Residential Roof Design Using Autodesk® Revit®

For Beginning and Experienced Revit® Designers

by Mark S. Sadler



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 5/26/2017

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Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 222
ISBN : 9781532016875
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 8.25x11
Page Count : 222
ISBN : 9781532016868

About the Book

Make complex roof design look easy
Residential Roof Design Using Autodesk® Revit® teaches you to model beautiful, dramatic, and realistically detailed roofs for residential projects. With more than twenty-five years of experience as a licensed architect, author Mark S. Sadler offers clear explanations of the techniques that help architects and designers create the roof of virtually any home—from simple mountain cabins to elaborate custom estates.

This in-depth study of roof design helps you to:
• Model sixteen basic roof shapes in Autodesk® Revit®, the most advanced building design software available
• Complete step-by-step exercises with Revit’s powerful modeling tools
• Create and combine basic, intermediate, and complex roof shapes
• Prepare visually compelling 3-D presentations and accurately buildable construction drawings.

Richly illustrated with photographs of real-world houses, Residential Roof Design Using Autodesk® Revit® helps you model diverse roofs from jerkinheads to witch’s hats. Read on to master one of the most challenging skills in residential design and begin creating fine residential works of architecture.

About the Author

Mark S. Sadler, RA, NCARB, is a registered architect, college instructor, business consultant, blogger, and musician. He earned Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from Rice University and enjoys sharing his design-build experience with his readers and students. Sadler lives in McKinney, Texas, with his wife, Kathy, and their dog, Little Bear.