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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2015 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Tobias Hathorn, Tessa Reist Hathorn, Ryan Duell

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Chapter 3Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings

This chapter will walk you through the most common horizontal host objects that make up your building. Although the process of creating a floor, roof, or ceiling is somewhat different for each, the tools used to edit each initial design element are similar and have overlapping methodology.

In this chapter, you’ll learn to:

  • Create floors by sketching, editing, and picking
  • Create sloped floors
  • Create and modify a roof by footprint
  • Create and modify a roof by extrusion
  • Adjust the slope of a roof
  • Create ceilings
  • Create custom ceilings by sketching
  • Add lights to a ceiling
  • Slope and modify the ceiling type

Creating Floors

There are quite a few ways to create floors in the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software. ...

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