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Mastering: Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011 by James Vandezande, Phil Read, Eddy Krygiel

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Chapter 14. Floors, Ceilings, and Roofs

Floors, ceilings, and roofs, which may seem to be simple or common building components, can sometimes prove to be difficult to model and detail in your project designs. In previous chapters, you read about using conceptual design tools to create masses that help drive building elements. In this chapter, we expand on the development of these sketch-based objects.

In this chapter, you'll learn how to do the following:

  • Understand floor modeling methods

  • Model various floor finishes

  • Create ceilings

  • Understand roof modeling methods

  • Work with advanced shape editing for floors and roofs

Understanding Floor Modeling Methods

Note

Floors are likely to be one of the first sketch-based elements you will encounter in Revit. Many ...

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