Revit Architecture for Beginners
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Revit Architecture for Beginners

"Revit Tutorial". Learn By Designing Real Buildings. Boost Your Portfolio. Practical Hands-on Revit Training Course.
3.9 (137 ratings)
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Created by PAUL UGWU
Last updated 10/2015
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Includes:
  • 9.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course you will be able to produce drawings and rendered images of buildings. You should also be immediately productive in a building design office contributing to the bottom line.
  • In this course, you will learn to model buildings using the building information modelling software, Revit Architecture 2014. You will learn to navigate the user interface, model architectural elements like walls, windows, doors, roofs, floors, structure, curtain wall systems and stairs. You will annotate and dimension drawings, generate sections, details and schedules. You will also produce 3 dimensional images and renderings of buildings.
  • The primary objective of this course is to teach students the concepts of Building Information Modelling and introduce the tools for parametric building design and documentation using Revit Architecture. This course covers the basics of Revit Architecture, from schematic design through construction documentation. Students are introduced to the concepts of Building Information Modelling and the tools for parametric building design and documentation.
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Requirements
  • This course is aimed at new Autodesk Revit Architecture users or other Autodesk software users who want to learn essential elements of Autodesk Revit Architecture. No previous CAD experience is necessary. However, architectural design, drafting or engineering experience is highly recommended.
Description

Revit Tutorials. This is a beginners training course in Revit Architecture.

Looking to boost your income as a Revit Designer? Or maybe you’re seeking career enhancement in your current firm Or want to become more competitive in the job market.

The Revit Architecture for Beginners course is one of THE most comprehensive, cost-effective Revit courses you’ll find on the web..

It’s a one-stop-shop for everything you need to start creating professional building designs that engage clients, call them to action, and ultimately make you money!

If you’re looking for a genuinely effective course that equips you to build stunningly presented building designs that will start earning you better pay and saving you time in the process, this is guaranteed to be the number one course for you.

The course is structured in easy to follow modules starting from basic concepts to more intermediate applications. It is taught using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 version of the software. The course is in video format. The course will enable construction professionals get ahead in the learning curve of Building Information Modelling. A system that is currently gripping the industry, of which there is demand for competent professionals.

This course teaches students the concepts of Building Information Modelling and introduce the tools for parametric building design and documentation using Revit Architecture.

Agenda:

This course covers the basics of Revit Architecture, from schematic design through construction documentation. Students are introduced to the concepts of Building Information Modelling and the tools for parametric building design and documentation.

Students will cover:

Building Information Modelling, Exploring the User Interface, Working with Revit Elements and Families, Creating a Basic Floor Plan, Creating and Modifying Levels, Working with Grids, Adding and Modifying Walls, Using Editing Commands to Add Walls, Adding and Modifying Doors and Windows, Loading Additional Building Components, Adding and Modifying Component Families, Managing Views, Controlling Object Visibility, Creating and Modifying Section and Elevation Views, Creating and Modifying 3D Views, Placing Dimensions, Applying and Removing Constraints, Developing the Building Model, Creating and Modifying Floors, Adding and Modifying Ceilings, Adding and Modifying Roofs, Adding Curtain Walls, Creating Stairs and Railings, Creating Callout Views, Working with Detailed and Drafting Views, Working with Drafting Views Construction Documentation, Creating and Modifying Schedules, Creating Rooms and Room Schedules, Presenting the Building Model, Working with Drawing and Printing Sheets, Creating Renderings, Using Sun and Shadow Settings.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners
  • New Autodesk Revit Architecture users or other Autodesk software users who want to learn essential elements of Autodesk Revit Architecture
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 38 Lectures Collapse All 38 Lectures 09:39:18
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Introduction to the course
2 Lectures 23:34

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this introductory lecture we will address the questions: What is Building Information Modelling? What is Revit? We will discuss the course structure and what you will learn in the following tutorials. You will also be introduced to the modelling project.

Course Overview
07:14

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this tutorial, you will learn the different elements that constitutes the user interface. You will become familiar with the Quick Access Tool Bar, Info Centre, Application Menu, Ribbon, Options Bar, Properties Palette, Project Browser, Views Window, View Control Bar, Navigation Bar and the Status Bar,

User Interface
16:20
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Modelling Architectural Elements
4 Lectures 57:05

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit 2014.

