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Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2014 by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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Chapter 15

Stairs and Railings

Creating stairs and railings in Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software can be challenging. Iterating and resolving your design idea is very much like working in a spreadsheet, and designing in a spreadsheet without some graphical feedback can be frustrating. In addition, stairs and railings are often sculptural as well as functional, and there’s just so much sculpture you can design with the out-of-the-box functionality.

An entire book can be written about mastering stairs and railings in Revit, considering the breadth of functionality in these tools and the unlimited number of design configurations they can be used to create. Instead of walking through a few examples of creating stairs and railings, this chapter ...

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