Recorded In-Practice Events

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If you’re a small firm, a solo practitioner planning to open an office, or a small office hoping to expand, you’ll want to hear Ken and Mark discuss what his firm learned as they’ve grown from a one-man operation to a two-office firm with locations more than 1,500 miles apart. Now operating in Basalt, CO, and Asheville, NC, KA Designworks also adds consultants to their team as the workload ebbs and flows. And those consultants might live anywhere, from Denver to Seattle, or even further afield.

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OWP

In this In-Practice session Ashley Mulhall and Chuck Kottka discuss how OWP uses ARCHICAD in sustainable design to meet the challenges of certification programs like LEED v4 and The Living Building Challenge. Sustainable Building Design at the highest level requires an in-depth and fine-tuned design process. And tools are scattered across various platforms, some within ARCHICAD, others independent. The search for the perfect tool is never over and the stakes are high. Today’s standards require more than BIM. This presentation documents our search for a comprehensive toolkit and offers solutions that are complimentary to ARCHICAD that produce a well-rounded sustainable design workflow.

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05/18/17

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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3DCONSTRUCTOR

In this In-Practice session explore how General Contractors can utilize ARCHICAD to help plan and execute a commercial construction project. Learn about each role making up the construction team, their associated data types used to report the project status, and how to combine workflows so each contributor adds their individual part to the greater whole. Learn how to organize 2D & 3D content from both design teams and subcontractors, including PDF’s, DWGs, IFC and other common 3D formats, and perform enhanced design reviews of a projects document sets. This session will demonstrate how to link ArchiCAD directly to Excel as a method of performing model based estimating and scheduling (4D & 5D). Manage submittal shop drawings directly within ARCHICAD, and prepare xyz points for field layout. Learn how Bluebeam can be used as a dashboard to explore the various types of drawings and reports being produced from within ARCHICAD. From pursuits through preconstruction, procurement through project closeout, this session will cover several different ways construction managers can leverage ARCHICAD to achieve greater results.

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QK Architects

In this In-Practice session Aaron Jobson of Quattrocchi Kwok Architects will discuss Folia, a pre-engineered and pre-fabricated two story classroom building that can cut project delivery time in half while also reducing cost by 15% or more, all with no compromise in building quality. They achieved these results through an intense collaboration that treated design and construction as one process. Critical to the successful development of Folia was an integrated, high definition BIM workflow. Throughout the multi-stage design process QKA’s ArchiCAD Model was linked with GPLA’s Tekla Structural model and Blach’s Tekla fabrication model. There was also further integration through IFC with design and fabrication models from Mechanical Engineers and sub-contractors. The presentation will review the unique design and construction features of Folia as well as its development. We will also discuss how the team is continuing to use ArchiCAD and BIM to adapt the pre-engineered solution to new school projects. .

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04/27/17

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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04/13/17

Interested in learning more about last week’s ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Casa Magayon & the LIVE Model? Join this Coaching Session as we review how to use the Navigator for project management including setting up views, linking views to layouts and publishing documents. We will jump into ARCHICAD LIVE to review these commands and processes. You’ll also get the chance to have your questions answered by our experienced coach. You’ll discover: How to create and edit Views for drawings that are placed onto layouts, how to manage Views to develop LIVE connections between the model and layouts and how to setup batch publishing for documents including PDF export and Print/Plot.

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SARCO Architects

In this In-Practice session Andrew Passacantando will discuss how his firm uses ARCHICAD to design and detail residential projects including complex forms used in Mendham Shingle-Style construction, kitchen and bath renovations and historic residential projects. Founded in April 1998, Passacantando Architects is a devoted firm focused on the high-end traditional residential market. We’re driven by a passion for creating well designed architectural solutions that address client’s needs and desires in ways that are both innovative and respectful of tradition and craft, all through the magic of Building Information Modelling (BIM).

