Revit Architectural Abbreviations

Here you will find Revit Architectural Abbreviations in a parametric Sheet List. These abbreviations included on the list are part of standard drawing identification in North America and are widely used by many firms. When used with Revit Annotation, they can save a lot of valuable sheet space. The list includes 363 of the most widely used abbreviations in the AEC industry. Add and managing architectural abbreviations to your next project.

Like a component schedule, Revit Architectural Abbreviations resize and split and into separate columns which are useful.  They also Place on multiple Sheets.

Text can become very cumbersome and frustrating in Revit, particularly when changing large correlated blocks of text that need to align. A better method is to use Revit Key Schedules to prepare and control large blocks of text. These are Key Schedules and they offer a perfect solution to this problem. Each abbreviation is sorted using a Project Parameter named Abbreviation as shown in the image below.

Learning architectural abbreviations.

Clear up any uncertainty by studying the different basic architectural abbreviations for construction documents found in this Sheet List. The list includes everything from materials to measurements and technical abbreviations. Our Sheet List is the perfect starting point for learning many of the default abbreviations used in the AEC industry.

Instructions for using Revit Architectural Abbreviations

Adding them to your Project is as simple as using Copy to Clipboard then Pasting them into your Project. The Copy to Clipboard tool copies it to your clipboard. Use the Paste from Clipboard or Paste Aligned tools to paste Revit Architectural Abbreviations Key Schedule in the drawing or in another project.

Abbreviations used in a set of architectural drawings may vary from office to office.

Links to architectural abbreviations

Triton College

Archtoolbox

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