Topic outline

  • General

    Course Outline

    At the end of this course you will be familiar with the basic modeling and documentation concepts of ARCHICAD. 

    • Lesson 1: What is BIM?
    • Lesson 2: The ARCHICAD Interface
    • Lesson 3: Navigation in ARCHICAD
    • Lesson 4: External Structures
    • Lesson 5: Internal Structures
    • Lesson 6: Dimensioning
    • Lesson 7: Visualization
    • Lesson 8: Layouting

    General Information

    This course consists of 7 lessons. Click on the "START YOUR COURSE" button to begin. Watch the videos first, then proceed to the next chapter to continue with the step-by-step exercises. Download the example files, if provided and follow the descriptions. You can navigate between sections of a Lesson in the Navigator on the left. If you need to come back to a certain Lesson later, you can always get back to your process by entering the right lesson from the starting page.


    There are no prerequisites to this course

    Skill level
    How to get ARCHICAD?

    If you don’t have ARCHICAD yet, please visit to obtain a FREE installer and follow the step-by-step instructions there.

    To purchase a commercial ARCHICAD license, please contact your local distributor at

    To complete this course the international version of ARCHICAD 21 is required.