In this revit architecture tutorial i ll show you how to use it to create both roof types flat and sloped.
Revit create a flat roof.
To turn a sloped roof into a flat roof select all roof boundaries purple lines and uncheck defines slope in the option bar.
If you try to add a roof on the lowest level a dialog prompts you to move it to a higher level.
The roof by footprint tool is used for both flat and sloped roofs.
In the drawing area highlight an entry wall.
Create a sloped roof with an overhang.
You may have to adjust its xyz location before finishing the mass which can be accomplished in plan or elevation.
Generate revit roof in revit create a new mass and import the sat file from the previous step.
Open the 02 lower parapet floor plan.
On the options bar for overhang enter 600 and select defines slope.
Tutorial agenda creating a.
Creates a roof using the building footprint to define its boundaries.
The revit interface is a bit unclear about constructing a flat roof but no roof is truly flat and creating a flat roof in revit allows the designer to annotate the roof without having to deal with the issues associated with the modeled hips and valleys of a low slope roof.
On the draw panel click pick walls.
In the option bar make sure defines slope is deactivated before drawing the boundary.
Click architecture tabbuild panelroof drop down roof by footprint.
Whether you want a double gable roof with 6 pyramid shaped dormers or a simple gambrel roof the basics remain the same.
Want to create a flat roof.
Click architecture tab roof drop down roof by footprint.
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Revit roof slope can seem complicated at first glance but by learning a few critical features you can create any roof shape you desire.
Display a floor plan view or a reflected ceiling plan view.
If you choose not to move the roof to a different level revit notifies you later if the roof.
If you d like to learn everything about revit roofs you may be interested in my revit roofs masterclass course.