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Introducing Revit® Architecture 2009: BIM for Beginners by Eddy Krygiel, Tatjana Dzambazova, Greg Demchak

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Chapter 6. Extended Modeling

In the previous chapters we covered basic modeling techniques to construct a simple building. We skipped over many additional features so that you can get a handle on essential workflow, the user interface, and making modifications to the model. In this chapter we'll cover more advanced features that are available any time you're modeling in Revit. As you'll see, with a little refinement and creativity, you can make almost anything using standard creation tools. Topics we'll cover include:

  • Walls: advanced modeling features

  • Curtain walls: advanced design techniques

  • Roofs and slabs: advanced shape editing

Walls: Advanced Modeling Features

With Revit, walls are made from layers of materials that represent the construction ...

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