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Introducing Revit Architecture 2010: BIM for Beginners

Introducing Revit Architecture 2010: BIM for Beginners

This concise introduction to Revit is based on real-world architectural scenarios

Price: $56.50
Product Code/ISBN: 9780470473559
Year: 2010
Binding: Softcover     Page Count: 480
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Join the BIM Revolution! Revit Architecture is transforming how architectural models are designed and documented, and this is the perfect guide for quickly becoming productive with this industry-leading BIM solution. This practical reference and tutorial begins with a theoretical overview of BIM, explains the principles of Revit, and then delves into all of Revit's essential tools. You will first get acquainted with Revit's intuitive interface, and then through a series of challenging architectural exercises, you will learn how to model, document, present, and share your design ideas.

This concise introduction to Revit is based on real-world architectural scenarios. The expert authors are architects whose years of experience with BIM technology has resulted in these pages of impressive examples, practical explanations, and in-depth and detailed tutorials. It's the perfect resource for readers of all skill levels who need to quickly accomplish vital Revit tasks.

Inside you'll learn about:

  • BIM and its advantages over traditional drafting
  • The basics of parametric modeling and the Revit philosophy
  • How to start and develop a design and move it to construction documentation
  • The secrets to creating inspiring presentations
  • The best ways to exchange and share your design with others
  • Produce fully detailed working drawings
  • Automatically generate color-fill plans
  • Deliver compelling graphic presentations

Comes with a valuable companion CD!