INTRO TO REVIT | Portland

COURSE OVERVIEW

This 5-week course introduces the concepts and skills necessary to present custom modeled, drafted and rendered objects and features for interior design projects. Revit commands and features are used to create a detailed 3D single story room or building and 2D drawings communicating a custom design concept.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Create floor plans using the Revit software.
  • Modify walls using the tools available to define a wall structure, doors and windows for the creation of a floor plan.
  • Create custom design ceilings and soffits.
  • Create lighting fixtures and RCP’s using IES profiles.
  • Utilize labeling details in plans.
  • Create elevations and sections showing details and design aspects.
  • Use appropriate line weight standards.
  • Create custom 3D masses.
  • Place custom furniture and casework in plans.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

A laptop and mouse is required for this class.  If you have a Mac, you will need to download Windows in order to run the Revit program on your computer. Detailed instructions for installing Windows on a MAC can be found here CNET or The Verge. Prior to the first day of class your instructor will send information on how to download the free Revit software.

GOALS

Obtain a fundamental understanding of Revit Architecture as it relates to Interior Design.

Obtain the skills and technical knowledge required to model, draft, and render small projects.

EVALUATION

Proper and timely completion of class projects, which demonstrate effective use of knowledge is required.

 

“Almost every successful person begins with two beliefs – The future can be better than the present and I have the power to change it.”

COURSE SCHEDULE

Thursdays, 5:00PM-7:30PM / $499
Spring: April 13 – May 11, 2017
Fall: Sept. 28 – Oct. 26, 2017

Week Assignment Description
1 Introduction to Revit and User Interface
-The Building Shell
-Walls & Floors
-Circulation & Light
-Doors & Windows
2 The Revit Library
-Online Sources
-Local Sources
-Visual Display
-2D views
-3D views
3 Materials and Lighting
-Local Material Library
-Lighting and Ceiling Plans
-Lighting Settings
-Working with Ceilings
4 Displaying a Model
-3D Renderings
-Visual Guide
-2D Views – Construction Document Guide
5 Final Project

*You will earn a certificate of completion upon successfully completing this course