How to Create Code Compliant Stairs in Revit
Learn how to design a staircase to conform to a building code using Revit!
- Obtain the required regulations for staircases in your local area.
- Select the Stair function. Choose which Type you wish to use.
- Select the Default staircase type. Edit the Type using the Properties panel.
- Duplicate the Type. Rename it.
- Enter Maximum Riser Height and Minimum Tread Depth as per the compliance rules.
- Click Edit Calculation Rules.
- Tick Use Stair Calculator. Update Rise, Depth and Target Slope
- Update Minimum / Maximum Slope Results as per compliance rules.
- Choose Desired Number of Steps. Review the Actual Riser Height to make sure it complies.
- Open up the Base Floor Plan. Start the Stair Run and place half the steps or the maximum allowed in a run.
- Create a landing by starting the next run. Finish placing the remaining steps.
- Select the green tick to finish the stair. Revit will automatically create railings.
Step 1 Required Regulations - NCC Code
Step 2 Stair Function and Type
Step 3 Choose the Default Staircase Type and Edit it
Step 4 Duplicate and Rename the Stair
Step 5 Maximum Riser Height and Minimum Tread Depth
Step 6 Edit Calculation Rules
Step 7 Stair Calculator
Step 8 Update Minimum / Maximum Slope
Step 9 Number of Steps and Actual Riser Height
Step 10 Start the stair Run
Step 11 Create a landing
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Posted on 13 Jan 2020