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03/30/17

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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03/16/17

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Working with Structural? We invite you to join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of this ARCHICAD topic. We will jump into ARCHICAD LIVE to review commands and processes discussed in the In-Practice presentation as well as answer questions at the end of this coaching session. In this session you will learn: How to use the Detail Tool to extract details from the model for documentation, how to manage your model and leverage the data to create effective detail drawings and how to create a 3D Document and define the settings to use for 3D details.

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Passacantando Architects

In this In-Practice session Andrew Passacantando will discuss how his firm uses ARCHICAD to design and detail residential projects including complex forms used in Mendham Shingle-Style construction, kitchen and bath renovations and historic residential projects. Founded in April 1998, Passacantando Architects is a devoted firm focused on the high-end traditional residential market. We’re driven by a passion for creating well designed architectural solutions that address client’s needs and desires in ways that are both innovative and respectful of tradition and craft, all through the magic of Building Information Modelling (BIM).

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02/23/17

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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02/16/17

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Working with Structural? We invite you to join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of this ARCHICAD topic. We will jump into ARCHICAD LIVE to review commands and processes discussed in the In-Practice presentation as well as answer questions at the end of this coaching session. In this session you will learn: How to create wall framing for plan, elevations and model using an ARCHICAD add-on. How to generate a roof framing for rafters, collars, ties, beams, blocking and hip rafters. How to use the Beam Tool, Column Tool, Object Tool and TrussMaker to create custom framing.

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01/26/17

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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01/19/17

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Graphic Overrides? We invite you to join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of this ARCHICAD topic. We will jump into ARCHICAD LIVE to review commands and processes discussed in the In-Practice presentation as well as answer questions at the end of this coaching session. In this session you will learn: How to create Graphic Override Combinations and attach rules to create 2D and 3D graphics.How to develop new Graphic Override Rules using Criteria and Override Style.How to save the Graphic Override Combinations with views for drawings and 3D window views.

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Riverstone Structural

In this In-Practice session Jake Timmons of Riverstone Structural Engineering reviews what information your structural engineer can take from the model to optimize their design and reduce overly conservative design assumptions. Harnessing the protocols you already have in place to streamline your structural engineers workflow, reducing guess work and timely back and forth coordination. Riverstone Structural Concepts is recognized as one of the most innovative, client-centric engineering firms in the West. The firm specializes in commercial and industrial buildings as well as high-value homes. Their team integrates architectural and engineering software applications including Scia Engineer and ARCHICAD.

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Gast Architects

In this webinar Elyssa Estrada and Grace Mariucci of GAST Architects review how the firm integrates ARCHICAD 20’s new Graphic Override tool into their diverse array of residential projects. They share their five go-to customized GO filters and rules alongside their element attribute counterparts. Discover how the evolution of the Graphic Override feature can help streamline project files and continue to improve the BIM workflow in the office. Gast Architects specializes in custom residential homes and renovations, including both contemporary solutions and the sensitive restoration and adaptation of historic properties. Projects range in scope from the development of large country properties and inner city whole house renovations to more modest additions to and remodeling of existing housing in styles from warm modern to traditional.

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12/01/16

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Evolution of the Design Process? We invite you to join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of this ARCHICAD topic. We will jump into ARCHICAD LIVE to review commands and processes discussed in the In-Practice presentation as well as answer questions at the end of this coaching session. In this session you will learn how to create illustration renderings using the Sketch rendering engine including styles such as Pen&Ink, Marker, Graphite and Tech Pencil, how to render photo renderings using the Cinerender rendering engine including set up for daylight and interior lighting and how to use presets to auto-confiquire Sketch or Cinerender as well as how to save custom presets.

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11/03/16

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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10/27/16

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Revision Management Made Easy? We invite you to join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of this ARCHICAD topic. We will jump into ARCHICAD LIVE to review commands and processes discussed in the In-Practice presentation as well as answer questions at the end of this coaching session. In this session you will learn how to setup a project for for revision management using the Change Manager, how to customize the Revision History object including style, content, custom titles and additional display options and how to use the Change Tool and integrate it with the revision management process.

