Revit Architecture has transformed how architectural models aredesigned and documented, and the latest edition of this popularguide will get you quickly up to speed on this industry-leading BIMsolution. Introducing Revit Architecture 2009 explains theprinciples of BIM, provides a thorough overview of Revit, and thendelves into fine detail on vital Revit tools and tasks. You'll getcomfortable with Revit's intuitive interface, and, through a seriesof challenging exercises, learn how to model, document, present,and share your design ideas using this groundbreaking software.
The expert authors—all architects with years of solidexperience with BIM technology—offer pages of impressiveexamples, practical explanations, real-world architecturalscenarios, and in-depth, focused tutorials. This book is theperfect resource for readers of all skill levels who want toquickly accomplish vital Revit tasks.
Take advantage of the very latest features and functions inRevit Architecture 2009
Understand BIM and its advantages over traditional drafting
Learn the basics of parametric modeling and the Revitphilosophy
Develop a design and move it to construction documentation
Uncover the secrets to creating inspiring presentations
Select the best ways to exchange and share your design withothers
Create informative section views in seconds
Color-code plans for presentation
Create photo-realistic prespective views
Beautiful Full-Color Insert Draw inspiration and ideas from the striking images in thebook's beautiful, 16-page color insert while you master essentialRevit techniques.