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Learning Revit Architecture 2014

Video Description

In this Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 training course, expert trainer Brian Myers introduces you to the powerful features of this BIM (Building Information Modeling) software from Autodesk. Designed for beginners, this tutorial focuses on the core architectural tools that Revit has to offer. No prior experience is required to learn from this Revit video tutorial.
You will begin this training with a tour of the Revit interface, to become familiar with the tools and their locations. You will quickly jump into using the tools with instruction on column grids. Other topics that Brian covers include; working with walls, adding doors and windows, managing and switching views, adding floors, roofs and ceilings. You will learn to load and place casework, add stairs, decorate with topography, and work in rooms. Brian also teaches you about rendering, graphic visibility, detail components, printing and exporting, and finally, linking CAD files.
When you have completed this Revit Architecture 2014 video training, you will have a working understanding of the architectural tools available in Revit. You will be capable of creating your own Revit Models, using the techniques Brian covers in this training course. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. What You Will Accomplish 00:01:23
    2. About The Author 00:01:42
  2. User Interface
    1. Application Menu 00:05:27
    2. Ribbon 00:05:28
    3. Options Bar 00:01:08
    4. Moving And Docking Properties 00:02:52
    5. Project Browser 00:04:11
    6. Viewing And Drawing Area 00:03:45
    7. Properties Palette 00:05:49
    8. Quick Access Toolbar 00:03:58
    9. Status Bar 00:01:21
    10. Zooming Tools 00:04:22
  3. Things You Must Do First
    1. Template Overview 00:03:29
    2. Project Origin 00:02:26
    3. Project Location 00:02:29
    4. True And Project North 00:04:15
    5. Pinning 00:02:51
    6. Phases 00:06:12
    7. Levels 00:06:41
  4. Column Grids
    1. Column Grids 00:06:20
    2. Column Type Differences 00:05:07
    3. Column Loading 00:04:29
    4. Column Placement 00:03:29
    5. Column Copy To Levels 00:03:50
  5. Walls
    1. Wall Ribbon 00:03:07
    2. Wall Shape 00:04:04
    3. Wall Options 00:05:48
    4. Wall Types 00:03:44
    5. Detail Level 00:03:33
    6. Properties Palette 00:04:36
    7. Basic Wall 00:09:14
    8. Curtain Wall 00:04:17
    9. Offset Wall 00:02:33
    10. Trim Wall 00:03:39
    11. Split Wall 00:02:40
    12. Align Wall 00:02:49
  6. Doors And Windows
    1. Load Door And Windows 00:06:32
    2. Place Door 00:04:15
    3. Placing Doors in Curtain Walls 00:04:36
    4. Place Window 00:04:07
    5. Window Spacing 00:04:10
    6. Door Tags 00:03:00
  7. Views
    1. Default 3D View 00:02:57
    2. Elevations 00:05:43
    3. Sections 00:04:40
    4. Camera 00:06:31
    5. Duplicating Views 00:07:06
    6. Tile Windows 00:03:44
    7. Close Hidden Windows 00:02:08
    8. Sheet Creation 00:04:16
    9. Active View 00:01:51
    10. View Scaling 00:02:54
    11. Crop Region 00:04:24
    12. Viewport Titles 00:04:01
  8. Floors
    1. Sketch 00:07:48
    2. Edit Sketch 00:03:51
    3. Copy Floors 00:01:57
    4. Floor Opening 00:02:22
    5. Sloped Floor 00:02:41
    6. Custom Floor 00:03:35
  9. Roofs
    1. Roof 00:04:04
    2. Gable Roof 00:04:27
    3. Roof Type 00:01:59
  10. Ceilings
    1. Ceiling 00:02:17
    2. Sketch Mode And Automatic 00:07:03
    3. Making And Editing Types 00:03:43
    4. Lights 00:03:47
    5. Array And Copy Lights 00:04:15
  11. Casework
    1. Load And Place Casework 00:05:20
    2. Load And Place Counter 00:02:57
    3. Load And Place Sink 00:06:34
  12. Stairs
    1. Stair By Component 00:05:24
    2. Adjust Stair Opening 00:02:06
    3. Adding Rail 00:05:17
    4. Stair Properties 00:03:28
    5. Railing Properties 00:04:49
  13. Topography
    1. Toposurface 00:02:44
    2. Plants 00:02:41
  14. Rooms
    1. Room Objects 00:05:34
    2. Room Object Properties 00:04:22
    3. Room Tag 00:01:48
  15. Rendering
    1. Preparing The Scene 00:03:24
    2. Rendering 00:06:15
  16. Graphics
    1. Visibility Graphics 00:05:52
    2. Hiding And Revealing Elements 00:04:16
    3. Visual Styles 00:04:04
    4. Linework Tool 00:02:59
  17. Detailing
    1. Sections And Callouts 00:05:23
    2. Text 00:07:49
    3. Dimensioning 00:12:07
    4. Filled Regions 00:01:45
    5. Detail Components 00:04:32
    6. Detail Lines 00:05:21
    7. Drafting View 00:04:35
  18. Printing And Exporting
    1. Printing 00:07:30
    2. Export To CAD 00:05:29
  19. Linking Files
    1. Prep CAD Files 00:09:01
    2. Linking CAD File 00:04:22
    3. Linking Revit Files 00:03:04
  20. Conclusion
    1. Wrap Up 00:00:53