Revit Architecture Training

We are the best Revit Architecture Training Institute in Dubai. Architecture is the process of turning a thought into space. Architecture isn’t just about just buildings, it’s about what we are able to accomplish with what little time we have. Revit Architecture is one of the many tools we employ to help us through this organic process. It’s one tool in the toolbox, but it can be much more than that. It can be the workflow that helps to empower a team. That team is the designers, contractors, and ultimately the owners who are all looking to speak the same language. This course is designed to help you grasp basics to advanced usage of Revit Architecture using real-world examples and techniques you’ll use in everyday design and documentation. We shaped this training to what we think is the most valuable combination topics and exercise, that target those topics. This training also uses an actual project and relates to real-world scenarios. During this training, you’ll be encouraged to try many techniques on your own and also to embellish the procedure to fit your own needs. If you would rather stick to the instructions, this course allows you to do so as well.

Course Outline

Chapter 1 • Revit Architecture Training – Introduction

  • What Is Revit?
  • Understanding a BIM Workflow
  • Leveraging BIM Processes
  • Visualizing
  • Analyzing
  • Strategizing
  • Focusing Your Investment in BIM
  • Staffing for BIM
  • Understanding Project Roles
  • Establishing a BIM Execution Plan

Chapter 2 • Applying the Principles of the User Interface and Project Organization

  • Understanding the User Interface
  • Accessing and Using the Application Menu
  • Using the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Using the InfoCenter
  • Getting to Know the Ribbon
  • Using Other Aspects of the UI
  • Defining Project Organization
  • Introducing Datum Objects (Relationships)
  • Using Content
  • Working with Views
  • Highlighting Project Management

Chapter 3 • The Basics of the Toolbox

  • Selecting, Modifying, and Replacing Elements
  • Selecting Elements
  • Selection Options
  • Filtering Your Selection
  • Using Selection-based Filters
  • Selecting All Instances
  • Using the Properties Palette
  • Matching Properties
  • Using the Context Menu.
  • Editing Elements Interactively
  • Moving Elements
  • Copying Elements
  • Rotating and Mirroring Elements
  • Arraying Elements
  • Scaling Elements
  • Aligning Elements
  • Trimming or Extending Lines and Walls
  • Splitting Lines and Walls
  • Offsetting Lines and Walls
  • Keeping Elements from Moving
  • Exploring Other Editing Tools
  • Using the Join Geometry Tool
  • Using the Split Face and Paint Tools
  • Copying and Pasting from the Clipboard
  • Using the Create Similar Tool
  • Using Keyboard Shortcuts (Accelerators)
  • Double-click to Edit
  • Modeling Site Context
  • Using a Toposurface
  • Creating a Building Pad
  • Generating Property Lines
  • Cut/Fill Schedules.

Chapter 4 • Configuring Templates and Standards

  • Introducing Project Templates
  • Customizing Project Settings for Graphics Quality
  • Discovering Object Styles
  • Using Line Settings
  • Defining Materials
  • Defining Fill Patterns
  • Preconfiguring Color Schemes
  • Increasing Efficient View Management
  • Organizing Views
  • Creating and Assigning Filters
  • Using View Templates
  • Creating Custom Annotations
  • Introducing Tag Family Fundamentals
  • Creating a Custom Door Tag
  • Customizing View Tags
  • Starting a Project with a Custom Template
  • Strategies for Managing Templates
  • Aggregating Template Data

Chapter 5. Working in a Team

  • Understanding Worksharing Basics
  • Enabling Worksharing on Your Project
  • Describing the Types of Worksets
  • Creating a Central File
  • Selecting a Starting View
  • Creating a Local File
  • Using Worksharing Usernames
  • Organizing Worksets
  • Moving Elements between Worksets
  • Managing Workflow with Worksets
  • Saving Work
  • Saving at Intervals
  • Loading Work from Other Team Members
  • Using Worksharing Visualization
  • Managing Workset Visibility in View Templates
  • Closing Revit
  • Disabling Worksharing
  • Understanding Element Ownership in Worksets
  • Understanding Editing Requests
  • Placing an Editing Request
  • Granting an Editing Request
  • Relinquishing Permission
  • Using the Worksharing Monitor
  • Collaborating in the Cloud

Chapter 6 • Working with Consultants

  • Preparing for Collaboration
  • Managing the Coordination Process
  • Using Linked Models in Revit
  • Agreeing on Shared Positioning
  • Using Project Base Point and Survey Point
  • Using Worksets to Organize Linked Models
  • Summarizing the Benefits and Limitations of Linked Models
  • Using Linked Models – Two Exercises
  • Using the Coordination Tools.
  • Using the Copy/Monitor Command
  • Using the Copy/Monitor Command – An Exercise
  • Using the Coordination Review Tool.
  • Using the Coordination Review Tool – An Exercise
  • Using Interference Checking in 3D Coordination

