If you need to create a beam element in ArchiCAD and include holes along the beam. Go to the 3D view Select the beam Click and drag an edge of the beam The pet palette has now displayed the option ‘Hole’ Set up the Beam Hole Settings. If you need to have more holes, you
There is a Complex Profile available with the Beam tool called ‘Joist Stretchy’ : It is built from 2 different Building Materials – this is so they don’t join & the X remains in the middle: It can be made any size, so may be useful in the future when you use general timber beams.
Here is a very simple technique for making effective looking Rib & Infill look correct in section First create your your slab composite, with 2 skins. set the bottom skin to show the thickness and sectional fill of your timber and the top skin to show the thickness and sectional fill of the concrete topping
You can place angled (sloping) beams by selecting Inclined Geometry from within the Geometry & Positioning, and setting your angle.
To create a beam with a slope, i.e. a rafter or pergola member, within the Beam Settings set to Inclined and input the desired angle.
Making an ArchiCAD Beam display ‘correctly’ and how to group Revisions by Release when using CadimageTools Revision Manager. Logon to www.archicadselect.com > Resources > Tips to download this QUICKtip. .