Building Information Modelling 1: Drafting and Drawings

The main objective of this course is to familiarize students with the tools needed to create a model and to document a project using Revit structure. This course deals with the techniques and standards required to communicate graphically. Student's ability to interpret and read architectural and construction plans, drawings, terminology, scales, symbols, and specifications used in residential and industrial, commercial, and institutional (ICI) construction are explored. The course covers the basic principles of Revit Structure Technology and Building Information Modelling (BIM). Revit structure 2017 is demonstrated with extensive hands on experience in a computer lab. Different topics are covered such as the advantage of BIM, Revit interface, modelling tools, and building structure elements including columns, beams, beam systems, floors, foundation, reinforcement, toposurface, annotations, detailing, sheets, and printing.