This Autodesk Official Training Guide teaches Revit to new users The perfect introduction to Revit Architecture, Autodesk's building information modeling (BIM) software, this unique and highly effective guide uses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial to build your skills. You'll first get to know the Revit interface and basic conventions, then quickly move right into designing, documenting, and modeling a four-story office building. Place walls, windows, and doors; add floors ceilings, railings, and stairs; create construction documentation and that's just for starters! You'll be amazed by how rapidly you can progress. Teaches you how to use Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk's industry-leading building information modeling (BIM) software Uses a continuous, step-by-step tutorial that progresses through the book, teaching you how to design, document, and present a four-story building Covers structural grids, beams, and foundations; adding text and dimensions; building floors layer by layer; joining exterior and interior walls; creating roofs and ceilings; and much more Introduces embedded families and formulas, crucial site considerations, and importing and exporting to various formats Includes a Web site with before-and-after tutorial files so readers can compare their work Best of all, this guide is self-paced. Follow the tutorial sequentially or jump into just the chapters you want by downloading the project files from the companion Web site.