Topic outline

  • General

    Course Objectives
    • Creating the Building Envelope
    • Openings, Internal Structures, Foundations
    • Internal Spaces
    • Dimensions
    • Details and Quantity Takeoffs
    • Visualization
    • Sharing the Project

    Who should take the course?

    Those who have completed the beginner ARCHICAD course. The skill level of the course is

    INTERMEDIATE

    Prerequisites

    BEGINNER ARCHICAD

    Duration

    About 10 hours

    Software Requirements

    ARCHICAD 21 International

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    General Information

    This course consists of 29 lessons. Download the example files and the ebook. Scroll down to start with the first video or to choose an individual chapter. Watch the videos and follow the step-by-step exercises in the downloaded example files with the help of the downloaded PDF. 

  • Introduction

    • Lesson 1 - Creating the Site

      • Opening ARCHICAD
      • Predefined Favorites Import
      • Importing Surveyor Data
      • Modeling the Terrain
      • Lesson 2 – Basic Exterior Walls

        • Building Materials and Composite Structures
        • Exterior Wall Creation
        • Lesson 3 - Floor Slab and Pavement

          • Attribute Management
          • Pavement Creation
          • Lesson 4 - Additional Exterior Walls

            • Guide Lines and Snap References
            • Priority-based Intersections 
            • Lesson 5 - Wall Ends and Complex Profiles

              • Wall End Tool
              • Complex Profiles
              • Lesson 6 - Creating a Single Roof

                • Roof Creation
                • Trimming to Roof
                • Multi-element Editing
                • Lesson 7 - Timber Structures

                  • Columns
                  • Rafters
                  • Purlins and Wall Plates
                  • Lesson 8 - Terrace Slab and Foundations

                    • Terrace Slab Modeling
                    • Strip and Pad Foundations
                    • Lesson 9 - Internal Slabs and Walls

                      • Gallery Slab
                      • Modeling Issues
                      • Partition Walls
                      • Lesson 10 - Doors

                        • Entrance Door
                        • Sliding Doors
                        • Terrace Door
                        • Internal Doors
                        • Lesson 11 – Windows and Skylights

                          • Adding Windows
                          • Modifying Windows
                          • Adding Skylights
                          • Lesson 12 –Solid Element Operations

                            • Solid Element Operations
                            • Complex Profiles Editing
                            • Lesson 13 – Internal Stair

                              • One Flight Stair Creating
                              • Stair Editing
                              • Lesson 14 - Floor Structures

                                • Lesson 15 – Creating Zones

                                  • Automatic Zones
                                  • Manual Zone Correction
                                  • Lesson 16 – Zone Lists and Refining Zones

                                    • Zone Lists
                                    • Refining Zones
                                    • Lesson 17 - Appearance of Zones and Slabs

                                      • Zone Color Coding
                                      • Graphic Overrides Combinations
                                      • Image Fills
                                      • Graphic Override Rules
                                      • Lesson 18 – Railings

                                        • Internal Railings
                                        • External Railing
                                        • Lesson 19 – Retaining Walls and External Stairs

                                          • Retaining Walls
                                          • External Stairs
                                          • Ramp Placement
                                          • Lesson 20 - Site and Furniture Objects

                                            • External Objects
                                            • Internal Objects
                                            • Lesson 21 – Views

                                              • Views 
                                              • View Settings
                                              • Element-level Settings
                                              • View-dependent Settings

                                              • Lesson 22 – 3D Styles, Sketch Engine and White Model

                                                • 3D Styles
                                                • Sketch Engine
                                                • White Model Effect
                                                • Additional Surfaces
                                                • Lesson 23 – Surface Painter and 2D Bitmaps

                                                  • Surface Painter
                                                  • 2D Bitmaps
                                                  • Lesson 24 – The CineRender Engine

                                                    Outdoor Cine Render Scene

                                                    Indoor CineRender Scene

                                                    • Lesson 25 – Dimensions

                                                      Project Preferences

                                                      Arc and Radial Dimensions

                                                      Level Dimensions

                                                      Cleaning up Sections and Elevations

                                                      Elevation Dimensions

                                                      Dimension Texts

                                                      • Lesson 26 – 3D-Documents and Details

                                                        • 3D Document from 3D Window
                                                        • 3D Document from Floor Plan
                                                        • Linked Details
                                                        • Independent Details
                                                        • Lesson 27 - Interactive Schedules

                                                          • Doors and Windows Schedules
                                                          • Element Lists
                                                          • Component Lists
                                                          • Lesson 28 – Layouting

                                                            • Layout Book
                                                            • Drawing Settings
                                                            • Layouts and Master Layouts
                                                            • Master Layout SettingsCustom Master Layouts
                                                            • Lesson 29 – Publishing

                                                              • Publishing in PDF Format
                                                              • Publishing in DWG Format
                                                              • Publishing BIMx Hyper-model