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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 4Stairs, Ramps, and Railings

Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software contains powerful tools for creating stairs, railings, and ramps. These elements are created and controlled with separate tools, which we will discuss and utilize in this chapter. In addition, these separate elements can interact with each other to form more complex systems, which we will also cover during the exercises in this chapter.

In this chapter, you’ll learn to:

  • Create and modify railings
  • Create stairs by component
  • Create stairs by sketch
  • Customize stair landings
  • Create multistory stairs
  • Create and customize ramps

Creating a Generic Railing

Stairs contain numerous parameters, but not all of the parameter controls are equally important during the design process. ...

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