Foreword xvii Introduction xxv Chapter 1 Introducing the Autodesk Revit Architecture Interface 1 Chapter 2 Schematic Design 31 Chapter 3 Walls and Curtain Walls 57 Chapter 4 Floors, Roofs, and Ceilings 91 Chapter 5 Stairs, Ramps, and Railings 117 Chapter 6 Adding Families 139 Chapter 7 Modif ying Families 155 Chapter 8 Groups and Phasing 187 Chapter 9 Rooms and Color-Fill Plans 209 Chapter 10 Worksharing 229 Chapter 11 Details and Annotations 255 Chapter 12 Creating Drawing Sets 281 Chapter 13 Workf low and Site Modeling 309 Chapter 14 Tips, Tricks, and Troubleshooting 327 Appendix Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 Certification 341 Index 353
James Vandezande is a registered architect and principal at HOK, where he is one of the company's BIM leaders. James is also President of the New York City Revit User Group and has taught Revit as an adjunct lecturing professor at NYU. Phil Read was one of the driving forces behind the original Revit software. He's now Director of Strategy at M-SIX and guiding the implementation of VEO, the world's first fully integrated and cloud-based BIM platform for the design, construction, and operation of buildings. 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. All three authors maintain the popular Revit blog www.architecture-tech.com.