REVIT-AND-AUTOCAD-2018-2020

Start Date: 15th Mar, 2021. (Once every week: 4 sessions)

Objectives

  1. CREATE A SIMPLE FLOOR PLAN USING AUTOCAD
  2. CREATE 3D DESIGNS IN REVIT
  3. DO PICTURE AND VIDEO RENDERINGS IN REVIT
  4. EXTRACT DOCUMENTS IN STRUCTURAL AND ARCHITECTURAL FORMS TO CREATE A PROJECT PORTFOLIO

Introduction to Autocad: Session One

Class 1

1.1 Welcome to Autocad 2020
1.2 Why use Autocad?
1.3 Download and Install Autocad 2020
1.4 Differrent versions of Autocad and how they can be used interchangeably
1.5 Exploring Autocad’s Interface
1.6 Create your first simple room plan/ Shape using Autocad

Class 2

1.7 Why Use Revit 2020?
1.8 Download and Install Revit2020
1.9 Differrent versions of Revit, Other 3D software progarammes and how they can be
used interchangeably
1.10 Exploring Revit’s Interface
1.11 Create your first simple room plan/ Shape using Revit

AUTOCAD Functionalities and Floor Plan making: Session Two

Class 1

2.1 Creating a Project file on Autocad
2.2 Creating Using tools to Complete a Floor Plan
2.3 Difference between Architectural, Structural and MEP plans and 3D’s

Class 2

2.4 Completing an Architectural floor plan of a simple class room block
2.5 Categorizing the lines into filter points and layers for easy 3D drawings
2.6 Preparing your document for Export to Revit

AUTOCAD 2D to REVIT 3D; REVIT for 3D and Detailing: Session Three

Class 1

3.1 Importing a 2D document into Revit; Review previous class
3.2 Considering the style of building and architectural design format you’ll like to use
3.3 Using walls, chosing walls, sweeps and reveals, creating your own color and texture

Class 2

3.4 Beams, colums and ceiling creation
3.5 Exploring various ways of creating a roof
3.6 Application of Slope on various parts of the roof,

Class 3

3.7 Changing and considering different floor elevations on various parts of a given floor
3.8 Copying a floor and pasting on other levels to create a Storey structure if needed,
Rules on doing so
3.9 Binding floor systems to each other

REVIT 3D; REVIT for 3D and Detailing and Rendering: Session Four

Class 1

4.1 How to take a picture of your 3D project file, angling, lightening, etc
4.2 Rendering according to desired quality, how to acheive the best quality

Class 2

4.3 How to create a video or an animation of your project
4.4 How to export to other forms or files
4.5 Considerations when using Revit and Autocad also and Suggestions on how to improve on the basic knowledge learnt so far


GRACE ADWOA SIDSAYA
GRACE ADWOA SIDSAYA

Miss. Grace Adwoa Sidsaya completed her Senior High school education in Notre Dame Girls Senior High School, Sunyani, Ghana. She since travelled to China to gain further education in the field of Civil Engineering and Architecture in China Three Gorges University, Yichang City. She’s competed in the China National Construction Technology Competition, Undergraduate team 3rd Price (11/2019), China Provincial Construction Technology Competition, Undergraduate team 1st Price.(07/2020), China Provincial Construction Technology Competition, Personal 2nd Price. (07/2020),China National Construction Technology Competition, Undergraduate team 1st Price. (11/2020), China National Construction Technology Competition, Personal 1st Price. (11/2020).
She’s also been a receiver of Outstanding Students award in CTGU on 2 occasions. She’s skilled in BIM, REVIT, Robot Analysis, Civil Midas, AutoCAD 2D&3D, Civil 3D, Sketchup, Lumion, FLAC 3D, PKPM, Photo-Shop, and many other important softwares in the field of Civil Engineering and Architecture. She’s been privileged to work on some projects that are considered for construction and being constructed in Ghana; Designed a Church building for Oasis of Life Church in Ghana. (09/2020), Designed and analyzed an Apartment complex building, yet to be built in Tamale, Ghana.(07/2020), Designed and analyzed a Primary School building to be built in Ghana.(11/2019), Underground tunnel excavation and mountain road design ( 07/2020). Except her passion for Civil Engineering and Architecture she enjoys writing songs, playing the bass guitar, listening to music, making music videos, working on her co-funded sales website and App ShutterApp, taking pictures of nature, traveling and spending time with friends and loved ones.

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