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10/06/16

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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FGY Architects

Aaron Pravit, Gina Palette and Allison Pell of Fergus Garber Young discuss how to use ArchiCAD to best represent projects to clients, city planning, and other stakeholders from project inception through post-construction marketing. The firm specializes in thoughtfully planned and crafted private residences and commercial developments. They will share how the design evolution of a residence and a mixed-use office was depicted via shaded elevations, sketch rendered views, schematic massing movies, detailed rendered views and detailed rendered movies.

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Orcutt Winslow

Chuck Kottka is an Architect, Project Manager and BIM Manager at Orcutt Winslow. He will review the Change Manager in ArchiCAD how it can be adapting it to your firm’s Revision Logic often exposes excessive options and hidden limitations. He will present a simplified workflow using the Revision Management system, including tips and tricks for using the Change Tool, Change Manager, Issue History, and Revision History Objects. Example projects range from a small school remodel to a massive hospital addition.

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09/29/16

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation? We invite you to join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of accessing and sharing project information using Property Data and IFC's. In this session you will learn how to setup Property Data for a project using the Property Manager, how to link project data to schedules, and how to generate schedules for doors, windows, finishes, walls and other building elements. We will also review how to access and share data using IFC's.

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09/08/16

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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GRC Architects

Principal Richard Crowe, with Gilchrist Ross Crowe Architects of Tallahassee, Florida, will unveil how his firm adds value to their design and service through the strategic use of BIM on projects. They will discuss how ARCHICAD helps them accomplish this goal through the integration of the client into the design process. You will also discover how they add data to the model and how to efficiently extract the data for the owner’s use. Crowe will feature a case study, a 58 million dollar multi-use facility for Florida State University, which is currently under construction as well as review the benefits of accessing and sharing project data.

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09/01/16

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Future Proof BIM – It Starts in Design? We invite you to join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of this ARCHICAD topic. In this session you will learn how to setup attributes for an office template including Pens & Colors, Building Materials, Composites and Surfaces, how to create custom profiles so they integrate seamlessly with composite wall types and how to work with Priority Based Connections to create intelligent interactions between building elements.

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Walker Warner Architects

Patrick May, the Digital Design Coordinator at Walker Warner Architects, reviews why modeling directly in a BIM authoring tool (ARCHICAD) is best for the project workflow when performed as early as possible. Using drafting or other 3D modeling tools can impede a smooth workflow. It forces designers to redo work, double up on modeling and drawing efforts, and potentially reduces accuracy or reinterpretation of design intent. In this presentation Patrick will give an overview of a project and program that has been designed almost entirely in ARCHICAD and show steps that can allow you to design directly in ARCHICAD and Future Proof your BIM workflow.

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08/11/16

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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08/04/16

Interested in learning more about the ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Materials, Surfaces and Composites? Join this coaching session as we take an in-depth review of this ARCHICAD topic. In this session you will learn how to create surface colors and textures in ArchiCAD for Cinerender and the OpenGL environment as well as how to manage surfaces for projects, how to setup Building Materials to work with composites that intelligently connect with building elements and how to define Composite Structures including creating custom wall types, editing existing composites and how to manage Composite priority based connections.

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FGY Architects

Fergus Garber Young is a mid-sized architectural firm located in Palo Alto specializing in thoughtfully planned and crafted private residences and commercial developments. This session focuses on how FGY uses Materials, Surfaces, and Composites to quickly demonstrate design intent. They share how they use ARCHICAD tools to efficiently model and represent both a residential and commercial projects. Major topics include a review of using surfaces, listing of materials and composites, early incorporation of composites in the design process, wall intersections, organizing firm wide materials and quick tips for creating surfaces and managing them within the model.

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05/02/16

LEARNVIRTUAL's online Open Forums are LIVE Q&A sessions with coaches that cover a wide rage of ARCHICAD topics. Join these sessions to have your questions answered about how to use a particular feature, learn new methods of work or solve an issue you're having with ARCHICAD. Each session is recorded and made available to our Premium Members. This is an example of a recent Q&A session that covers a wide array of topics including working with auto correct, managing reflected ceiling plans, and using the label tool.

