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Mastering Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012 by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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Creating Simple Curtain Walls

Curtain walls and curtain systems in Revit are unique wall types that allow you to embed divisions, mullions, and panels directly into the wall. They have a distinct set of properties, yet still share many characteristics of basic walls. A curtain system has the same inherent properties of a curtain wall, but it is used when you need to apply a curtain wall to a face. Curtain systems are usually nonrectangular in shape, such as the glazed dome shown in Figure 13.34.

FIGURE 13.34 Glazed dome created with a curtain system

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A curtain wall is defined by the following elements and subcomponents:

The Curtain Wall A curtain ...

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