From the Back Cover
Harness The Power Of Revit Architecture
Beautiful Full-Color Insert
Draw inspiration and ideas from the striking images in the book's beautiful, 16-page color insert, while you master essential Revit techniques.
Introducing Revit Architecture 2011 is the perfect resource for users of all skill levels who want to quickly learn this groundbreaking building information modeling (BIM) product.
With a stellar author team of Revit experts, this book covers all the bases. It thoroughly explains the principles of BIM and conventions of Revit Architecture 2011, delves into fine detail on crucial tools and tasks, and helps you reinforce your skills through a series of engaging, hands-on tutorials and exercises. You'll learn how to model, document, present, and share your design ideas using Revit the way the pros do.
Explore Revit 2011's features and functions and implement smart workflows
Understand BIM and its advantages over traditional drafting
Learn parametric modeling and the Revit philosophy
Develop a design and move it to construction documentation
Master the basics of detailing, massing, and rendering
Drive sustainable designs using Revit analysis tools
Find the best ways to collaborate and handle revisions
About the Author
Patrick Davis is Manager of Virtual Design and Construction at PBS&J and has used Revit to complete projects of all sizes. He is one of the founders of the Kansas City Revit User Group, teaches Revit, and has also served as the Communication Task Chair for the National Building Information Modeling Standard (NBIMS). Charlie Busa is an Autodesk Technical Consultant and a frequent Autodesk University speaker. Beau Turner is a Revit Consultant and Developer with Avatech Solutions and is a frequent Autodesk University speaker. Stephen Stafford is a Revit Consultant, editor of the Autodesk User Group International AEC Edge e-zine, and operates a popular Revit blog (revitoped.blogspot.com).