Autodesk Revit Building 8 for Architects & Designers
Sham Tickoo, Purdue University Calumet 
Published by CADCIM Technologies, USA

ISBN: 1-932709-12-6
Paperback, 672 Pages

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Autodesk Revit Building 8 for Designers & Architects is a comprehensive textbook that explains the concepts and principles of Autodesk Revit Building through practical examples, tutorials, and exercises. This enables users to harness the power of Autodesk Revit Building for their specific use. A number of "Architectural and Interior Designing" examples have been used as projects to ensure that the user can relate his knowledge of this book with the real-world designs.

This textbook consists of 15 logically sequenced chapters covering the Basic Building Components, Site Features, Massing, Annotations, Schedules, Cost Estimation, Rendering, and Walkthroughs. Each chapter begins with a command section that provides a detailed explanation of the commands and tools in Autodesk Revit Building. The command section is followed by tutorials that have been created using these commands. This approach allows the user to use this textbook initially as a learning tool, and then later use it as a reference material. The following are some of the features of this book that you might find useful:

Detailed explanation of Autodesk Revit Building commands and tools
Real-world architectural and interior designing projects as tutorials and with step-by-step explanation
Emphasis on why and how with explanation
Tips and Notes throughout the textbook
672 pages of heavily illustrated text  
Self-Evaluation Tests, Review Questions, and Exercises at the end of each chapter

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Last updated: July 21, 2005