Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018 for Architecture
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: The best-selling Revit guide, now more complete than ever with all-new coverage on the 2018 release Mastering Autodesk Revit 2018 for Architecture is packed with focused discussions, detailed exercises, and real-world examples to help you get up to speed quickly on the latest version of Autodesk Revit for Architecture. Organized according to how you learn and implement the software, this book provides expert guidance for all skill levels. Hands-on tutorials allow you to dive right in and start accomplishing vital tasks, while compelling examples illustrate how Revit for Architecture is used in every project. The companion website features before-and-after tutorial files, additional advanced content, and an hour of video on crucial techniques to help you quickly master this powerful software. From basic interface topics to advanced visualization techniques and documentation, this invaluable guide is your ideal companion through the Revit Architecture workflow. Whether you’re preparing for Autodesk certification exams or just want to become more productive with the architectural design software, practical exercises and expert instruction will get you where you need to be. Understand key BIM and Revit concepts and master the Revit interface Delve into templates, work-sharing, and managing Revit projects Master modeling and massing, the Family…

Instant Revit!: Commercial Drawing Using Autodesk® Revit® 2017
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: Instant Revit!: Commercial Drawing Using Autodesk® Revit® 2017 This book is for students that have some experience using Autodesk Revit. This book contains step-by-step project tutorials with screenshots using the Revit program. The units for the projects are in Imperial (Feet & Inches) units. The book consists of the drawing of a two-story commercial building. A three-dimensional model of the project will be developed and used to create views of the: floor plan, longitudinal section, interior and exterior elevations, wall sections, detail views of the structure, and renderings of the interior and exterior of the structure. Some of these drawings will be annotated with dimensions and notes. Door, window, and room finish schedules will be also be created. Once these drawings are completed, the student will then create design options of the structure. This allows the design to be presented with multiple styles or options within the same file. There is also a companion website for the book that is maintained by the author. Purchasers of the book will be able to view demonstration videos of the tutorials and download files that are used for the project. Revit families are presented as part of the project. Families are groups…

Construction Management JumpStart: The Best First Step Toward a Career in Construction Management
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: Launch your career in construction management with this one-of-a-kind book The construction management industry is expected to increase employment by 16 percent over the next decade. This second edition of a bestselling introduction to construction management walks you through each stage of the construction management process. Written from the constructor’s perspective, this book will familiarize you with all the construction management fundamentals and how Building Information Modeling (BIM) is impacting the construction management profession. Covers interoperability of technology advances in the construction industry Explains how BIM is challenging the traditional approach to project delivery and how this affects the constructor’s role Elaborates each stage of the design and construction process and the tasks associated with each of them Shows step-by-step how to estimate project costs, administer contracts, manage job site and construction operations, plan and schedule a project, monitor project performance, manage project quality and safety, and assess project risks Provides review questions at the end of each chapter to help enforce understanding The tried-and-true project management principles presented in this book will help ensure you a successful start to your career. Buy on Amazon

Architectural Commercial Design Using Autodesk Revit 2016
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: Architectural Commercial Design Using Autodesk Revit 2016 is designed for the architectural student using Revit 2016. The intent is to provide the student with a well-rounded knowledge of tools and techniques for use in both school and industry. This text takes a project based approach to learning Revit’s architectural tools in which the student develops a three story office building. Each book comes with a disc containing numerous video presentations of the written material. General building codes and industry standard conventions are covered in a way that is applicable to the current exercise. The first two chapters are intended to get the reader familiar with the user interface and many of the common menus and tools of Revit 2016. A small office is created in chapter two to show just how easy it is to get started using Revit. By the end of chapter two the student will be excited and prepared to take on a much larger project. Throughout the rest of the book the student develops a three story office building. The drawings start with the floor plans and develop all the way to photo-realistic renderings like the one on the cover of this book. In these…

Exploring Autodesk Revit 2017 for MEP
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: Exploring Autodesk Revit 2017 for MEP textbook covers the detailed description of all basic and advanced concepts as well as the usage of the tools and commands of Autodesk Revit 2017. It explores the processes involved in Building Information Modeling. The topics covered in this textbook range from creating building components, HVAC system, electrical system, plumbing system, and Fire protection system to designing conceptual massing, performing HVAC heating and loading analysis, and creating rich construction documentation. In this textbook, special emphasis has been laid on the concepts of space modeling and tools to create systems for all disciplines (MEP). Each concept in this textbook is explained using the detailed description and relevant graphical examples and illustrations. The accompanying tutorials and exercises, which relate to the real world projects, help you understand the usage and abilities of the tools available in Autodesk Revit 2017. In addition, the chapters in this textbook are punctuated with tips and notes to make the concepts clear, thereby enabling the readers to create their own innovative projects. Buy on Amazon