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GRC Architects

BIM requires a different approach to managing a Project. Project schedules, man-hours, deliverables, skill-sets and training are different for a BIM workflow. Join Richard Crowe, AIA, Prinicpal of Gilchrist Ross Crowe, as he discusses the differences between traditional CAD and an ARCHICAD BIM workflow. He will reveal BIM Project roles and responsibilities and present successful and un-successful BIM projects as vehicles for understanding and improving management of BIM projects. Emphasis is placed on the practical processes a small architectural office could employ to improve the efficiency of BIM.

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New Features

This class reviews how to use layouts and drawings in ArchiCAD including project navigator, layer and model view settings, placing drawings, drawing title block, using the grid and creating a project sheet index.


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New Features

Examine the Google 3D connections including Google Earth, 3D Warehouse, importing buildings, exporting objects and the Google object library.


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New Features

Examine the worksheet and interior elevation tools including interior elevation settings and creation, removing views from interior elevations, worksheet creation, linework and fill consolidation and the trace reference palette.


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New Features

Review the virtual trace feature including organizing the work environment for trace reference, the trace reference palette, displacement, visibility and several examples.


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New Features

This class reviews the ArchiCAD 11 new features including worksheets, line and fill consolidation, saving as a PDF, Trace Reference, Interior Elevation tool and new layer features.


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New Features

This is the second in a 2 part series that reviews the Curtain Wall Tool focusing on advanced editing of the curtain wall system.


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New Features

Discover ArchiCAD 12's new Curtain Wall Tool including settings, positioning, schemes, frames, panels, junctions, accessories and editing.


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New Features

Discover the new Grid Tool and Stair Tool enhancements in ArchiCAD 12, including grid tool settings, grids in 3D, automating the placement of a grid, new stair winders and enhanced 2D stair graphics.


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New Features

Discover Fill Tool enhancements and 3D Documentation in ArchiCAD 12 including translucent fills, image fills, creating a 3D document and saving a 3D document view.


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New Features

Review the productivity enhancements in ArchiCAD 12 including customizing the Work Environment, Nudge/Align/Distribute, Partial Structure Display and improved dimensioning.


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New Features

This class reviews the new features in ArchiCAD 12 including the Curtain Wall Tool, 3D Document, Partial Structure Display and Fill Enhancements.


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New Features

Examine the modeling and documentation enhancements in ArchiCAD 13 including oriented view, Arrow Tool enhancement, Ruler, Fill enhancements, improved Curtain Wall editing and more.

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New Features

In this course we will learn about ArchiCAD 13 installation and new features, including TeamWork 2.0, oriented view, improved Find & Select, ruler, Slab/Roof edge custom settings, Fill improvements and more.


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New Features

Discover how to configure the new IFC Import options in ArchiCAD 14, how to install an export Add-In to Revit or Tekla and how to use the change management features for IFC models.

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New Features

Uncover how to configure the new IFC Export options in ArchiCAD to coordinate with consultants using Revit or Tekla as well as how to setup the model for export using IFC.

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New Features

This class reviews the new features of ArchiCAD 14, including 3D model coordination, importing a surveyor's data into a mesh, new library parts, dimensioning improvements and the new offset command.


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New Features

Discover how to use ArchiCAD's new Renovation feature including the Renovation Palette, Renovation Filter Options, customizing the filter and managing renovation element status.


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Uncover how to use ArchiCAD 15's new Shell Tool, including how to create Extruded Forms and Revolved Forms as well as how to model a Ruled Surface.


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New Features

This class reviews how to use the new 3D interactions and  single-element roof component in ArchiCAD 15 as well as the new enhanced model connections.


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New Features

This class reviews the new features in ArchiCAD 15, including 3D Interactions, Enhanced Model Connections & Multi-Plane Roofs, the Shell Tool and tools to Manage Renovations.

