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Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Tessa Reist Hathorn, Tobias Hathorn, Ryan Duell

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Chapter 9Materials, Visualization, Rendering

Being able to visualize an architectural building before completion is one of the many advantages of building a 3D model. The Autodesk® Revit®Architecture platform offers various opportunities for you to visualize your design in exciting ways. We'll discuss how to set the material properties for your building information model, create compelling presentation graphics, and then produce beautiful renderings. As you become a skilled Revit user, you will also become a visualization expert.

In this chapter, you'll learn to:

  • Define a material
  • Assign a material to walls
  • Apply presentation graphics to an elevation view
  • Apply presentation graphics to a 3D axon view
  • Make an exploded axon
  • Render a model ...

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