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paul53_7
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Rooflights in a Curved Roof

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11-09-2012 12:30 AM

Hi,

 

Just wondering how i would go about inserting rooflights in this curved roof.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

Thanks.

The Skylight Window family just drops in like it would in a wall---simple as that!

 

Family attached.

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mike
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Re: Rooflights in a Curved Roof

11-09-2012 04:07 AM in reply to: paul53_7

1st question I have is how did you create it?

 

Mike

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Re: Rooflights in a Curved Roof

11-09-2012 05:51 AM in reply to: mike

I created the roof by extrusion and a void to cut out excess.

 

Thanks

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ccollins
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Re: Rooflights in a Curved Roof

11-09-2012 06:13 AM in reply to: paul53_7

You can use a Window Family--Skylight, which comes OOTB (out of the box) meaning standard in the Revit Library.

 

I just created a test project with a curved roof by extrusion and placed the skylights--no problem.

 

see attached image.

Cliff B. Collins
Registered Architect/BIM Manager
Thalden Boyd Emery Architects
St. Louis, MO
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Re: Rooflights in a Curved Roof

11-09-2012 07:16 AM in reply to: ccollins

Thanks for the quick response.

 

I take it you just create vertical openings in the roof?

 

How easy is it to place the rooflights in the roof. 

 

 

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ccollins
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Re: Rooflights in a Curved Roof

11-09-2012 07:23 AM in reply to: paul53_7

The Skylight Window family just drops in like it would in a wall---simple as that!

 

Family attached.

Cliff B. Collins
Registered Architect/BIM Manager
Thalden Boyd Emery Architects
St. Louis, MO
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paul53_7
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Re: Rooflights in a Curved Roof

11-12-2012 01:25 AM in reply to: ccollins

Thanks you for your help.

 

Paul 

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Re: Rooflights in a Curved Roof

11-12-2012 03:09 AM in reply to: paul53_7

Sorry a small problem, it is not allowing me to insert rooflights, saying it cannot cut instances. 

 

How do i place them.

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