Chapter 13

Rooms and Areas

In this chapter, we will discuss creating rooms and areas in Autodesk 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. The Revit Room object is not visible on your printed sheets, but it does contain information about the space it is located in. 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 plan and add an area schedule.

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