Thursday, June 7, 2012

New Railing Functionality in Revit Architecture 2013

In coordination with the Ideate Inc. YouTube video on Autodesk Revit Architecture 2013 – Component-based Stairs, this blog describes how the Revit Architecture 2013 Railing tool has undergone a some improvements along with the newborn Component Stair tool.

Railing enhancements hit been prefabricated to attain the creation of barrier elements more accurately. These newborn enhancements allow a newborn handrail and crowning kick sub-category that crapper allow the constituent of extensions to these digit elements. Extension options allow a wall, post, and story extension. Figure 1.

Figure 1

Top Rails and Hand Rails are designated for editing by using the [Tab] key to wheel finished the elements within the railing. Once selected, the rails are fastened in place and must be unpinned in visit to attain modifications to the railing. In constituent to using the built in barrier extensions, bespoken extensions crapper be created finished the use of sketching.

Another transformation prefabricated to stairs includes adjusting the transitions of railings between landings and runs. Figure 2. Transitions utilised crapper be circumscribed finished the use of pre-established settings such as ultimate and gooseneck. Figure 2.

Figure 2

When modifying the handrail elements, handrail supports may be added, and manipulated allowing curb of their positioning along the rail. Figure 3. Like another elements within Revit, edit the supports by first using the [Tab] key to superior these newborn features. 

Figure 3

These are only a some of the things that crapper be realised with the Revit Architecture 2013 Railing tools. Remember to review the happening and type properties of these elements as you are reviewing them as there are some properties that crapper be keyed to create your bespoken barrier elements. Good Luck!

Don’t block to countenance finished another enthusiastic features our Ideate Technical Team has institute in the newborn 2013 releases for Revit MEP, Revit Structure, Civil 3D, AutoCAD, Navisworks, 3ds Max Design and more:

Ron Palma
AEC Solutions Application Specialist

Ron has 23+ eld of experience in the AEC business as a designer, lead send designer, trainer and CAD manager. His instructional background includes Autodesk Certified Instructor, trainer, hold technician, pedagogue at Portland Community College and Clackamas Community College, and a U.S. Army certificated instructor. Follow Ron @RonPalmaAEC.

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