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Wednesday, 30 June 2010

06.9 Revit Project the Experiment - Mid point and schedule

So i may have under estimated the length it would take me to model and annotate this project but we'll get there eventually, enclosed in this post is the downloadable videos(to date) plus the proposed plan for the rest of the project.

So far to date we've done
  1. List of all worksets, wall type,floor types etc. - Text post
  2. Revit project - setup video  - 42.20minsRequires 1hr off video work to create remaining worksets, wall, floor types, etc
  3. Revit project - Structure 1 video - 30.05mins
  4. Revit project - Structure 2 video - 33.28mins
  5. Revit project - External walls 1 video - 29.18mins
  6. Revit project - External walls 2 video - 33.33mins
  7. Revit project - Walls and Site context 1 video - 28.44mins
Total video time so far 03.16.48 hr (plus 1 hr off video exercise)
The remaining exercises to complete the project are broken down into a couple of main parts,
  • Modeling ...continued 
  • Sheets and views
  • Annotation
  • Rendering
  • Revisions or major change exercise.
In the 'Modeling' section we need to do
1) External site context continued, parking spaces, kerbs, grass area, pavements, Main road, Lamppost cars etc
- estimated time 30mins

2) Curved roof, roof beams, gutters, edge flashing, patio flat roof, patio flat deck, external walkway flat roof.
- estimated time 45mins
3) External railing, upper balcony and railing, Parapet capping
- estimated time 20mins
4) Apartment's Intermediate wood floor, Beam system for floor, floor finish etc, upper floor ceiling joists beam system. etc
- estimated time 30mins
5) Internal Walls of apartment
- estimated time 15mins

6) Ceilings for apartments
- estimated time 15mins
7) Doors and windows, family shapes and types, placement etc.
- estimated time 45mins

8) Apartment Stairs, Stairs in Basement retail,
- estimated time 30mins

9) Furniture placement, Plumbing place, light placement etc.
- estimated time 30mins

10) Lift and stair core for apartment, includes concrete stair, lifts external wall and foundations, roof and gutters, floor slab and doors
- estimated time 30mins

11) Final touches, Place rooms, model some floor slabs and finishes in the retail units and any outstanding items
- estimated time 30mins

Total estimate time for remaining Modeling stage - 4hr 50mins

For the 'Sheets and Views' section we need to do
1) Setup and modify 6 section views and 4 elevations, modify scale, detail, crop boundary and visibility graphics,  Modify existing plan views, scope boxes etc. duplicate views for presentation, make 10-15 3D Cut views that corresponds with the section and floor plans
- estimated time 30mins
2) Setup all title sheets, drag views onto sheets, rename views on sheets
- estimated time 20mins
3)Creating schedules and view lists, modify appearance and filters etc
- estimated time 30mins
Total estimate time for remaining Sheet and views stage - 1hr 20mins

For the 'Annotation' section we need to do

1) Place all tags, dimensions, text, line work, DPM(section views), 2D hatch/filled region, spot elevations, symbols etc.
- estimated time 60mins
2) Legend and Note blocks
- estimated time 30mins

Total estimate time for remaining Annotation stage - 1hr 30mins

In the 'Rendering' section we need to do
1) Pick camera views, Render settings, Light settings, Material setting, custom materials, exposure settings, render times, render quality
- estimated time 60mins
Total estimate time for remaining Annotation stage - 1hr 30mins

In the 'Revisions or major change' section we need to do

1) explain the proposed change, coming up with a plan to make all the change, make the changes, check the changes, revision notes and and clouds
- estimated time 120mins

Total estimate time for remaining Revisions or major change exercise stage - 2hr 00mins

Total estimated time for all videos  14hr 26mins

As you can tell its a lot of work to do so bear with me while i get through it all, i plan to have an end post with all downloadable links for the entire series so you can download them and watch through them in one straight go (or maybe 2)



Anonymous said...

I have enjoyed this series of videos and find them to be very informative. I’ve recommended your blog to many others. I appreciate the effort this process takes and sincerely hope you can complete the project.
I am using your videos as a resource for “best practice” for my new Revit users.

Jeff Thomas III said...

Dude you're awesome!