Revit Architecture Material
Open Revit Architecture Software through Start menu or Desktop Icon.
After opening the software:
Go to: Projects – New – Browse – Select Dropdown – Templates – Select Either US Imperial or US Metric – Default – Open – Ok.
We get the following window.
If you miss either Properties Panel or Project Browser
Go to: View tab – User Interface and select required.
Creation of Wall:
Architecture Tab – Wall dropdown – Wall: Architecture (WA).
Control the height and Properties of Wall.
To change the height – Options Bar – Select Level 2 or enter the height as 10’ (10 feet).
To change the width and wall type – In the Properties Panel – Dropdown – Select required wall type – Example: Basic Wall Generic – 8’
Edit Type – Generic -9’ – Ok
Structure – Edit – Structure – Thickness as 9’ – Ok – Ok.
Now you get the Draw tools to create the required Plan and Use the Modify tools to modify the Walls.
Create a simple plan as shown below.
To change the measurements – Select any wall and change the dimension. The selected wall will be moved to the given dimension.
Doors & Windows:
To insert the doors.
Go to – Level 1 in Floor Plans – Create a plan – Select Door tool (DR) From the Architecture tab – Edit Type – Load – Dropdown menu – US Imperial – Doors – Select required door from folders or existing one – Select required sizes – OK – Ok.
Now place the doors on the walls only at required locations. For outside walls use double doors and for inside walls use single doors (According to Vastu Shastra).
It looks as below.
To insert the windows.
Go to – Level 1 in Floor Plans – Select Window tool (WN) From the Architecture tab – Edit Type – Load – Dropdown menu – US Imperial – Windows – Select required window – Open – Ok.
Now place the windows on the walls at required locations. For outside walls only.
It looks as below.
To place the furniture components like Tables, Chairs, Beds etc.
Go to – Level 1 in Floor Plans – Architecture tab – Select Component – Place a Component – Edit Type – Load – Dropdown menu – US Imperial – Furniture or Furniture System – Select required from folders or existing one – Open – Ok.
Now place the Furniture components on the floor one by one. Do the same thing for the remaining all furniture components as shown below.