Chapter 7 • Interoperability: Working Multiplatform

  • Examining Interoperability on a BIM Curve
  • Inserting CAD Data
  • Using Predefined Settings for Inserted CAD Data
  • Importing vs. Linking
  • Using Options During Importing/Linking
  • Manipulating Inserted CAD Data
  • Using Inserted 2D Data 238
  • Setting Options for BIM Conversion
  • Using CAD Data in Other Ways
  • Linking Details
  • Using Inserted 3D Data
  • Using CAD Data as a Mass
  • Using CAD Data as a Face
  • Using CAD Data as an Object
  • Exporting CAD Data
  • Preparing for CAD Exports
  • Exporting DWG Settings
  • Exporting 2D CAD Data
  • Exporting 3D Model Data
  • Exporting to SketchUp
  • Using IFC Interoperability

Chapter 8 • Advanced Modeling and Massing

  • The Massing User Interface and Functionality
  • Creating Mass Geometry
  • Creating an In-Place Mass
  • Placing a Mass
  • Creating Mass Floors
  • Scheduling Masses
  • Massing Surfaces
  • Using Freeform Building Massing
  • Dissolving and Rebuilding
  • Creating Formula-driven Massing
  • Creating a Generic Model Mass Family
  • Creating a Complex Mass Family

Chapter 9 • Conceptual Design and Design Analysis

  • Analysis for Sustainability
  • Creating a Conceptual Mass
  • Modeling an Adaptive Component
  • Building the Massing Framework
  • Energy Modeling
  • Conceptual Energy Analysis
  • Energy Analysis Setup
  • Running Energy Analysis Simulations
  • Refining the Conceptual Analysis
  • Detailed Energy Modeling
  • Exporting to gbXML

Chapter 10 • Working with Phasing, Groups, and Design Options

  • Using Phasing
  • What Can You Phase?
  • Implementing Phase Settings
  • Illustrating the Geometry Phase
  • Using the View Phase
  • Creating and Using Groups
  • Creating Groups
  • Modifying Groups
  • Creating New Groups
  • Excluding Elements within Groups
  • Saving and Loading Groups
  • Creating Groups from Links
  • Using Best Practices for Groups
  • Making Design Options for Design Iteration
  • Creating Design Options
  • Editing Design Options
  • Viewing and Scheduling Design Options
  • Removing Design Options and Option Sets
  • Combining Phasing, Groups, and Design Options
  • Phase 1: Demolition
  • Phase 1: Proposed
  • Phase 2: Demolition
  • Phase 2: Proposed
  • Scheduling
  • Using the Design Option Tool

Chapter 11 • Visualization

  • Explaining the Role of Visualization
  • Understanding View Controls
  • Setting the Detail Level
  • Working with Graphic Display Options
  • Working with the Section Box
  • Understanding Analytic Visualization
  • Project Parameters.
  • Setting User-Defined Parameters
  • Identifying Design Elements
  • Setting Solar and Shadow Studies
  • Understanding Photo-realistic Visualization
  • Rendering Sequence and Workflow
  • Creating Perspective Views
  • Locking Your View
  • Creating a Walkthrough
  • Exporting a Walkthrough Rendering Settings
  • Using Monochromatic Views to Examine Context and Lighting
  • Adjusting Lighting and Interior Renderings
  • Placing Artificial Lighting
  • Manipulating Light Groups
  • Assigning Materials
  • Rendering in the Cloud

Chapter 12 • Creating Walls and Curtain Walls

  • Using Extended Modeling Techniques for Basic Walls
  • Creating Basic Wall Types
  • Adding Wall Articulation
  • Modeling Techniques for Basic Walls
  • Creating Custom In-Place Walls
  • Creating Stacked Walls
  • Creating Simple Curtain Walls
  • Designing a Curtain Wall
  • Customizing Curtain Wall Types
  • Creating Complex Curtain Walls
  • Dividing the Surface
  • Dividing the Surface with Intersects
  • Applying Patterns
  • Editing the Pattern Surface
  • Editing a Surface Representation
  • Adding Definition
  • Creating Custom Patterns
  • Limiting the Size of Pattern-based Families
  • Using the Adaptive Component Family
  • Scheduling Pattern-based Panels
  • Chapter 13 • Modeling Floors, Ceilings, and Roofs
  • Understanding Floor Types
  • Modeling a Floor
  • Creating a Structural Floor
  • Modeling Floor by Face
  • Defining a Pad
  • Sketching for Floors, Ceilings, and Roofs
  • Modeling Slab Edges
  • Creating a Custom Floor Edge
  • Modeling Floor Finishes
  • Using a Split Face for Thin Finishes
  • Modeling Thick Finishes
  • Creating Ceilings
  • Understanding Roof Modeling Methods
  • Constructing a Roof by Footprint
  • Applying a Roof by Extrusion
  • Roof In-Place
  • Creating a Roof by Face
  • Creating a Sloped Glazing
  • Using Slope Arrows
  • Using Additional Roof Tools
  • Using Advanced Shape Editing with Floors and Roofs
  • Creating a Roof with a Sloped Topping
  • Applying a Variable Thickness to a Roof Layer

