Revit Roofs Masterclass

Learn everything about Autodesk Revit’s Roof functionality:-

  • 9 Modules
  • 38 Units
  • 38 Video Tutorials
  • Both written articles (with images) and videos
  • 8 Module Quizzes to test your understanding
  • Forum Support: Get help with any aspect of this Course
  • PDF Completion Certificate

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Module 1: Revit Roofs: Fundamental Concepts
In the first Module I introduce you to the Course. I give you an overview of the topics that will be covered and how they will be presented. We take a quick refresher on how the Roof by Footprint and Roof by Extrusion tools work. I also explain how the Quizz system works
1.01IntroductionIn this Unit I introduce you to the Course, summarise what will be covered and explain how to take the Module Quizzes
1.02Roof by Footprint: An overviewThis Unit gives you an overview of the Roof by Footprint tool
1.03Roof by Extrusion: An overviewThis Unit gives you an overview of the Roof by Extrusion tool
Module 2: Creating Basic Roofs
Before we even think about complex Roofs, let's ensure you're fully comfortable with some basic Roof forms.
2.01Creating a Roof by FootprintIn this Unit I take you through (step-by-step) the creation of a simple pitched Roof using the Roof by Footprint tool
2.02Creating a Roof by ExtrusionIn this Unit I take you through (step-by-step) the creation of a wave-shaped Roof using the Roof by Extrusion tool
2.03Creating a Glazed RoofWe can also use the underlying functionality of Revit's Curtain Wall system to form Glazed Roofs. I take you through this step-by-step
2.04Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module
Module 3: Roof Properties
Just like many other Revit Elements, Roofs have their own set of Instance and Type Parameters
3.01Roof Instance PropertiesIn this Unit I take you through all the Roof Instance Properties, one at a time
3.02Roof Type PropertiesIn this Unit I take you through all the Roof Type Properties, one at a time
3.03Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module
Module 4: Roof Assemblies
As a System Family, you are free to create your own new Roof Types.
This module explains how to do so
4.01Creating a new Roof TypeIn this Unit I show you how to create your own new Roof Type, including adding Layers and choosing Materials
4.02Variable thickness Layers in RoofsQuite often you will need your Roof to have a tapering thickness. In this Unit I show you how to do this
4.03Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module
Module 5: Roof Forms
So you're comfortable with creating standard, simple Roof Forms.
What about more Complex shapes? No problem!
5.01Flat RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Flat Roof form
5.02Monopitch RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Monopitch Roof form
5.03Hipped RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Hipped Roof form
5.04Gambrel RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Gambrel Roof form
5.05Mansard RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Mansard Roof form
5.06Hipped Gable RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Hipped Roof form
5.07Bonnet RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Bonnet Roof form
5.08Dutch Gable RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Dutch Gable Roof form
5.09Dormer RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a Dormer Roofs
5.10Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module
Module 6: Modifying Roofs
Once you have created your Roof form,
you will often need to subsequently Edit, Modify or Manipulate it. I show you how to do this in this Module
6.01Editing the FootprintThe most common operation when modifying your Roof is Editing it's Footprint
6.02Changing the SlopeIn this Unit I show you how to change the Slope of your Roof- both as a single entity and on a "per Boundary Line" basis
6.03Rafter Cut ProfilesIn this Unit I show you how to change the profile of your Roof (by Footprint) form at it's Eaves
6.04Roof Span DirectionIn this Unit I explain the purpose of the Roof Span Direction indicator and how to change it's orientation
6.05Roof Cutoff LevelIn this Unit I explain how to truncate your Roofs (vertically) by use of the Roof Cutoff Level property
6.06Aligning EavesIn this Unit I show you how to use the Align Eaves tool
6.07Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module
Module 7: Complex Roofs
Following on from Module 5, I show how to create Complex Roof Forms.
I explain the methods involved, so you can utilise them for any situation
7.01Unequal pitchesIn this Unit I show you how to create pitched Roofs where the one of more slopes are at a different angle
7.02Four sided Gabled RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to create a four sided Gabled Roof
7.03Curved RoofsRevit Roofs do not have to be rectilinear! In this Unit I show you how to create Curved Roofs
7.04Joining / Unjoining RoofsIn this Unit I show you how to use the Join / Unjoin Roof tool
7.05Differing Eaves heightsIn this Unit I show you how to create Roofs which contain Eaves at different heights
7.06Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module
Module 8: Detailing Roofs
If you are producing Construction Documentation, you will need to detail your Roof.
In this Module we discuss the concepts and tools at your disposal
8.01Wall and Roof junctionsIn this Unit we focus on the junction between the external wall and the underside of the Roof
8.02Editing Layer ProfilesWe can extend the Layers in our Roof (and Walls) to help clean up the junctions and make the detail more realistic
8.03When to stop Modelling and start DetailingSo just how much do you model? And what do you produce as a 2D details? We discuss the issues in this Unit
8.04Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module
Module 9: Roof Accessories
Once you have created your Roof form,
there are a number of other elements that you can add to embellish them
9.01Roof OpeningsRather than form Openings at the time of Roof creation, they can be added subsequently.
9.02Roof FasciasIn this Unit I show you how to add Roof Fascias to your Roof forms
9.03Roof SoffitsIn this Unit I show you how to add Roof Soffits to your Roof forms
9.04Roof GuttersIn this Unit I show you how to add Roof Gutters to your Roof forms
9.05Skylights and Roof WindowsIn this Unit I show you how to add Skylights and Roof Windows to your Roof forms
9.06Module QuizTest your understanding of this Module