Revit Content Creation

Online /
Feb 8, 2021 /
Course Code: 11-0249-ONL21

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  • Syllabus
  • Instructor


Please Note:
This course is held over 1 days, 10:00am-2:30pm Eastern. *********************************************************************************

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the file extensions of customized Revit content
  • Develop custom geometry with an in depth look at all the form and void tools
  • Understand the process of building types within family elements
  • Best practices for component use and library management
  • Understand the Revit family editor environment to create any component required

Autodesk Revit has become a predominant design tool used by Architects and Engineers within the AEC industry. The next learning curve in the implementation and execution of Autodesk Revit is understanding the concepts and methods of custom content creation.

This session will focus on the development of customized families with parametric capabilities. Best practices and industry standards will be discussed and explained.

Course Outline:

  • Understanding File Extensions
  • Component Geometry - Forms, Voids
  • Understanding the family editor environment
  • Import and modify families to projects
  • Best practices for family creation and management

Who Should Attend

  • Principals, Owners
  • Architects
  • Structural Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Architectural Technologist/Technicians
  • Interior Designers
  • Landscape Designers

Suggested Textbook:
Mastering Autodesk Revit 2020 ISBN-13: 978-1119570127, ISBN-10: 1119570123
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Time: 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM Eastern Time

Please note: You can check other time zones here.


Please Note:
This course is held over 1 days, 10:00am-2:30pm Eastern. *********************************************************************************


  • Starting new family
  • File extensions explained
  • Navigating Family Editor
  • Control visibility states of components with custom parameters
  • Understand the use of nested objects
  • Using Ref Planes
  • Creating Parameters
  • Creating editing Forms & Voids
  • Best Practices of family creation and control


Luis Navarrete

Luis Navarrete is a Building Information modeling expert with over 18+ years working within the AEC sector and 15+ years experience with design technologies related to BIM. Luis Navarrete worked as an adjunct professor at George Brown College within the Architectural Studies program where he helped develop and enhanced the Revit studio & BIM lecture classes taught to third year graduates of Architectural Technology and Interior Design Technology.

Mr. Navarrete has also lead a BIM Implementation as Director of Design Technology for NORR ensuring a consistent and up to date use of BIM across various regions in Canada, U.S, UK and UAE. Mr. Navarrete provides consulting services providing strategic and technical guidance for firms utilizing BIM within the Architecture and Engineering sectors. He supports projects delivered with BIM workflows in Waste Water Management, Transportation, Low Rise residential &Multi-Level and projects delivered for a large automotive client in Canada.

Professor Navarrete is a certified Autodesk Revit Expert who is engaged in the most current use of BIM workflows with various firms engaged with him. He has supported and managed various projects using Revit Arch, Revit Struct, Revit MEP, Navisworks, BIM360, Clarity, Codebook, Enscape, Lumion, ArchiCAD, Dynamo and other BIM platforms which will expose students to the latest trends and best practices used by industry leaders today.


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Fee & Credits

$345 + taxes

  • 0.45 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 4.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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