Creating Compound Walls

The first item to tackle is how to develop a wall with different materials. The exterior walls you've been using in this model are a prime example of compound walls. The bottom 3′ (900mm) of the wall consists of concrete block, and the rest of the wall is brick. When you cut a section through the wall, you can see that the wall has an airspace as well as a metal stud-wall backup.

Usually, these chapters start with a claim that “the following procedure is so easy a caveman could do it” (or something of that nature). The development of compound walls isn't the easiest thing you'll tackle in Revit. This procedure is somewhat touchy, and doing it well takes practice. In this section, you'll create an interior wall with a wood ...

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