Database Basics for Architects
How to Create and Manage Databases using Microsoft Access
Designing a building is an information intensive activity. There are thousands of decisions that need to be made. Hundreds of products need to be evaluated. Storing and retrieving building data is a major challenge on a day-to-day basis, let alone 5 – 10 years down the road.
Additionally, how can you leverage this data to inform future projects? You need real tools to keep control of your data and to put it at your fingertips. This is where databases come in.
In this mini-course, you'll learn how to create a database using Microsoft Access. We'll discuss how to structure a database and take an in-depth look the various components that make up a database, like forms and reports. We'll also look at some real-world examples of databases used to manage project-specific information.
01 - Database Basics
02 - What is a Database?
03 - Why use a Database?
04 - Parts of a Database
05 - Revit and Databases
06 - Database Examples
07 - Conclusion