Autodesk Revit Architecture

Autodesk Revit 2016 Course (Architecture)

5 Day Instructor Led Course - 35 Contact Hours
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Course Overview

This course on Autodesk Revit Architecture 2016 is a powerful, sophisticated BIM application which is designed to boost productivity with automated documentation for every design and update. This training also provides participants with the entire design process, and shows them how to get the most out of Revit every step of the way.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able:

  • to design walls, floors, roofs, ceilings, stairs, ramps, railings, and more.
  • to work with families, groups, and phasing, and add color fills and rendering.
  • to create compelling drawing sets with details and annotations.
  • to learn the tips and tricks experts use to get the most out of Revit.


Participants must have a basic understanding of their computer’s operating system. For example, they should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media. Knowledge of AutoCAD is an added advantage.

Course Content

Chapter 1: Introducing the Autodesk Revit Architecture Interface

  • Understanding the User Interface
  • Creating a Simple Layout

Chapter 2: Walls and Curtain Walls

  • Understanding Wall Types and Parameters
  • Creating Wall Configurations
  • Modifying Wall Parameters
  • Editing and Resetting Wall Profiles
  • Cutting Openings
  • Creating Curtain Walls

Chapter 3: Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings

  • Creating Floors
  • Creating Roofs
  • Adding Ceilings

Chapter 4: Stairs, Ramps, and Railings

  • Creating a Generic Railing
  • Creating Stair Configurations
  • Designing Ramps

Chapter 5: Adding Families

  • Understanding the Model Hierarchy
  • Working with System Families
  • Working with Component Families
  • Working with In-Place Component Families

Chapter 6: Modifying Families

  • Modifying 3D Families
  • Family Categories
  • Modifying 2D Families
  • Family Tips and Best Practices

Chapter 7: Schematic Design

  • Importing a 2D Image
  • Designing with a 3D Sketch
  • Creating Revit Elements from a Mass

Chapter 8: Rooms and Color Fill Plans

  • Defining Rooms in Spaces
  • Generating Color Fill Room Plans

Chapter 9: Materials, Visualization, Rendering

  • Materials
  • Graphic Display Options
  • Rendering

Chapter 10: Worksharing

  • Worksharing Options
  • Configuring Worksharing
  • Saving to the Central Model
  • Worksharing Display Modes
  • Editing Requests
  • Worksharing Best Practices

Chapter 11: Details and Annotations

  • Creating Details
  • Annotating Your Details
  • Creating Legends

Chapter 12: Drawing Sets Schedules

  • Placing Views on Sheets
  • Printing Documents

Chapter 13: Workflow and Site Modeling

  • Understanding a BIM Workflow
  • Staffing a BIM Project
  • Project Roles Using Revit Architecture
  • Modeling a Site
  • Performing Quality Control on Your Model: Keeping an Eye on File Size

Chapter 14: Repetition in Revit

  • Repeating Geometry
  • Utilize Tips and Shortcuts