From the Back Cover
The Ultimate Guide to Revit Architecture
This book′s detailed discussions and step–by–step tutorials teach you how to turn your conceptual design ideas into fully realized buildings using the powerful Revit Architecture software. You′ll learn professional modeling, massing, and detailing best practices as well as how to document, render, and present impressive, beautiful visualizations.
Based on real–world scenarios and featuring case studies drawn from the authors′ professional experience, this completely revised and updated edition covers Revit Architecture′s new point cloud integration features, displace elements capabilities, and all the new interface improvements. You′ll quickly become productive with Autodesk′s leading building information modeling software.
- Configuring templates and standards while managing a Revit Architecture project
- Using advanced techniques for modeling, massing, and visualization
- Developing extended modeling skills for walls, stairs, floors, and railings
- Documenting and presenting your designs with clear and compelling graphics
- Understanding laser scanning and how to use point clouds in a BIM environment
- Creating stunning visualizations that feature Revit′s new exploded axonemetrics capabilities
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Prepare for Revit Architecture 2014 Certification
About the Author
James Vandezande is a registered architect and Principal at HOK, where he is one of the company′s BIM leaders. James is also a cofounder of the New York City Revit Users Group and teaches Revit as an adjunct lecturing professor at NYU. Eddy Krygiel is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at HNTB Architects, where he implements BIM and has used Revit to complete projects of all sizes. Connect with James and Eddy at the popular Mastering Revit page on Facebook. Phil Read is the founder of Arch Tech, as well as one of the driving forces behind the original Revit software. He′s an avid blogger and a popular speaker at Autodesk University and currently works at an AEC–related technology startup.