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New Features

Discover the integrated energy tools in ArchiCAD 16 including energy evaluation of the model, working with zones, energy models review, structures list display and energy model visualizations.

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New Features

Discover the new features in ArchiCAD 16 including the Morph Tool, creating Morphs, editing Morphs, using the Morph Tool in 2D and 3D as well as converting elements to a Morph.


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New Features

Explore ArchiCAD 16s newest object features, including saving objects, object parameters, BIMcomponents.com and productivity features.


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New Features

This class will review the new features in ArchiCAD 16 including the Morph Tool, BIMcomponents.com, the new integrated Energy Evaluation and productivity features.


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Examine how to use new workflow and energy evaluation features in ArchiCAD 17 including multiple thermal blocks, customized energy reports, OpenBIM and bimobjects.com integration.


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Explore in detail how to use new 3D visualization features in ArchiCAD 17 including the interactive 3D cutaway, 3D Document floor plans and BIMx.

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New Features

Examine in detail how to use priority based connections with the new building material settings as well as how to move an older project forward into ArchiCAD 17.


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New Features

This class is an overview of the new features in ArchiCAD 17, including priority-based connections, building materials, story element linking, BIMx, energy analysis, performance and more.

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New Features

Discover the new workflow and Teamwork features in ArchiCAD 18 including the multiple editing of elements in 3D, PDF improvements and BIM Server improvements.

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New Features

Discover the new revision and change management features in ArchiCAD 18 including the Change Tool, Change Manager, Revision History Object and creating revision history reports.

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New Features

Discover the new CineRender rendering engine in ArchiCAD 18 including a review of new Lamps, update to the Lamp Settings, changes in the Surface Settings and how to create a photorendering.

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A review of the new features of ArchiCAD 18, including the photorendering option CineRender, the new tool for revisions and change management as well as new workflow additions.

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New Features

Discover the much-improved GDL Library improvements found in ArchiCAD 19. In addition, review the new workflow enhancements such as annotations and dimensions.

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New Features

Uncover the major work environment improvements available in ArchiCAD 19. You will discover the new, tab-based navigation system as well as guide lines, snap guides and snap points that provide permanent graphical aid for accurate element creation and editing.

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New Features

The 3D Surface Painter is a new feature in ArchiCAD 19. You will discover how to use this new tool and how to change model surfaces in the 3D window instantaneously.

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New Features

This is a review of the most beneficial new features in ArchiCAD 19, including the 3D Surface Painter, Point Cloud technology, Interface and Guideline Enhancements and the much-improved GDL Library for better object management.

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New Features

In this session you will learn more details about the new Graphic Overrides feature including how to create Graphic Override Combinations and attach rules to create 2D and 3D graphics, how to develop new Graphic Override Rules using Criteria and Override Style, how to save the Graphic Override Combinations with views for drawings and 3D window views.

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New Features

This is a review of the most beneficial new features in ArchiCAD 20, including the refreshed user interface, two point perspective, update to Cinerender, connection to Rhino, Graphic Overrides, Property Manager and Visual Favorites.

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New Features

In this session we will review additional productivity and visualization enhancements for section/elevation editing, selective Parameter Transfer functionality, classification management, Curtain Wall editing update, pre-set Style mode for the 3D Window and conflict management with collision detection. You’ll discover improved control for editing between section/elevation and floor plan views, new options for editing curtain walls using the new technology from the Stair and Railing Tools, how to selectively pick parameters to by transferred between elements with Favorites Parameter Inject functionality, opportunities to create saved Graphic Styles for the 3D Window including new shading modes and steps to track conflicts in your design using the new Collision Detection feature.

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New Features

In this lesson we will review how to use the Stair Tool to create custom treads and risers, add landings, create custom shaped stairs and set materials. We will also review the new Railing Tool which can be used to create complex, associative railings for Stairs, Slabs, Walls, Roofs or Meshes. We will discuss how to use the Railing Pattern Editor as well as how to setup pre-defined rules and standards.

