Posts Tagged ‘Coverings’

Pre-cast Slab Coverings Types

31 August 2016 Gareth Morgan 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

There are five types of Cadimage Pre-cast Slab Coverings, How to apply a covering This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):


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Cadimage Coverings – Edit Roof Edges

25 August 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Tip of the Day

In version 20, we have been able to introduce some new features to a number of our more popular Tools. In the past the ease of editing Roof Edges was constrained. Therefore we have now created a specific Dialog for Editing the Roof Edges for selected Roof Coverings. You can access this Dialog from Cadimage>Coverings>Edit

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How to add extra downpipes

6 May 2016 Cadimage No Comments
Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you need an extra down pipe on your Cadimage Roof Covering? That’s easy, select the ArchiCAD roof and insert a new node. The Cadimage Roof Covering will allow you to attach  two downpipes on every side of the node. The only thing you have to do now is, click on the pink hotspot on

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Fascia Edge position

16 December 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day

The Cadimage Roof Coverings tool now has the option to edit the position of the Fascia Edge in the settings


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Flip Covering

6 July 2015 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Covering in a wall and wish you had placed it on the other side of the wall, you can change the size with the new feature:  


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Extending the Wall Covering below wall base.

22 April 2014 Scylla de Magalhaes 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Cadimage, Tip of the Day

  In ArchiCAD 17 you can easily extend your Wall Covering below wall base by adding a negative value to the Base Shape setting.        


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Have you noticed how fast Cadimage Coverings is now?

16 April 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Back in 2013 we bought a development company in the UK called ‘Encina’ – their expertise in ArchiCAD tools we knew would come in useful. This first big thing you may notice is the speed of Coverings. For example in a house with over 100 wall coverings it would take half an hour to update

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Model like you would build

24 June 2013 Jonathan Breen 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Architecture, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools, Wall Frames

For framed buildings like those in New Zealand it may be useful to model how you expect the building to be built. Taking your building to the next step could be actually adding the Wall Frames using the Cadimage Wall Frames tool like this:   This has been created using the Cadimage Wall Frame tool

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Coverings Hotfix is now available

23 January 2013 Jonathan Breen 4 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Coverings, Development, Tip of the Day, Tools

The Coverings tool for V16 has been updated & released as a hotfix for V16 This fix includes a lot of elements hidden from the user interface… but the end result is that the Coverings tool is a lot more stable We recommend you download & install the update for a better experience with the

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New location of Wall Covering Reference origin & offset in V16

10 September 2012 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day

With the new interface for V16 a few items have been moved to a new location One of these is the Cladding Reference Origin which you will be familiar with in V14 and V15: This is still in the Cladding Settings but now contained within the drop down menu to its own settings page: There

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