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Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011: No Experience Required by Eric Wing

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Chapter 2. Creating a Model

Now that you have a solid working knowledge of the Revit Architecture interface and you understand how it differs from most other drafting applications, it's time to move on to creating the Revit model.

The first chapter had you add some exterior walls to the model, and this chapter will expand on that same concept. You will also be placing some of the components, such as doors, that were introduced in Chapter 1, "The Revit World." Revit is only as good as the families that support the model.

To kick off the chapter, we will focus on the accurate placement of interior and exterior walls. We also have a lot to learn about the properties of walls and how to tackle tricky areas where the walls just won't join together for ...

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