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Creating Roofs in Revit

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.
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Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 12, 2013
Duration
42m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Sep 12, 2013
Duration
42m
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Description

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
About the author

Pierre is a Pluralsight training pioneer. Since becoming the first CAD and BIM tutor 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.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
[Autogenerated] Hi, I'm here with digital tutors and auto desk authorized publishes. In this series of lessons, you learn how to create a roof in rev it by utilizing the three tools we have to choose from the roof by footprint, roof by extrusion and roof by face tools. We'll start by learning the difference between these three tools and after we explore these techniques will know which tool will be the most beneficial to your design and workflow. From there, we'll learn how to create additional elements for our roof system, like dormers, facial boards, overhangs, soffits and even gutters. So with this in mind, let's begin the next lesson by creating a rift by extrusion.