Archive for the ‘Coverings’ Category

Roof covering view attributes in a different story

16 August 2017 Soto 2 Comments
ArchiCAD 16, ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you want to control the display of Roof Covering in plan, you just have to go to the Covering Settings- Display Settings Under Symbol, there are the options: H- Means Home Story A- Means Above Story B- Means Below Story         If you are in ArchiCAD 16 or 17, you can

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How to add extra downpipes

15 May 2017 Gareth Morgan 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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Creating a Stack Bond Block with the Covering Tool

26 April 2017 Scylla de Magalhaes No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Using the Cadimage Covering Tool can set the Covering Type to Bricks/Blocks, and set the Block size. Once you have placed the covering to a wall, navigate to the ‘Coverings…’ tab and select the Bricks Style and click on ‘Edit Style’ to adjust the size of the blocks to suit.


Flip Covering

7 December 2016 Soto 1 Comment
ArchiCAD 18, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Once you have placed a wall covering you can choose to change the wall side placement by clicking the flip button:   For ARCHICAD 20   For ARCHICAD 19 and older  


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Wall Coverings below openings

31 October 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you place a Wall Covering on a Wall with Openings set at the base of the wall (0mm / 0″) you may see some problems.  If the Covering is not configured correctly, the Cladding will fail to extend below the Openings. 31   In the example above, the left opening has no cladding below,

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Flip Covering

27 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, 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:   For ARCHICAD 20     For ArchiCAD 19 and older  


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Fascia Edge position

26 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, 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   For ARCHICAD 20     For ARCHICAD 19


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Cadimage Covering Shadows

29 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Would you like the coverings to cast shadows in 3D? Select your coverings, open the settings. Under the Display Options change the Shadow settings to either Model View Options or Use local Settings. If you select “Use Local Settings” tick both Cladding and Trims. For MVO, you’ll need to tick the Cladding and Trims under

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Cadimage – Roof Edges

6 June 2016 Campbell Yule 2 Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings

While the major focus for the Cadimage Team has been the UI Update of our Libraries we have also used the opportunity to add a few features to a number of our more popular Tools. The first improvement we have made is in relation to our Roof Coverings Tool. While we have improved our GDL

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Wall Covering Cladding types

4 May 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

There are 11 types of Wall Cladding available in Cadimage Coverings: This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):  


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