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Revit 2021 Sample Files Free Download

Revit 2021 Sample Files Free Download

Explore Revit, learn its capabilities, and see working models that demonstrate the value of BIM.

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Revit Sample Project Files

Revit 2021 Sample Files Free Download

Explore sample Revit projects and working models.

To download a project file, click its file name. Then open the project in Revit.

Architecture

Use these files with Revit when architectural tools are enabled.

Structure

Use these files with Revit when structural tools are enabled.

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GUID A3C01BB2 FF81 4C7F 88FF 32AEC9E9F8B3 rst_advanced_sample_project.rvt

To see the architectural model that is linked to this project, also download Technical_school-current_m.rvt.

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Download this file for use with rst_advanced_sample_project.rvt. That project links to this architectural model.

Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing

Use these files with Revit when systems tools are enabled.

 

Revit Sample Family Files

Revit 2021 Sample Files Free Download

Explore sample Revit families.

All elements that you add to Revit projects are created with families. For example, the structural members, walls, roofs, windows, and doors that you use to assemble a building model, as well as the callouts, fixtures, tags, and detail components that you use to document it, are created with families. Use the Family Editor to modify existing elements or create new ones to meet the specific needs of a project.

Download the following sample family files to learn how families work, how to use the Family Editor, and how you can customize elements for projects. To download a file, click the file name. Open the family file in Revit.

Architecture

Use these files with Revit when architectural tools are enabled.

Structure

Use these files with Revit when structural tools are enabled.

Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing

Use these files with Revit when systems tools are enabled.

MEP Fabrication Sample Configurations

Revit 2021 Sample Files Free Download

Download sample fabrication configurations for use with the MEP features of Revit.

The sample fabrication configurations contain generic US Imperial and UK Metric content.

Download the Imperial and Metric sample configurations
    1. Click the file names: www.autodesk.com/revit-2020-mep-fab-sample-content-imperial and www.autodesk.com/revit-2020-mep-fab-sample-content-metric.
    2. Open the files.
The files are installed to:
  • C:/Users/Public/Documents/Autodesk/Fabrication <release>/Revit MEP Imperial Content/Vx.xx
  • C:/Users/Public/Documents/Autodesk/Fabrication <release>/Revit MEP Metric Content/Vx.xx

Revit Roof Sample File

Revit 2021 Sample Files Free Download

Explore sample basic roof shapes in Revit.

The file contains examples of the following, as well as a building using a combination of roof types:

  • hip roof
  • gable roof
  • shed roof
  • basic flat roof
  • flat roof modified with a slope arrow
  • flat roof modified with shape editing
  • barrel vault

Download the sample file

  1. Click the file name: roof_sample_file.rvt
  2. Open the file in Revit.
  3. To interact with a roof in the sample project, select it in the drawing area, and click Edit Boundary to see the sketch of the roof.
    Note: For the example where the roof has been shape edited, the shape editing tools will display in the contextual tab of the ribbon.

Hip Roof

All edges of the sketch are set to be slope defining.

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Gable Roof

2 edges of the sketch are set to be slope defining. The walls are attached to the roof so they will fill the gable ends of the roof.

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Shed Roof

1 edge of the sketch is set to be slope defining. All walls attach to the roof.

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Flat Roof

None of the edges are set to be slope defining. Roofs without any slope defining edges can be modified using shape editing tools. Shape editing tools are available when you select the roof element in the drawing area.

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Slope Arrow

Use a slope arrow to create a slope on a roof. The slope arrow does not have to follow an edge and can be used on a portion of an edge. In this example, the slope arrow defines the slope of the roof from one corner to the other corner.

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Shape Edited Roof

Shape editing allows for points and edges to be positioned independently. In this example, a point is added to the center of the roof and then positioned lower to create a depressed area of the roof.

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Barrel Vault

Roof by Extrusion extrudes based on the shape of a sketched edge. In this example, an arc is used as the sketched edge to create a barrel vault roof. Walls are attached to the roof element. Select the roof, and use the Edit Profile tool on the contextual tab to edit the sketch of the extruded roof.

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Roof Sketch Modifications

Change the properties of sketch lines used in roof elements to affect the geometry. The slope of each roof edge can be set independently. Use the “Offset From Roof Base” property to create a “Dutch Hip” or set alternate eave heights for each side of the roof.

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Slope arrows used on segments making up a roof edge will create a dormer along the roof edge.

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Combined Roof

The example model uses a combination of roof elements to compose the overall roof. You can select and edit each roof element individually.

  • The roof join tool is used to join different roof elements and dormer elements together.
  • The dormer opening tool was used to cut holes in the main roof for the dormers.
  • Slope arrows were used in line with a roof edge to create dormers with a shared eave line.
  • The roof edge at the larger dormer is cut with an in-place void element.
  • A “Dutch gable roof” is made with 2 roof elements. The first the roof making up the lower portion is created using the “Cutoff Level” property and a “Cutoff Offset”, then a second roof is created and placed at the cutoff level of the first roof. Once in position the 2 roof elements are joined together.
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Revit Sample Stair and Railing Files

Revit 2021 Sample Files Free Download

Explore sample Revit stair and railing models.

To download a sample file, click its file name. Then open the sample in Revit.

Stair Sample File

The stair sample file contains sketch-based and component-based examples of stair types with a variety of construction methods and materials. Use the file as a reference to create your own stair families, or transfer these stair types to your project and modify as required.

Railing Sample File

The railing sample file contains examples of railing types with a variety of railing/baluster patterns and materials. Use the file as a reference to create your own railing families, or transfer these railing types to your project and modify as required.

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