ArchiCAD’s BIM server is an incredibly effective way of managing large projects and workflows within your practice. Although it is very simple to set up, it can also be very easy to mess up. If you are intending on setting up a BIM server please ensure that you read through and understand the instruction manual
ArchiCAD now features easily manipulable 3D Cutting Planes – they can be defined graphically in your views, and then dragged/moved/rotated as you go. Multiple cutting planes can be used at once, so you can click and drag them around easily to define the areas of the model that you want to isolate. They’re great for
If you have used Cadimage Sites + Massing to create Boundaries around your site, the Cadimage Boundary objects Calculate their bearing based on Project North. So if you are planning on Rotating your Site, you need to update Project North at the same time. Cadimage Sites + Massing has an easy way of doing this.
Double click in the ‘Navigator – Project Map’ under ‘Schedules’ on ‘Wall list’ In the newly opened window click on the Scheme settings… button in the top right hand corner In the Scheme settings open the Fields /Wall List tab You can add fields to your schedule by selecting them in the left hand column and
Masterspec has announced the results of their NZ 2013 National BIM Survey which once again shows ArchiCAD as the industry leader of BIM technologies. With a total of 426 industry respondents (82% architects and architectural designers), the results provide a credible picture of present day standards, attitudes and the progress made towards Building Information Modelling
If you are wanting to create an opening in a wall, simply insert a door or window the correct size. Once positioned, select the door or window and click on the the little square icon in the Toolbar. This will convert the door into a simple door/window opening Remember to change the ID
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