How to make realistic parapet flashings

29 August 2012 Tate Gibbes 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you want to make that parapet on your building look a little more realistic, try modeling the flashings.
Place a beam along of the top of your wall, then with your beam selected, Go to Design>Complex Profiles>Profile Manager…  and choose the New option.

  
Create the shape of your flashing, set the material type and set it Use With Beams. Store the profile, giving it a unique name and then press the Apply to Selection button.

You should now have a modeled parapet cap flashing