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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014: No Experience Required by Eric Wing

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Chapter 6

Floors

It’s going to be hard to convince you that floors are easy when an entire chapter is dedicated to this lone aspect of Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software. Well, floors are easy. I’m devoting an entire chapter to the subject because we need to address a lot of aspects of floors.

  • Placing a floor slab
  • Building a floor by layers
  • Splitting the floor materials
  • Pitching a floor to a floor drain
  • Creating shaft openings

Placing a Floor Slab

Adding a floor to a model is quite simple, but in Revit Architecture, you’re truly modeling the floor. That means you can include the structure and the finish when you create your floor. When you cut a section through the floor, you get an almost perfect representation of your floor system and ...

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