Autodesk Revit: BIM software to design and make anything ; Create and develop your design intent. With tools for sketching, scheduling, sharing, annotating, and. Autodesk Revit is a building information modelling software for architects, landscape architects, structural engineers, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineers, designers and contractors. Use Revit architecture and building design software for every phase of your project. With BIM tools, capture and communicate concepts and precise design.
The original software was developed by Charles River Software, revit, founded inrenamed Revit Technology Revit inand acquired by Autodesk in The revit allows users to design a building and structure and revit components in 3Drevit, annotate the model with 2D revit elements, revit, revit, revit, revit, and access building information from the building model's database.
The company was renamed Revit Revit Corporation in January Inception[ edit ] From the outset, Revit was intended to allow architects and other
revit professionals to design and document a building by creating a parametric three-dimensional model that included both the revit and non-geometric design and construction information, revit, which is also known as building information modeling or BIM Eastman C.
At the time, several other revit packages—such as ArchiCAD and Reflex—provided a three-dimensional virtual building model, revit, revit, revit let the user control individual components via parameters parametric components, revit.
Two key revit in Revit were that users created parametric revit in a graphical "family editor" rather than a programming language, and the model captured all relationships between components,
revit, and annotations so that a change to any
revit automatically propagated to keep the model revit. The concept of bi-directional associativity  between components, views, revit, and annotations was a distinguishing feature of Revit for many releases, revit.
The ease of
revit changes inspired the name Revit, a contraction of Revise-Instantly. At the heart of Revit is revit parametric revit propagation engine that relied on a new technology,
revit, revit, context-driven parametrics,
revit, revit, that was more scalable than the variational and history-driven parametrics used revit mechanical CAD software, revit.
Version 1. The software progressed rapidly, revit, with version 2, revit. Licensing was controlled revit an revit automatic process, revit, revit, revit, an innovation at a time when revit intervention and manual transmission of authorization codes was required to buy revit types of design software, revit.
After the release Revit Building was renamed Revit Architecture. This is revit to the revit the visual programming language Grasshopper revit works on objects in Rhinoceros 3D,
It was a feature revit or Lite
revit of Revit which excluded features such as rendering and multi-user environments. With revit release of RevitAutodesk dropped support for bit Windows,
revit, revit, revit.
Modeling[ revit ] Revit Revit work environment allows users to manipulate whole revit or assemblies in the revit environment revit individual 3D shapes in the family editor environment. Modeling tools can be used with pre-made solid objects or imported geometric models, revit. However,
Revit is not a NURBS modeller and also lacks the ability to manipulate an object's individual polygons except on some specific object types such as roofs, slabs,
revit, revit terrain or in revit massing environment,
revit, revit, revit.
Revit includes categories of objects 'families' in Revit terminology. Revit families can be created as parametric models with dimensions and properties, revit. This lets users modify a given revit by changing predefined parameters such as height, revit, revit, width or number in the case of an array, revit, revit. In this way a revit defines a geometry that revit controlled by parameters, revit, each revit of parameters can be saved as a type, revit, and each occurrence instance in Revit of a type can also contain further variations, revit.
For example, a swing door may revit a Family. It may have types that describe different sizes, revit, and the actual building model has instances of those types placed in walls where instance-based parameters could specify the door hardware uniquely revit each occurrence of the door. Although Revit software comes with a range of families out of the
revit OOTB revit, they revit limited, revit users may find a need to build their revit families or buy them from online stores.
Because of copyright issues revit project work,
revit, fully 3D-modeled Revit project models are
revit for sale, revit. Indeed, as most projects are site-specific and bespoke, revit, the demand for existing models is light anyway, revit.
However, revit, revit, new practices or revit of Revit may want to refer to completed models, revit.
Multiuser Collaboration[ edit ]
Revit version 3,
revit. The workflow is similar to the use
revit a version control system in revit engineering,
revit, revit, that allows multiple developers to reliably collaborate on a common revit base.
Each Revit user works on a local copy of the design, revit, periodically checking in the work into the central revit. New user starts with creating a local copy of this repository, revit, revit. When a revit starts modifying some building elements, these elements get automatically locked, preventing others from modifying them. The locks are maintained in the central repository.
The elements revit locked until the "borrower" checks in her revit and releases the locks, revit. Patented revit called "worksharing" allows Revit to minimize the set of elements being locked while allowing change propagation revit to update as many elements as needed, including the elements that revit not locked.
Revit typically avoids merge conflicts during check-in,
In early Revit versions the revit repository has been a folder on LAN, revit, revit, revit.
This option is revit available and appropriate for co-located design team,
revit. Since Autodesk also offers hosted cloud-based central repositories for Revit as revit service.
Revit edit ] When a user
revit a building, revit, model,
revit any other kind of object in Revit, they may use Revit's rendering engine to make a more realistic image of what is otherwise revit very revit model,
revit, revit. The user accomplishes this either by using the premade model, revit, wall, floor, revit, etc. Revit comes with a plethora
revit, each of which can be modified to the user's desires, revit.
The user can also begin with a "Generic" material,
revit. With revit, the user can set the revit, size, revit,
revit, and intensity of textures,
revit also known as shinemaps
revit, transparency maps, revit mapsoblique reflection maps, hole maps, and bump mapsrevit, as well as revit the map part out and just using the sliders for any one or revit or none of the aforementioned features of textures, revit.
Cloud-based revit with the experimental plug-in
revit Project Neon, revit, located on Autodesk Labs is in the beta phases and allows for the user to render their revit through their Autodesk account instead of locally through revit own computers, revit, revit.
Revit models may also be linked directly into Autodesk 3ds Max release and later for more revit rendering and animation projects with much of their material and object information maintained, revit.