Ascent Autodesk Revit 2020: Architecture: Site and Structural Design (Imperial Units) eBook

The main purpose of the Autodesk® Revit® Architecture software is to design buildings: walls, doors, floors, roofs, and stairs. However, architects also frequently need to add site and structural information.

The Autodesk® Revit® 2020 Architecture: Site and Structural Design guide covers the elements and tools that are used to create topographic surfaces for site work and add structural elements.

Site Topics Covered:

  • Create topographic surfaces.
  • Add property lines and building pads.
  • Modify toposurfaces with subregions, splitting surfaces and grading the regions.
  • Annotate site plans and add site components.
  • Work with Shared Coordinates.

Structural Topics Covered:

  • Create structural grids and add columns.
  • Add foundation walls and footings.
  • Add beams and beam systems.
  • Create framing elevations and add braces.

  • Access to the 2022.0 version of the software, to ensure compatibility with this guide. Future software updates that are released by Autodesk may include changes that are not reflected in this guide. The practices and files included with this guide might not be compatible with prior versions (e.g., 2021).
  • This guide introduces the fundamental skills you need to learn the Autodesk Revit MEP software. It is highly recommended that you have experience and knowledge in MEP engineering and its terminology.