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New Features

With ARCHICAD 21 Graphisoft once again introduces innovation in technology with a new release of ARCHICAD. In this lesson we will review the new features including Stair Tool, the new Railing Tool, Curtain Wall Editing Mode update, new productivity and teamwork features, opportunities for classification management and improvements to visualization.

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Element Modeling-4

Discover how to model forms specific for furniture and object design using the new features of the Shell Tool including extrude, revolve and ruled methods.


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Element Modeling-3

Discover techniques for creating presentation drawings including using Model View, Model Display Settings, Fill Patterns, using 2D Objects for a montage & creating a 3D Document.


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Element Modeling-2

Discover how to build unique forms using the Wall Tool, Column & Beam Tool, Mesh Tool and Shell Tool as well as by using the Custom Profile Editor.


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Element Modeling-1

Discover methods for modeling complicated roof structures in ARCHICAD. Starting with basic modeling techniques, this course moves through sloped roof systems as well as single- and multi-planed element systems.

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Manage Model-5

In this session you will learn how to create Graphic Override Combinations and attach rules to create 2D and 3D graphics. How to develop new Graphic Override Rules using Criteria and Override Style. How to save the Graphic Override Combinations with views for drawings and 3D window views.

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Manage Model-4

Learn to use ArchiCAD's  Renovation feature including the Renovation Palette, Renovation Filter Options, customizing the filter and managing renovation element status.

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Manage Model-3

Examine how to manage views including a review of the Navigator, how to create Saved Views, how to edit Saved Views and how to place Saved Views onto Layouts.

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Manage Model-2

Master using both Pens & Colors and Pen Sets including how the U.S. and International defaults are organized as well as how to customize these defaults for your office.


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Manage Model-1

Review how both layers and model view options work in ArchiCAD for the purpose of managing project information to product documents, details, schedules and model views.

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Design-5

Uncover techniques for creating presentation drawings including using Model View, Model Display Settings, Fill Patterns, using 2D Objects for a montage & creating a 3D Document.


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Design-4

Learn to import a SketchUP object from the 3D Warehouse, how to edit the 2D symbol for a SketchUP object and how to integrate an ArchiCAD model into Google Earth.

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Design-3

This class will review how to add details to the ArchiCAD model using Composites, Profiles, Favorites, and Objects. It will also cover how to create custom objects and Solid Element Operations.


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Design-2

Examine how develop an early design using basic modeling tools including Wall Tool, Slab Tool, Morph Tool and Mesh Tool as well as how to customize building shapes using the Object Tool.

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Design-1

Uncover how to use ArchiCAD's Zone Tool for early design space planning including setting up Zone Categories, defining the Zone Settings and drawing out a Bubble Diagram. 

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Construction-3

Discover how to develop a quantity takeoff editing property data, linking property data to building elements, formatting a material takeoff and exporting to a spreadsheet program.


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Construction-2

This class reviews how to assign data to building elements using Property Objects, Components and Descriptors as well as how to link to the ArchiCAD properties database.


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Construction-1

Discover how to compare drawing and model information including using Virtual Trace, Visual Compare, Model Version Tracking and Interference Detection.


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Windows & Doors-2

Examine how to create a custom door leaf, door handle and window sash as well as how to model a custom door or window object and Save it as a window or door object that can be inserted into a wall.

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Windows & Doors-1

Learn how to define doors and windows, the steps to setting up both simple and detailed graphics, selecting a dimension marker symbol, setting up the Marker Settings, assigning a tag and finally how to place a door or window object within a Wall.

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Orcutt Winslow

Project coordination using BIM involves the integration of multiple technologies between the owner, architect, consultants, contractor and sub-contractors. Open BIM allows these different technologies to be integrated into a collaborative model based on the buildingSMART Data Model workflow and standards. Join Russ Sanders AIA, Director of Special Projects Studio with Orcutt Winslow, as he reviews the Gila River Healthcare Administrative Offices project. He will discuss how multiple technologies are integrated into the BIM model through an OpenBIM workflow including Excel, Onuma Planning System, ArchiCAD, Ecodesigner, Revit and Solibri.

