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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014: No Experience Required by Eric Wing

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Chapter 7

Roofs

Roofs come in all shapes and sizes. Given the nature of roofs, there is a lot to think about when you place a roof onto your building. If it’s a flat roof, pitch is definitely a consideration. Drainage to roof drains or scuppers is another concern. But how about pitched roofs? Now you’re in an entirely new realm of options, pitches, slopes, and everything else you can throw at a roof design. Also, there are always dormers that no pitched roof can live without! Do the dormers align with the eaves, or are they set back from the building?

  • Placing roofs by footprint
  • Creating a sloping roof
  • Creating roofs by extrusion
  • Adding a roof dormer

Placing Roofs by Footprint

This book can’t address every situation you’ll encounter with a roof ...

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