How to Build Stairs in Revit (w/Paul Aubin)

Yup, you read the title correctly… On episode 90 I will be joined by the one and only Paul Aubin to take on one of the more challenging aspects of Revit… Stairs! Learning how to build stairs correctly in Revit can be a daunting and frustrating task for many… Not anymore! Whether you are just learning Autodesk Revit or have been using it as long as Paul Aubin has, you’ll find something useful in this livestream!

So sit back, relax, and let’s geek out!

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00:00 Introduction
02:40 Join the BIM After Dark Community
05:00 Welcome Paul Aubin
06:00 Multi-Level Fire Stair in Revit Example
09:00 Setting Expectations for Stairs in Revit
16:44 How Detailed Should your Revit Stair Models be?
22:00 Breaking Down Paul’s Revit Stair and Railing Settings
29:00 Using Supports instead of Balusters for Revit Stair Railings (PRO TIP!)
40:00 Building a Multi-Level Stair in Revit from Scratch
48:00 The Railing Support Family Paul Uses for Balusters
57:30 The Benefits of Keeping the Stairs “Components” in Revit
59:00 “Respect the Run”
01:00:00 Custom Monumental Stair from Scratch in Revit
01:17:00 Paul’s Adaptive Escalator in Revit
01:20:00 Outro

Here are some links to all of the hardware and software I use:

My Main Revit Computer (BIMBOX) –
How I Record My Tutorials (Camtasia Studio) –
My Microphone (Blue Yeti USB) –
My Studio Headphones (Sennheiser HD 600) –
My Camera for Videos and Images (Canon EOS 80D) –
The Lens I use for these videos (50mm) –
My Webcam for Webinars (Logitech C922X) –
My Favorite Sketchbook (“Blank” by 30×40) –
My Favorite Sketching Pens (Sharpie “Fine”) –
Greatest Sketching Marker of All Time (Sign Pen) –

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