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Site-3

Review how to create commonly required landscape forms and site objects using the new freeform modeling options in the Shell Tool.

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Site-2

This class will review how to create the hardscape for a site including sidewalks, pathways, expansion joints, roads, driveways, parking lots, curbs and pools.

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Site-1

Discover how to create a site model terrain using the Mesh Tool as well as the steps to integrate a building footprint into a site mesh.

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Objects-5

Learn how to create custom curtain wall frames and caps using DWG files from the manufacturer as well as how to design a custom panel.

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Objects-4

Review how to create custom cabinet doors, cabinet knobs and pull hardware as well as custom gate designs as component based objects.

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Objects-3

Discover how to create custom door panels, door hardware and a window sash by modeling these elements and saving them as a component based object.

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Objects-2

Learn how to program standard custom object parameters using GDL, including material, pen color, linetype, length, text and rotate.

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Objects-1

Discover how to create custom 2D objects as well as 3D objects from both the Floor Plan and 3D Window as well as how to use the Morph Tool to create objects.


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Presentation-2

Discover how to use the Project Publisher within the Navigator to create batch Save As output to DWG, PDF and IFC as well as other formats, how to export to BIMx and how to create batch Print and Plot.

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Presentation-1

Learn how to integrate site photography into renderings for visualization including using the Camera Tool, using the Align View command and integrating with Photoshop.


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Schedules-4

In this session you will learn how to setup Property Data for a project using the Property Manager, how to link project data to schedules, and how to generate schedules for doors, windows, finishes, walls and other building elements. We will also review how to access and share data using IFC's.

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Schedules-3

Examine how to setup LEED documentation using ArchiCAD's Layout Book and Autotext, how to setup a LEED Checklist Report and how to setup interactive schedules for LEED calculations.

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Schedules-2

Learn how to create custom building schedules including a review of schedule types, using Criteria to define a schedule and adding Fields to a schedule.

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Schedules-1

Explore how to use the interactive building schedule as well as the project index schedule including a review of each type, how to place schedules and the process to edit schedules.

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Sketch

Review the Sketch Rendering Engine in ArchiCAD including how to place a sketch on a layout, Sketch Rendering Settings, creating a sketch 3D Cutaway and integrating with Photoshop.

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Piranesi

Learn how to create an illustration style rendering using Piranesi 6 including saving from ArchiCAD,  importing to Piranesi, setting up the scene and the process for creating an illustration.

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Design

Uncover the process for creating views of a model including setting up the 3D Projection Settings, using the Navigator Preview, placing a camera in plan, using the Camera Tool and navigating the 3D Window.

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Cinerender-2

Uncover how to create surface colors and textures in ArchiCAD for Cinerender and the OpenGL environment as well as how to manage surfaces for projects.

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Cinerender-1

Discover the Cinerender Rendering Engine in ArchiCAD including how to setup a rendering work environment, defining the Cinerender settings and using Cinerender Lamp objects.

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BIMx

Examine how to Save an ArchiCAD model to BIMx as well as how to navigate in BIMx, save to mobile devices, how to render a BIMx model with global illumination and connect the BIMx model to documentation.

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Artlantis-4

Learn to fine tune materials in Artlantis (applicable for V5 & V6) including understanding shaders versus textures, editing shaders and textures, setting image tones and creating effects.

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Artlantis-3

Discover how to create animations, panoramas and VR objects in Artlantis including how to create an animation path, how to place VR panorama cameras and how to setup a VR object view.

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Artlantis-2

This class is an overview of how to create renderings in Artlantis including how to export from BIM or modeling programs to Artlantis as well as how to use lights, sun, materials, objects, billboards, views and rendering.

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Artlantis-1

Review the new features in Artlantis 5 including a new redesigned interface, an update to iVisit 3D, an architectural camera viewpoint and a library for both offline and online media.

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Green & LEED-2

Uncover how to create Sun Studies for design analysis as well as how to setup interactive schedules to meet the calculation requirements for LEED daylight and sight line analysis.


