Stair Nosing, Treads, and Stringers

The Cast-In-Place Stair has several different parameters for customizing it. Depending on the stair, Nosing, Treads, and Supports can all be used in various combinations.


Located under Run Type (within the Monolithic Run family), Nosing can be tricky to get right, as it requires the use and modification of a sometimes glitchy Profile. The Stair Nosing – Pan profile is the only Stair Nosing Profile that Revit provides. Continue reading

Cast-In-Place, Concrete Stairs

The Stair by Component tool in Revit will automatically create a Stair, based on a set of parameters. It also allows for Custom Shapes with its Create by Sketch option, though most stairs can be created from the simple Straight option.


stair_modify ribbonBy default, both Run and Straight should be selected on the Create Stair, Modify ribbon.

However, before drawing anything select the Monolithic Stair (the default Cast-In-Place type) in the Properties Browser and Edit Type. Continue reading