Posts Tagged ‘Beam’

A beam with holes

9 October 2014 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Tip of the Day

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

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Stretchy Joist – how you can get an ‘X’ in cross section of Timber members

26 March 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

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.

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Simple Rib & Infill Flooring

22 August 2012 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

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

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Sloping Beams

15 December 2010 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

You can place angled (sloping) beams by selecting Inclined Geometry from within the Geometry & Positioning, and setting your angle.


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Sloping Beams

1 September 2010 Mark Horrocks 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

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.


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QUICKtips 2009 – 07

8 April 2009 Mark Horrocks No Comments
ArchiCAD, Content

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. .


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