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SUMMER SCHOOL Session 2: Basics of Building Information Modeling

  • Holiday Inn One Holiday Inn Drive Mount Kisco, NY 10549 United States (map)

AIA Westchester + Hudson Valley and AIA Bronx present this years Summer School programs - 7 consecutive Tuesdays in July and August

Session 2a:   Fire Prevention, ADA & Life Safety Code
Session 2b:   Parametric Energy Modeling and NYSERDA Funding Incentives
Date: July 23, 2019
Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Venue: Holiday Inn, Mt. Kisco, NY 10549
Price: $20.00 AIA Member
$15.00 Assoc. AIA Member
$50.00 Non-Members
Credits: 2 AIA HSW PDH (There will be a $20 fee for mailing a certificate of completion if not picked
up at end of class.)
Presenter:  Stephen Whalen, Whalen Architectural

For a full description of all summer school courses, click here.

COURSE 2A: REVIT – Basic Applications

Program Description:

Introduction to REVIT, basic modeling tools, site modeling, and setting up documents

Learning Objectives:

• Introduction to the program, welcome screen, work screen
• Basic model building – walls, floors, roofs, windows, and doors
• Families (a.k.a. blocks)
• Site modeling and features
• Setting up construction drawings
• Annotations – dimensions, text, tags
• Title blocks
• Matching office standards from AutoCAD

COURSE 2B:  REVIT – Advanced Applications

 Program Description:

Advanced topics in REVIT including rendering, assigning materials, realistic effects, and collaboration.

Learning Objectives:

  • Renderings

  • Overview of material library

  • Assigning materials

  • Shadows, sketchy lines, and sun orientation

  • Collaboration in office and online with consultants

  • Work sharing

  • BIM 360

  • Sharing models with clients