Stairs: Custom Shapes and Types

Using the Create Sketch tool within Stair by Component allows you to create custom stairs.

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However, if you are creating any L-shape stairs with a Cast-In-Place Stair, you might encounter a problem Continue reading

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.

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Nosing
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.

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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