Revit Architecture has transformed how architectural models are designed and documented, and the latest edition of this popular guide will get you quickly up to speed on this industry-leading BIM solution. Introducing Revit Architecture 2009 explains the principles of BIM, provides a thorough overview of Revit, and then delves into fine detail on vital Revit tools and tasks. You'll get comfortable with Revit's intuitive interface, and, through a series of 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 solid experience with BIM technology—offer pages of impressive examples, practical explanations, real-world architectural scenarios, and in-depth, focused tutorials. This book is the perfect resource for readers of all skill levels who want to quickly accomplish vital Revit tasks.
Take advantage of the very latest features and functions in Revit Architecture 2009
Understand BIM and its advantages over traditional drafting
Learn the basics of parametric modeling and the Revit philosophy
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 with others
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 the book's beautiful, 16-page color insert while you master essential Revit techniques.