Join the BIM Revolution Revit Architecture is transforming how architectural models are designed and documented, and this is the perfect guide for quickly becoming productive with this industry-leading BIM solution. This practical reference and tutorial begins with a theoretical overview of BIM, explains the principles of Revit, and then delves into all of Revit's essential tools. You will first get acquainted with Revit's intuitive interface, and then through a series of challenging architectural exercises, you will learn how to model, document, present, and share your design ideas. This concise introduction to Revit is based on real-world architectural scenarios. The expert authors are architects whose years of experience with BIM technology has resulted in these pages of impressive examples, practical explanations, and in-depth and detailed tutorials. It's the perfect resource for readers of all skill levels who need to quickly accomplish vital Revit tasks. Inside you'll learn about: BIM and its advantages over traditional drafting The basics of parametric modeling and the Revit philosophy How to start and develop a design and move it to construction documentation The secrets to creating inspiring presentations The best ways to exchange and share your design with others Produce fully detailed working drawings Automatically generate color-fill plans Deliver compelling graphic presentations Valuable companion CD The CD-ROM contains sample families and all the tutorial files necessary to complete the exercises in the book, including before and after versions so you can compare results.Krygiel, Eddy is the author of 'Introducing Revit ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780470126523 and ISBN 0470126523.