BIM in Small-Scale Sustainable Design
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: “Any architect doing small or medium scaled projects who is also vested in sustainable design but is not yet doing BIM will enjoy this book’s overall focus.”-Architosh.com This work is the leading guide to architectural design within a building information modeling (BIM) workflow, giving the practitioner a clear procedure when designing climate-load dominated buildings. The book incorporates new information related to BIM, integrated practice, and sustainable design, as well information on how designers can incorporate the latest technological tools. Each chapter addresses specific topics, such as natural ventilation for cooling, passive solar heating, rainwater harvesting and building hydrology, optimizing material use and reducing construction waste, and collaborating with consultants or other building professionals such as engineers and energy modelers.    Buy on Amazon

Exploring Autodesk Revit 2017 for Structure, 7th Edition
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: Exploring Autodesk Revit 2017 for Structure is a comprehensive book that has been written to cater to the needs of the students and the professionals who are involved in the AEC profession. This textbook enables the users to harness the power of BIM with Autodesk Revit 2017 for Structure for their specific use. In this textbook, the author emphasizes on physical modeling, analytical modeling, rebar modeling, and quantity scheduling. Also, Revit 2017 for Structure book covers the description of various stages involved in analyzing the model in Robot Structural Analysis software. This textbook is specially meant for professionals and students in structural engineering, civil engineering, and allied fields in the building industry. In this book, along with the main text, the chapters have been punctuated with tips and notes to give additional information on the concept, thereby enabling you to create your own innovative project. Buy on Amazon

Architectural Graphic Standards (Ramsey/Sleeper Architectural Graphic Standards Series)
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: The ‘Architect’s Bible’ since 1932, updated with the latest codes and standards Architectural Graphic Standards is the written authority for architects, designers, and building contractors. It provides comprehensive guidance on the visual representation of materials, products, systems, and assemblies. Updated to reflect the most current codes and standards, this new 12th edition features over 300 new drawings, tables, and designs and twenty-five percent new content. In response to architects’ feedback and overwhelming demand for a more graphics-heavy format, this edition employs shorter, more accessible texts and more images of the standards and evolution of design and construction. New coverage includes building resiliency and the building envelope, expert discussion on the fundamentals of design and construction documentation, and new examination of environmental factors and material properties and performance. Sustainable Design is no longer separated, but incorporated throughout, and extensive appendices keep useful data right at your fingertips. Graphic standards are essential to building design. They cover everything from door frames and roof designs to air ducts and outdoor sports facilities. This meticulous resource provides a compendium of planning standards, optimum dimensions, and normative construction details. The book is organized into three core sections covering: design and documentation, materials, and building…

Autodesk Revit 2017 (R1): Architecture Fundamentals – Imperial: Autodesk Authorized Publisher
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: The Autodesk® Revit® software is a powerful Building Information Modeling (BIM) program that works the way architects think. The program streamlines the design process through the use of a central 3D model, where changes made in one view update across all views and on the printable sheets. This student guide is designed to teach you the Autodesk Revit functionality as you would work with it throughout the design process. You begin by learning about the user interface and basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools. Then you learn design development tools including how to model walls, doors, windows, floors, ceilings, stairs and more. Finally, you learn the processes that take the model to the construction documentation phase Since building projects are extremely complex, the Autodesk Revit software is also complex. The objective of the Autodesk® Revit® 2017 (R1) Architecture Fundamentals student guide is to enable students to create full 3D architectural project models and set them up in working drawings. This student guide focuses on basic tools that the majority of users need. Topics Covered Understanding the purpose of Building Information Management (BIM) and how it is applied in the Autodesk Revit software. Navigating the Autodesk Revit workspace and interface….

BIM in Healthcare Infrastructure: Planning, Design and Construction
English books / April 24, 2017

Price: BIM in Healthcare Infrastructure is a guide to the implementation and application of BIM technology in the planning, design and construction of healthcare infrastructure to improve time- and cost-effectiveness in delivering zero carbon healthcare facilities that have a positive effect on staff and patient health. Starting with an introduction and overview of BIM, the guide goes on to detail the use of BIM in the planning, design and construction of healthcare infrastructure – complex buildings characterised by elaborate building services, structural elements or components and a variety of building systems. The key challenges to implementing BIM in this sector, such as motivating and training staff, overcoming resistance to change and developing the business case are highlighted through the inclusion of international case studies. These case studies are further analysed to draw out lessons that can be learned and applied to future healthcare facilities construction as well as generic lessons that can be applied to all sectors and the construction industry as a whole. Buy on Amazon