Digital Communications 3

Course Code: ARC 212

Academic Year: 2018-2019

This course is an introduction to building information modelling. The purpose is to cover the basic principles of the Revit Architecture technology and the building information modelling (BIM) approach. Revit Architecture 2013 software on Windows 7 is demonstrated with extensive hands-on experience in a computer lab. Topics include advantages of BIM, file types and formats, BIM file management, the Revit interface, 3D modelling, material properties, linking and constraints, families and components, conceptual massing modelling, design options, adding architectural elements to massing models, sloped roofs, plotting graphic views and schedules. Students progress through the course with a series of in-class exercises.