Chapter 16. Stairs and Railings

Creating extraordinary stairs and railings in Revit can be fairly challenging at times. Iterating and resolving your design idea is a lot like working in a spreadsheet, and designing in a spreadsheet without some graphical feedback can be fairly frustrating. On top of this, stairs and railings are often quite sculptural in addition to being functional, and there's just so much sculpture you can get to with the in-the-box functionality.

There's a lot that the Stair and Railing tools in Revit can accomplish that even advanced users don't always realize, but often it's the exceptions that trip people up. In this chapter, we'll cover some common scenarios of stairs and railings by using the tools in the usual ways and ...

Get Mastering: Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2011 now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.