Revit 2 - Intermediate Concepts of Revit Architecture

Hours: 48 / Access Length: 3 Months / Delivery: Online, Instructor Supported
Retail Price: $999.00

Course Overview:

Learn the intermediate features of the latest versions of Revit Architecture. This course covers advanced annotation methods, door and window schedules, basic site modeling tools including topographical surfaces, basic structural elements, camera and perspective view creation, rendering tools, lights and materials.

The delivery format of this course is via self-directed, video lectures and demonstrations, PDF manuals, and online support via web-based discussion groups and email support.

This course is designed for the full, Windows version of Revit.  Regarding running Revit on a Mac, the best solution is to use the Mac's Bootcamp utility and have a copy of Windows installed on its own partition. Parallels Desktop will also work and will allow you to install the full PC version of Revit on your Mac.
Although there is an "Revit for Mac" version available, it is not widely used and is missing many of the features found in the full Windows version of Revit. The current Mac version will work for the level one course but if you continue your training with the intermediate and advanced courses, the further you go the more you will run into features that simply do not exist on the Mac software.

Upon successful completion of this course, the students will have reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Create a full residential sheet set in electronic format.
  • Create Component Families in the Family Editor
  • Create and modify mass families in the Conceptual Design environment.
  • Apply surface division and rationalization techniques to conceptual models.
  • Develop building models from conceptual masses.

Students can get a receive a free copy of the latest version Revit from Autodesk (valid for one) by going here.

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Creating railings

Customizing railing properties. Controlling posts and balusters.

Lesson 2: Working with model lines and detail lines

Using linework, split face, and paint tools. Adding text notes.

Lesson 3: Using the Create tool and working with simple in place families

Sketching with workplanes and reference planes.

Lesson 4: Site Components

Introduction to Site components and adding a simple topographical surface. Printing and publishing a revit project.

Lesson 5: Introduction to Revit Sketch Based Modeling concepts

Creating Extrusions, Revolves, Sweeps, Blends, and Swept Blends.

Lesson 6: Introduction to the Family Editor

Creating a Loadable family framework and flexing parameters.

Lesson 7: Creating and working with Family Types

Creating and dimensioning family geometry. Working with parameters and sub-categories.

Lesson 8: Managing Family Visibility and detail levels

Working with nested families and linking family parameters.

Lesson 9: Introduction to Massing Studies and Conceptual Design

Working with conceptual design tools and form making methods.

Lesson 10: Manipulating Mass Forms

Manipulating mass forms and modifying mass forms with X-Ray mode, Edge editing, and Profile editing.

Lesson 11: Mass Floors and Model by Face

Creating Mass floors and using the Model by Face tool to generate Floors, Roofs, Walls, and Curtain Systems.

Lesson 12: Surface Rationalization

Introduction to Surface Rationalization with the Divide Surface and Surface Pattern tools.

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:

  • Cable, Fiber, DSL, or LEO Satellite (i.e. Starlink) internet with speeds of at least 10mb/sec download and 5mb/sec upload are recommended for the best experience.

NOTE: While cellular hotspots may allow access to our courses, users may experience connectivity issues by trying to access our learning management system.  This is due to the potential high download and upload latency of cellular connections.   Therefore, it is not recommended that students use a cellular hotspot as their primary way of accessing their courses.

Hardware Requirements:

  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 4 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher.  1920x1080 resolution is recommended for the best experience.
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone for Webinar or Live Online sessions.

Operating System Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or higher.
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:

  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari

Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):

  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is described in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **