Archive for the ‘Coverings’ Category

Scheduling Wall Coverings areas

15 March 2016 James Service 2 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Cadimage Wall Coverings have the ability to model multiple different cladding or siding materials on the same wall structure, with a bit of digging in the ArchiCAD interactive schedule Additional Parameters you can pull out the area of each cladding type. These of can then be added and used for costings and construction investigations. Create the

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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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Avoid Wall Covering untidiness…

7 December 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

Avoid a situation like this with Wall Coverings in ARCHICAD:   In Layout> Ignore Shape Detail near Ends you can set a distance where the Covering can ignore the shape detail of the model: This was introduced following ARCHICAD 17 to allow the control of the connection as walls now clash rather than mitre. By

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Roof Covering Cladding types

2 November 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

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


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Wall Covering Cladding types

30 October 2015 Ken Good 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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Wall Coverings below openings

10 September 2015 Ken Good 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.   In the example above, the left opening has no cladding below, where

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Initial Values for Cadimage Tools

6 August 2015 Andrew Watson 1 Comment
Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Detail Elements, Electrical, Extrusions, Objective, Slab Edges, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you start a new project, you may notice that the initial values of the Cadimage tools vary, while those of regular ARCHICAD tools (wall, object, lamp, etc.) are fixed. This tip explains why that happens, and how to fix the initial values for the Cadimage tools. The initial values of all the regular ARCHICAD

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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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Flip Covering

6 July 2015 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:  


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Make life easier with Model View Options…

15 May 2015 Ken Good No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, Cabinets, Cadimage, Coverings, Electrical, Objective, Stairs, Tip of the Day, Tools

If you use Cadimage Electrical, Cabinets, Stairs, Coverings or Objective – don’t forget to take a look at the settings in Document> Set Model View> Model View Options…


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