Posts Tagged ‘Zones’

Create a floor finishes schedule

4 July 2017 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, ARCHICAD 21, Tip of the Day

If you have placed Zones in your Building using specific cover fills, you can create a simple Floor Finishes Schedule by using the following settings. First create a new Schedule, Document>Schedules & Lists>Schedules>Scheme Settings… Click Create New and enter in the settings as shown below: This will give you a result that looks like this:

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Renovation Workflow: Zone Stamps for Renovated Rooms

8 August 2016 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

This workflow is used to denote the renovation process in Zone Stamps. Suppose you have a zone that represents a closet, and it is to be transformed into a bathroom. In Existing Plan View (the starting point) and in Planned Status view (the ending point), place Zone Stamps accordingly: The first Zone Stamp, in Existing

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Assist your QS

5 February 2014 Jonathan Breen No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

Since you have build a perfect 3D representation of the proposed building it seems a waste of time for the Quantity Surveyor to take a scale ruler to a set of 2D drawings to figure out quantities. ArchiCAD can find out anything about all the elements in your project using the interactive schedule, it may

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Connect your zones

9 October 2013 Jonathan Breen 4 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 17, Tip of the Day

Zones are the volumes of your rooms, so they should be treated as a full 3D block. Even with flat roofs, the best policy would be to connect your zones to your roofs, much like you would do for the walls. This way, when you roof moves (as they do), the zones will remain connected

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Scaleable Zone Stamps Part 1

10 September 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

We all know that the awesome folks at Graphisoft love sneaky lots of nifty tricks into their tools, But did you know about this one? The Zone tool has the ability to display different information in its stamp depending on the scale of the drawing!   Before we can get this to work, we need

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Zones in rooms with internal walls

21 June 2013 cadimage 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

In the Example below I am wanting to place a zone that covers the entire Bathroom area.  If I simply click inside the bathroom the Zone tool will stop at the Glass walls I have placed to create my shower enclosure.     I could place the zone and then manually modify the shape to

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Making a Zone Legend

12 June 2013 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

If you are using zones and wanting to make a Zone Legend, you will find that the colors for the the zones are not available from the standard pen sets. To get around this, simply place and additional zone with the correct color.  We can not leave this Zone as it is, as this will

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Assigning Zone stamps to zone types

8 November 2012 cadimage No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 16, Tip of the Day

The ArchiCAD zone tool is an incredibly powerful tool to use.  It can provide an incredible amount of information quickly and accurately.   The simplest form of information display with the Zone tool is the Zone Stamp.  The good folks at Graphisoft know that every company/person likes to customize their tools display differently to the

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