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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 Essentials by Tessa Reist Hathorn, Tobias Hathorn, Ryan Duell

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Chapter 3

Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings

We’ve approached this chapter by grouping together horizontal host elements that make up your building. Although the process of creating a floor, roof, or ceiling is somewhat different, the tools used to edit each initial design element have a lot of overlap and similarity.

In this chapter, you learn the following skills:

  • Creating floors
  • Laying out roofs
  • Adding ceilings

Creating Floors

There are quite a few ways to create floors in the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software. But we honestly don’t have the space to dig deep into all these variations! Quite frankly, they’re not important for early design iteration.

What’s important is that you understand what the various approaches to a single floor type ...

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