In this tutorial you will learn to start constructing the building model starting with the walls. You will learn create and edit wall commands, input heights, draw a continuous chain of walls. You will also learn how to change the wall types using the wall types selector.

Architectural Elements Part 1
11:44

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit 2014

In this tutorial you will learn how to constrain walls, the use of mouse cross hairs, you will be introduced to use of grid lines and levels, contextual tabs; you will create walls and floors and learn how to orbit around your building.

Architectural Elements Part 2
19:30

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to draw and insert roofs into your building model. You will learn how to use the roof tool bar, use the draw tools, insert slope depending on whether your roof is pitched or flat and how to insert overhangs to the roof.

Architectural Elements Part 3
06:29

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014

In this tutorial you will learn how to edit the generic construction wall assemblies. You will learn how to change components and materials build up to meet the building's regulatory and performance requirements. You will also learn how to insert windows and doors in the building.

Windows Doors and Wall Assembly
19:22

Draw a Single Storey School Building of 4 Classrooms each of size 8000mm X 7000mm

Add Walls

Add Windows and Doors

Add Roof

Add the Floor

Practice
5 questions
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Modelling Sketch Techniques and Structures
5 Lectures 01:16:19

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this video you will learn advanced sketching techniques for roofs and floors. You will learn how to cut holes in floors and roofs to accommodate stairs and other vertical penetrations. You will also learn how to use the Draw tools and how to edit and modify roofs and floors.

Floor, Sketch and Modify Commands Part 1
19:01

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this video you will learn how to increase productivity in Revit Architecture 2014. How to quickly add multiple floors, design holes in floors to accommodate stairs and double height floor to ceilings. You will also learn how to cut section views through the building.

Floor, Sketch and Modify Commands Part 2
10:06

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.
In this video you will learn how to build up your site and external environment. It covers the creative use of floors for other functions like roads, water bodies, etc. It also covers retaining walls. You will also learn how to edit the floor types for use in different situations for the external works.
Site Plan: Floor Functions
14:58

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this tutorial, you will learn the methods of adding structural elements to your model. You will also learn how to insert columns and beam systems with and without grids.

Structure Part 1
16:25

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit 2014

In this tutorial, we continue adding structural elements and walls to the project. You will learn to quickly populate the building model with structural elements.

Structure Part 2
15:49

Draw a 3 Storey School Building of 4 Classrooms each of size 8000mm X 8000mm

Draw a Grid of  8m x 8m

Add Columns and Walls

Add Windows and Doors

Add Roof

Add the Floors

Practice
3 questions
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Modelling Curtain Systems and Internal Elements
4 Lectures 01:13:13

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this lecture you will learn the curtain wall types, how to add them to your model and how to modify them

Curtain Systems Part 1
18:51

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this tutorial you will learn to work with and edit curtain grids and mullions. You will also learn how to modify curtain walls systems to add openings, panels, doors and other components.

Curtain Systems Part 2
16:06

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this lecture you will learn to use sketch mode to create stairs and railings. You will learn to create stairs using the run command or to create them manually by defining boundaries.

Stairs
19:23

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

in this lecture you will learn how to load additional components and adding modifying component families. You will learn to place components for example speciality equipment, furniture - tables and chairs

Adding Components
18:53

Check your understanding of the concepts by answering the following questions
Practice
3 questions
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Generating Construction Documents and Visualisation
6 Lectures 01:37:54

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this tutorial we will cover views, view properties and making of views.  You will also learn hide-in-view, visibility graphics and cutting sections through models.

View Tab Part 1
13:45

Building Information modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In tis lecture you will learn how to add callouts, drafting views, elevation markers, plan views, duplicate views, schedules, switch windows and retrieve tool bars of the user interface.

View Tab Part 2
17:39

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this lecture you will learn how to place cameras in your model, to turn shadows on, and use the render dialogue box to set quality, lighting, background, adjust exposure and render your views. You will also learn to save your renders and adjust render settings.

