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lynda Revit and Unreal Engine: Real-Life Architectural Visualizations

Video Introducing this tutorial


Introduction:
An overview of architectural visualization (arch viz)
What you should know
Using the exercise files

1. Arch Viz in Unreal Engine:
What is Unreal Engine (UE)?
Why do architects use arch viz in projects?
How can Unreal Engine assist an architect?
The UE interface
Other useful UE courses in the library

2. Getting Revit Ready for UE:
Installing COINS
Sectioning the Revit model with COINS Section
The Datasmith Export tool in Revit 2021
The Datasmith workflow: A quick heads-up

3. Using Hide/Isolate:
Using Hide/Isolate in the Revit views
Removing non-necessary Revit families

4. Setting 3D Views in Revit:
Setting up Revit 3D views for export
Setting up a 3D Structural Envelope view
Setting up an 3D Internal Envelope view
Setting up a 3D Furniture view
Sectioning the 3D views with COINS Section
Setting up 3D export views as a template

5. Exporting the Revit Views:
Exporting the Structural 3D view
Exporting the Internal 3D view
Exporting the Furniture 3D view
Checking the Datasmith files open in Unreal Engine (UE)

6. Working with Model Geometry in UE:
Setting up an appropriate folder and filenaming philosophy
Setting up your units and scale in UE
Bringing in the Datasmith files
Aligning the Revit model positions in UE
Resizing the post-process volume
Organizing UE content with subdirectories

7. Using Meshes, Materials, and Lighting in UE:
Using the Static Mesh Editor
Working with textures and basic UE materials
Applying materials to the Revit assets
Using pre-lighting
Using secondary lights
Building a lighting preview

8. Applying Cameras and Visuals in UE:
Applying specialist effects in UE
Introducing camera views and natural daylight in your UE scene
Building a lighting preview

9. Architectural Visualizations in UE:
Rendering architectural stills in UE
Rendering architectural videos in UE

Conclusion:
Next steps