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Creating Roofs in Revit

by Pierre Derenoncourt

Learn how to create a roof in Revit by utilizing the three tools we have to choose from: roof by footprint, roof by extrusion and roof by face tools. Software required: Revit 2014.

What you'll learn

In this series of lessons, we'll learn how to create a roof in Revit by utilizing the three tools we have to choose from: roof by footprint, roof by extrusion and roof by face tools. We'll start by learning the difference between these three tools. We'll learn which tool will be the most beneficial to our design and workflow. From there, we'll learn to create additional elements in our roof system like dormers, fascia boards, overhangs, soffits and even gutters. Software required: Revit 2014.

About the author

Pierre is a Pluralsight training pioneer. Since becoming the first CAD and BIM author at Digital-Tutors (now a Pluralsight company), Pierre has played a major role in building the training library. With a productive background in the CAD industry, working as everything from a drafter to project manager, Pierre has long had a passion for the creativity and hard work that goes into designing architectural projects. Pierre is proud to be able to share his mastery of Revit and AutoCAD with the P... more

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