- [Instructor] This video I'm going to create some ceiling … elements, ceiling elements are really easy to create … in enclosed spaces because they have … this handy automatic feature. … But in cases where you have a more irregular-shaped ceiling, … you can also Sketch them. … So we'll look at both variations here in this video. … So let me start, first, by talking about the most common … mistake that new users make when creating ceilings. … You go to the Ceiling button right here, and then you see … this Automatic button here, you say yeah, … that sounds pretty good, and then you go yeah, … I want to put a ceiling in this space here, … and you click, and nothing happens. … Now, if you look down at the lower right-hand corner … of the screen, there's a little yellow-tinted warning … there that says none of the elements created are visible … in this floor plan, and it suggests a few reasons why. … So let me click the Modify tool to cancel, I'm going to click … anywhere to dismiss that warning, and then I'll come over …
AuthorPaul F. Aubin
Paul also shows advanced techniques for modeling stairs and complex walls, adding rooms, and creating schedules. Finally, discover how to annotate your drawing so all the components are perfectly understood, and learn how to output sheets to PDF and AutoCAD.
- Understanding BIM and the Revit element hierarchy
- Navigating views
- Creating a new project from a template
- Adding walls, doors, and windows
- Adding plumbing fixtures and other components
- Linking AutoCAD DWG files
- Rotating and aligning Revit links
- Working with footprint and extrusion roofs
- Adding openings
- Adding railings and extensions to stairs
- Creating stacked and curtain walls
- Hiding and isolating objects
- Adding rooms
- Creating schedule views
- Adding text and dimensions
- Creating new families
- Using reference planes, parameters, and constraints
- Plotting and creating a PDF
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Core Concepts
2. Getting Comfortable with the Revit Environment
3. Starting a Project
4. Modeling Basics
5. Links, Imports, and Groups
6. Sketch-Based Modeling Components
8. Complex Walls
9. Visibility and Graphic Controls
11. Schedules and Tags
12. Annotation and Details
13. The Basics of Families
14. Sheets, Plotting, and Publishing
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