Posts Tagged ‘Rafters’

Trying to work out roof framing? Try using the wizard

16 July 2013 cadimage 6 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

In the example below I have a very basic roof plan which I need to setout my roof framing plan on.  I could very simply go through and show my intended framing with some basic 2D lifework, however, if I am interested in maintaining my 3D model, then there is another way to go. Select

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Beam modelling

16 April 2009 James Service No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are modelling rafters using the  Beam Tool, changing the profile to a complex profile allows a rotation angle as well as a pitch. Handy if your beams are running against or with the slope of the roof as in the case of rafter purlins.

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