Rendering Part 1
14:38

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this lecture you will learn to place cameras in and around the model and render the images.

Rendering Part 2
16:46

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this lecture you will learn to use the annotate tab to produce dimensions of the model. You will learn to edit dimension witness lines, to put in spot elevations, texts, insulation and sketch details of the model.

Annotate Tab
15:43

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014.

In this tutorial you will learn to set up and modify drawing sheets. You will learn to load different sizes of sheets, scale and add you model views to them. You will learn how to export your images to different formats like JPEG and TIFF.

Set Up Drawing Sheets and Export Images
19:23

Draw a 3 Storey School Building of 8 Classrooms each of size 8000mm X 8000mm

arranged as two rows of 4 classroooms on either side of a corridor 2000mm wide.

Draw a Grid of  Class rooms 8m x 8m, Corridor 2m x 8m

Add Columns and Walls

Add Windows and Doors

Add Roof

Add the Floors

Render the Building and Save

Practice
5 questions
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Conclusion and Overview of the Next Course.
1 Lecture 06:49

Building Information Modelling using Autodesk Revit Architecture.

Summary of the Course and Overview of Future Courses.

Conclusion to the Course
06:49
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Revit Tutorial Case Study 1 : House Design
4 Lectures 01:06:23

Revit Architecture for Beginners case study in residential house design beginning with the layout.

Preview 17:40

Revit Architecture for Beginners case study in residential house design : Adding doors, windows and roofs.

Preview 18:21

Revit Architecture for Beginners case study in residential house design : Adding components and site layout.

Preview 14:17

Revit Architecture case study in residential house design: Adding texts and annotations, views, rendering and exporting images.

Preview 16:05
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Revit Tutorial Case Study 2 : Terraced Housing Streetscape
12 Lectures 02:58:01

Revit Tutorial - Building Information Modelling

This tutorial looks at how to import drawings from AutoCAD; how to edit the Revit 2014 standard architectural elements to form build ups for walls etc, to meet current building regulations.

Preview 14:25

Revit Tutorial - Building Information Modelling

Standard architectural elements to form build ups for walls etc, to meet current building regulations.

Terrace Houses Design 1B - Wall Build Up
14:01

Building Information Modelling: Revit Architecture 2014 - Editing Architectural Elements, Walls, Partitions and Doors

Preview 18:22

Building information Modelling - Revit Architecture 2014: Architectural Elements, Doors, Floors, Walls, Stairs.

Terraced Houses Design 3 - Architectural Elements Contnued
20:56

Building Information Modelling - Revit Architecture 2014: More of Architectural Elements, Doors, Walls.

Terraced Houses Design 4A - Doors, Walls
11:22

Building Information Modelling - Revit: Architectural Elements Continued.Plumbing fixtures and components

Terraced Houses Design 4B - Plumbing Fixtures
10:24

Adding more elements including windows and roofs.

Terraced Houses Design 5 - Windows and Roofs
19:58

More on Roofs and Landscapng - Fencing and Parking

Preview 19:37

Building Information Modelling. Revit Architecture: Landscaping, Roads, Grass.

Terraced Houses Design 7A - Landscaping
12:00

Building Information Modelling: Revit - Roads and Driveways

Terraced Houses Design 7B - Roads, Drives
10:03

Building Information Modelling, Revit Architecture: Rendering, Views, Images, Drawings Sheets.

Preview 20:16

Building Information Modelling: Revit Architecture - Final Views and Summary

Preview 06:37
About the Instructor
PAUL UGWU
3.8 Average rating
182 Reviews
1,419 Students
4 Courses
Architect

Paul has over 25 years experience in the construction industry, designing and managing all phases of building projects. Paul was educated at the University of Cambridge and at London South Bank University. He has a Master of Science degree in Architecture and another Master of Science degree in Construction Management. He holds a CertHE in Conservation. He has extensive first hand personal experience of Building Information Modeling and the use of computer software like Autodesk Revit, 3dStudioMax and AutoCAD in the design of Buildings.

Paul's other passion is a keen interest in the financial markets, especially, FOREX currency markets.

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