If you are a professional in the architecture-engineering-construction (AEC) industry, and looking for a BIM software to bring your ideas and projects to life, Autodesk Revit is a great tool to use. Working through the entire design process, from conceptualization all the way through to construction, Revit allows users to instantly update their models and manage more repetitive tasks with built-in automated processes.
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You can find out more about the required computer specs and download the latest version of the software on the Autodesk website here.
Understandably, working with any new software can be a bit of a predicament if you’re unsure of the learning resources that exist, but luckily you’re in the right place! After receiving numerous responses from questionnaires sent out to architects in our community, Vagon team has compiled a list of the top 5 YouTube Channels for learning Revit. Check out their recommendations below!
If you are more of an ArchiCAD fan and looking to gain skills in this department instead, no worries. Check out our post Top Tutorials for Learning ArchiCAD in 2020 for similar resources using this BIM software!
Are you experiencing long rendering times in Revit? We have a post for that too. Check out Tips for Rendering Faster in Revit to see how you can speed up your workflow process.
1. Balkan Architect 🔗
Topping out at over 317K subscribers and over 28 million views, Balkan Architect is the go-to place for learning the basics of Revit, all the way through to more intermediate and advanced material. Offering a new tutorial video every single day, there is no shortage of content to learn from on this channel.
If you’re just starting out with Revit, check out his “Revit Tutorials - Balkan Architect” playlist which has over 400+ videos to get you on the right track. You can easily spend hours on his channel and end up walking out as a Revit pro!
2. M.T.H REVIT TUTORIALS 🔗
Tailored to beginner, intermediate, and advanced Revit users, M.T.H. Revit Tutorials has a wide variety of playlists to choose from. You can start off with the more basic introductory videos and then work your way up through the variety of different model example tutorials offered, including some pretty notable models like the Taj Mahal!
With the multitude of model examples and well detailed tutorials, it’s not hard to see why over 47K people have subscribed to this channel.
3. TheRevitKid 🔗
What started off as a simple Revit resource channel for friends, has now grown to over 35K subscribers with a multitude of useful resource videos for Revit users at every skill level. The host Jeff is a licensed architect who has been working in the field for over 10 years, and judging by the quality and quantity that exist on the channel, this is a guaranteed source to be learning directly from someone in the industry. Here you can start off with a course fundamentals playlist and then work your way through his other content for residential architecture.
4. Niko G. 🔗
Tailored to users with no prior knowledge of Revit, Niko provides a wide variety of beginner content on his channel, ranging from Revit tips and tricks to more specific building model examples. You can work your way through the basics with his tutorials and then practice on any of his four project playlists to hone in on your skills. Most notably with this channel is his wide selection of beginner videos detailing the Dynamo plug-in for Revit, letting you use coding to automate some of the design process.
5. BIMscape 🔗
With over 18K subscribers and over 2 million views, BIMscape is another great channel more tailored to beginners. Here you can find playlists for learning the basics of the software along with specific content for hidden tips and tricks that make the workflow on Revit more of a breeze.
From basic navigation to more complex modeling, BIMscape is a great resource for all of the beginners looking to learn more! Check out this video below for learning how to navigate the 3D default view.