Chapter 14 • Designing with the Family Editor

  • Getting Started with a Family
  • Understanding In-Place Families
  • Choosing the Right Family Template and Category
  • Choosing Between Hosted and Non-hosted Family Types
  • Creating Other Types of Families in the Family Editor
  • Understanding the Family Editor
  • Creating the Framework for a Family Component
  • Creating the Necessary Reference Planes, Lines, and Points
  • Using Dimensions to Control Geometric Parameters
  • Reviewing the Differences Between Type and Instance Parameters
  • Organizing Solids and Lines in a Family Editor
  • Modeling Techniques in the Family Editor
  • Creating an Extrusion
  • Creating a Sweep
  • Creating a Revolve
  • Creating a Blend and Swept Blend
  • Nesting Families
  • Troubleshooting Techniques
  • Doing a Visibility Check
  • Applying Parametric Arrays and Family Type Parameters

Chapter 15 • Creating Stairs and Railings

  • Designing Stairs and Railings
  • Reviewing the Key Components of Stairs and Railings
  • Reviewing the Basic Rules of Stairs
  • Working with Stair Components
  • Reviewing the Components of Railings
  • Creating Stairs
  • Understanding the Stair Tools
  • Using the Components for Customizing Stairs
  • Creating Stairs with Other Tools
  • Annotating Stairs
  • Creating Railings
  • Creating a Custom Railing
  • Creating Glass Railings with the Curtain Wall Tool
  • Using the Railing Tool for Other Objects

Chapter 16 • Detailing Your Design

  • Creating Details
  • View Types for Detailing
  • Working with the Detailing Process
  • Detailing Tools
  • Using the Detail Line Tool
  • Using the Linework Tool
  • Using Filled Regions and Masking Regions
  • Adding Detail Components
  • Repeating Detail Component
  • Using Line-based Detail Components
  • Drafting Insulation
  • Creating Detail Groups
  • Adding Detail Components to Families
  • Reusing Details from Other Files
  • Using CAD Details
  • Using Details from Other Revit Projects

Chapter 17 • Documenting Your Design

  • Documenting Plans
  • Calculating Space Using Room Objects
  • Creating Area Plans
  • Adding Area Objects
  • Modifying Area Plans
  • Creating Schedules and Legends
  • Creating Schedules
  • Using Legends
  • Laying Out Sheets
  • Adding the Area Plan.
  • Activating a View
  • Using Guide Grids
  • Adding the Schedule
  • Finishing the Sheet

Chapter 18 • Annotating Your Design

  • Annotating with Text and Keynotes
  • Using Text
  • Using Keynotes
  • Annotating with Tags
  • Inserting Tags.
  • Using the Tag Toolset
  • Adding Dimensions
  • Using Dimension Equality.
  • Customizing Dimension Text
  • Editing Dimension Strings.
  • Using Alternate Units
  • Annotating with Project and Shared Parameters
  • Creating Project Parameters
  • Creating Shared Parameters

Chapter 19 • Working in the Construction Phase

  • Using Revisions in Your Project
  • Creating a Revision Cloud
  • Placing Revision Clouds
  • Tagging a Revision Cloud
  • Disabling the Leader
  • Using Digital Markups
  • Publishing to Design Review
  • Modeling for Construction
  • Creating Parts
  • Modifying Parts
  • Scheduling Parts
  • Creating Assemblies
  • Creating Assembly Views

Chapter 20 • Presenting Your Design

  • Understanding Color Fill Legends
  • Making a Color Fill Legend for Rooms
  • Customizing a Color Fill Legend
  • Modifying Other Settings
  • Using Numerical Ranges for Color Schemes
  • Presenting with 3D Views
  • Orienting to Other Views
  • Annotating 3D Views
  • Editing Viewport Types
  • Creating “Exploded” Axonometric Views

Chapter 21 • Working with Point Clouds

  • Understanding LiDAR.
  • Selecting the Hardware
  • Benefitting from LiDAR
  • Planning for a LiDAR Survey
  • Deciding on an Exterior or Interior Scan
  • Determining the Level of Detail
  • Using Imagery
  • Setting a Scanning Schedule
  • Using the Scan in a Project
  • Getting Started with a Point Cloud
  • Modeling with a Point Cloud