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Introduction to 3D Modeling for Architectural Design

Take the first step on your learning journey as you discover the core concepts of modeling in Revit for architectural design.
Software used in this course:
  • Revit

Overview

Gain the skills needed to design buildings in 3D and work with tools that are key to your professional growth. Get a hands-on approach to creating and editing walls, doors and windows, roofs, stairs, ramps, and railings by following typical design workflows. Practice these workflows on your own and use your skills to solve new challenges.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Draw straight and curved walls, reorient walls, and create similar walls.
  • Split and fillet walls.
  • Align walls and trim or extend walls.
  • Place doors and windows in walls and edit their positioning.
  • Center doors by creating parametric relationships to walls.
  • Copy windows and doors and work with tags.
  • Create a variety of roof types, including extruded, gable, hip, and shed.
  • Create straight-run stairs, modify staircases, and create and edit railings.
    1

    Getting started

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    Course overview
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    Get the software
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    Course resources
    2

    Wall Layout, Design, and Editing

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    Lesson overview
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    Wall structure: Create straight walls
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    Wall layouts: Create straight and curved walls
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    Wall views: Work with bidirectional associativity and multiple views
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    Create split walls
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    Fillet walls
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    Align walls
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    Trim and extend walls
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    Create wall types
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    Practice exercise
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    Door and Window Layout and Design

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    Lesson overview
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    Place doors
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    Place windows
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    Center doors in wall segments
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    Copy windows and doors
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    Challenge exercise
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    Roof Layout, Design, and Editing

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    Lesson overview
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    Create an extruded roof
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    Create a gabled roof
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    Create an opening in a roof
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    Create a hip roof
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    Create a shed roof
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    Create and assign roof types
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    Practice exercise
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    Stairs and Railings Layout and Design

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    Lesson overview
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    Create straight-run staircases
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    Modify stairs
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    Add and modify railings
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    Practice exercise
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    Challenge exercise
    6

    Final test

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    Start your final test