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Introducing Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011 by Beau Turner, Patrick Davis, Charlie Busa, Stephen Stafford

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Chapter 11. Rooms and Areas

In this chapter, we will discuss creating rooms and areas in Revit Architecture.

You create rooms to extract information from the model, add user-defined information, or automatically calculate spaces about the building model. The room element is a nongraphic element in the model that represents a defined space in the model. You also use rooms to create schedules such as a room finish schedule.

You use areas to create area calculations. Rooms and areas are not interchangeable, so if you want to create an area calculation, you need to create an area calculation, create an area plan, and add an area schedule. In this chapter, we will cover the following:

  • Rooms

  • Areas

Rooms

In this section, we will begin by defining rooms and ...

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