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Monday, January 12, 2015

Revit Tutorial - Flat Roof Crickets and Documentation

Flat roofs in Revit are a mystery to many people. Similar to a lot of elements in Revit, there are many ways to go about flat roofs. Additionally, people get extremely creative when it comes to the crickets on flat roofs.

My two favorite approaches to creating a flat roof cricket in Revit are either creating an adaptive component or modifying the sub-elements of the roof. I know, some of you may be thinking that the modify sub-elements tool is like voodoo black magic... Well, it's not that bad!

 In fact, it is actually pretty easy after you've used the method a few times. Of course, the more complex the roof is, the more complex the method becomes (and the adaptive component comes in handy).  Continue reading for a tutorial extracted directly from BIM After Dark - Volume 2 (which will be released this Thursday!)...