Posts Tagged ‘trusses’

Modelling roof trusses

3 September 2013 cadimage 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

There are a number of tools available in ArchiCAD to help you model up elements like roof framing.  In this tip we will look at the Truss Maker tool First thing we have to do is draw out the members of the truss. The truss maker identifies different timber sizes by the pen weight used

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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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