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Learning Revit 2021

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Get an introduction to Revit 2021, the building information modeling (BIM) software for architects and building design professionals.

Autodesk Revit is one of the most popular building information modeling (BIM) solutions today. In this course, join Paul F. Aubin as he delves into the basics of Revit 2021, showing architects and engineers who are new to the software how to work with its key features. Learn how to choose a template; set up the basic levels, grids, add dimensions; and start adding walls, doors, and windows to your model. Paul also demonstrates how to create views and documentation that clearly communicate your plans, import files from other CAD programs, and produce construction documents.


  • Getting started with Revit
  • Using the exercise files
  • What is Revit?
  • How do I get Revit?
  • Understanding Revit flavors
  • Understanding Revit release versions and file formats
  • Other Revit courses
1. Getting Started
  • Revit or Revit LT?
  • Opening a project
  • Opening a collaborative team project
  • Introducing the interface
  • Navigating a project's views
  • Choosing a template file
2. Building a Model
  • Setting up levels and grids
  • Working with walls
  • Understanding dimensions
  • Adding doors and windows
  • Loading families
  • Creating ceilings and lights
  • Exploring additional modeling tools
3. Working with Views
  • Creating a section
  • Working with 3D views
  • Editing in any view
  • Color scheme diagram
  • Visibility
  • Creating an enlarged floor plan
4. Creating Documentation
  • Dimensioning a plan
  • Creating tags
  • Adding a schedule view
  • Customizing a schedule view
  • Creating a construction detail
  • Path of Travel
5. Collaborating with Others
  • Importing a CAD file
  • Importing an image file
  • Linking another Revit file
  • Performing an interference check
6. Creating Output
  • Working with sheets
  • Plotting a set of documents
  • Exporting the model
  • Generating a cloud rendering
  • Next steps

Taught by

Paul F. Aubin

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