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Revit_Tutorial__2a - Revit Tutorial #2 Exterior Walls,...

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Revit Tutorial #2 – Exterior Walls, Interior Partitions, Doors & Windows Creating exterior walls and curtain walls Creating interior partitions & codes Placing doors Placing windows
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Creating Exterior Walls & Curtain Walls
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The only walls that we have inserted are the Foundation Walls. Next we will insert the brick veneer exterior walls. The project contains two types of exterior walls, brick veneer and stucco. To get started go to the Main Level then to the Home tab and select Walls Structural Walls . Exterior Walls
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The Properties Browser will bring up the wall menu. Click and then select Exterior – Brick on metal. Stud .
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The Base Constraint of the selected Brick Wall is to be set at 0’-0” and the Top Constraint is TOP 1 .
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Now click on the Edit Type pulling up the Type Properties . Then click on the Edit button. We are going to modify the existing wall. Now change the Air Barrier to 1” and the thickness of the Gypsum Bd . To 5/8”. Click OK – Apply – OK .
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The program give you several options for inserting walls. For now we will set the Location Line at Finish Face – Interior . Begin inserting the wall at column #D3, outside corner, corner of column to corner of column inserting the wall in place from one column point to another as the direction shows until you have inserted all of the brick veneer walls. This wall will have 0’-0” for the Base Constraint and TOP 1 for the Top Constraint . Brick Veneer walls end at the point shown in the slide.
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Four of the walls just inserted are at the wrong Top Constraint . Go to the 3D view. Identify the walls (shown) that will extend to TOP 2 and make that adjustment in the Properties side bar.
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Now we will place the STUCCO EXTERIOR WALLS - At the Level 1, go to Walls – Structural .
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This wall will be revised also. The wall that is the closest to what is wanted loaded is the Generic – 8” wall. Select Generic – 8 ” wall. Then set the constraints to the correct properties with the Base Constraint at 0’-0” and the Top Constraint is set at TOP 1 . Select Edit Type and in the properties menu select Duplicate . Click OK. Name the new wall Exterior Stucco Wall.
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Now select the Edit tab in the Type Properties menu. The Edit Assembly window will appear. This is just a generic wall and has no values attached to it. The next step will be to create the stucco wall for this project. Notice the Edit Assembly window.
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This wall will have to be built from scratch. Next click the Structural – Material icon . The Materials window will come up. Pan down to the Metal – Stud Layer and select it, press OK . Next change the Thickness of the material to 6” for a 2x6 stud. Now, finishing up the Exterior Side first, place the cursor on the #2 and click. Then press the Insert key. In the new row just inserted click on the Materials Icon and change the material to the Vapor Barrier . The Vapor Barrier will have a thickness of 0’-0”.
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Add two more rows by Inserting toward the Exterior Side
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