Mastering Autodesk Revit Architecture 2011 by Eddy Krygiel

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The Ultimate Real-World Reference for Revit Architecture

This comprehensive guide has been completely updated to provide the most modern, detailed, and in-depth coverage of Autodesk's leading building information modeling software. This packed new edition features clear discussions of core topics that are reinforced by compelling examples and tutorials to guide you to Revit Architecture mastery.

The expert authors use real-world workflows to show you how to immediately implement and use Revit Architecture 2011 with spectacular results. They delve deeply into every crucial topic, including how to most productively use the interface, how to create fantastic building designs with Revit, and how to produce solid documentation. They also explore such advanced topics as using Revit Architecture during construction and how to leverage the API.

Coverage includes:

A thorough, complete overview of the Revit Architecture tool chest

Advanced modeling and massing using the Family Editor

Designing simple and complex walls, curtain walls, roofs, floors, stairs, and railings

Preparing your designs for presentation with color fills, animations, visualizations, and more

Using the Revit API to create custom applications

Performing various types of sustainable design analysis

Advanced topics not covered anywhere else, including modeling for construction, and Revit for film and stage

Other critical coverage such as managing Revit projects, family creation, office standards, and more

Quickly Become Productive Using Core Revit Features and Functions

Document, Detail, Annotate, and Present Your Designs

Improve Your Workflow with Worksharing and Collaboration

Explore the Essentials of Sustainable Design

Prepare for the Revit Architecture 2011 Certified Associate and Certified Professional Exams


About Eddy Krygiel

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Eddy Krygiel is an Autodesk Authorized Author and registered architect at HNTB Architects, where he implements BIM and has used Revit to complete projects of all sizes. Phil Read is Vice President and Director of Practice Integration at HNTB, one of the driving forces behind the original Revit software, and a popular presenter at Autodesk University. James Vandezande is a registered architect and Senior Associate at HOK, where he is one of the company's BIM leaders. James is also the president of the New York City Revit Users Group and teaches Revit as an adjunct lecturing professor at NYU. All three authors maintain the popular Revit blog
Published July 20, 2010 by Sybex. 1171 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Arts & Photography, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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