project to further reinforce the chapter's lessons.

Special Features

  • This Autodesk Official Training Guide will be promoted by Autodesk's to their 2500 worldwide Authorized Training Centers on Autodesk web sites, in emails, at Autodesk University and in other channels.

  • The full-color Revit Essentials book features approachable, real-world, hands-on exercises and additional learning tutorials that will allow new users to quickly become productive with building information modeling program.

  • Revit remains Autodesk's fastest-growing software package and continued growth is expected as the industry continues the move from 2D drafting to 3D building information modeling and Autodesk is putting significant marketing and promotional muscle behind this release.

About the Author
Eddy Krygiel
 is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at HNTB Architects and has used Revit to complete projects of all scopes and sizes. He also teaches Revit to practicing architects and architectural students and lectures around the nation on the use of BIM in the construction industry.

Phil Read is an industry leader in research and development on BIM, visualization and cloud-based collaboration. He maintains a popular Revit blog is a popular presenter at Autodesk University and played a leading role in providing training and ongoing support for the engineers on the Freedom Tower World Trade Center Initiative in New York.

James Vandezande is an Associate and Senior Manager of Virtual Design + Construction at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill where he has pioneered its BIM implementation strategies.


  • Foreword

  • Introduction

  • Introducing the Autodesk Revit Architecture Interface

  • Schematic Design

  • Walls and Curtain Walls

  • Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings

  • Stairs, Ramps, and Railings

  • Adding Families

  • Modifying Families

  • Groups and Phasing

  • Rooms and Color-Fill Plans

  • Work sharing

  • Details and Annotations

  • Creating Drawing Sets

  • Work flow and Site Modeling

  • Tips, Tricks and Troubleshooting

  • Appendix Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Certification

  • Index