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Green & LEED-1

Discover how to customize ArchiCAD for managing LEED including creating a LEED Checklist Report, defining LEED documentation, using Layouts and using schedules for LEED calculations.


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Coordination-2

Discover methods for setting up and coordinating your 3D Model to efficiently work with consultants, including those using Revit.

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Coordination-1

Uncover methods for setting up and coordinating your documents to efficiently work with consultants.

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Teamwork-1

Discover how to setup a Teamwork project including sharing a project, signing into a project, reserving elements, requesting elements and releasing elements.

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Manage Project-4

In this session your learn how to create and edit Views for drawings that are placed onto layouts, how to manage Views to develop LIVE connections between the model and layouts and how to setup batch publishing for documents including PDF export and Print/Plot.

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Manage Project-3

Learn to manage project attributes including Pens & Colors, Layers, Fills, Lines, Building Materials, Composites, Surfaces and Zone Categories.

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Manage Project-2

Reviews how to create a system for tracking and managing revisions within ArchiCAD including quick sketch clarifications as well as formatted clarifications.


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Manage Project-1

Discover the best way to manage ArchiCAD libraries including external linked libraries, embedded libraries, archived libraries and web-based libraries.

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Commercial-4

Discover how to model curtain walls using the Curtain Wall Tool as well as how to model storefronts using Storefront objects within the Window and Door Tools.

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Commercial-3

Review of how to create built up roofs and parapets using the Wall Tool, Slab Tool and the Mesh Tool as well as how to integrate Composite structures and object components.

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Commercial-2

Learn how to model walls for metal frame construction including creating composites, using Partial Structure Display and creating Complex Profiles.


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Commercial-1

Uncover how to model foundation and steel structural system for a commercial project using ArchiCAD's modeling tools and object library parts.


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Interiors-4

Explore how to visualize an interior space including using the 3D Window Settings, setting a perspective camera and setting up Lightworks for a realistic rendering.


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Interiors-3

Learn to format and create custom finish and furniture schedules including Scheme Settings, types of schedules and how to create, edit and place schedules.

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Interiors-2

Discover how to create materials in ArchiCAD for rendering and the OpenGL environment as well as how to manage materials for projects. 


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Interiors-1

Learn how to use tools in ArchiCAD to model interior finishes including the Wall Tool, Composites, Complex Profiles, Objects and Accessory add-ons from Graphisoft for interior design.

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Residential-4

Review modeling a sloped roof system including defining a Roof as a Composite structure, modeling a multi-plane and single-plane roof system and how to add both gutters and skylights.

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Residential-3

Master the set up for door and window settings, how to configure settings for manufacturer specs, how to setup favorites and how to develop standards for producing window and door schedules.

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Residential-2

This class reviews how to model the a wood framed system including modeling with Wall Composites, creating a custom Wall Composite, add framing to a wall and creating a framing list.


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Residential-1

Discover how to setup a model for the foundation of a project including defining a building slab, creating a foundation wall with complex profiles, modeling a basement wall and defining the site.

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Building Materials

In this session you will learn how to setup Building Materials to work with composites that intelligently connect with building elements and how to define Composite Structures including creating custom wall types, editing existing composites and how to manage Composite priority based connections.

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Documentation-5

This lesson we will review how to configure a project for printing and plotting in ARCHICAD, including understanding the differences between print and plot, the pros/cons to postscript printing versus HPGL plotting, using the print/plot settings and reviewing the Publisher that provides a method to batch plot and print a project.

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Documentation-4

This lesson we will explore how to manage a model-based drawing set including an overview of how to use the Drawing Manager to view the status of placed drawings and using the Publisher to creating Publisher Sets for batch output to save PDF’s, DWG’s, IFC’s, JPG, BIMx and other file formats.

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Documentation-3

Examine how to setup a model for documentation including customizing the Master Sheet, setting up a titleblock, using autotext and defining a custom drawing title.

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Documentation-2

This lesson will review how to setup drawing views in ARCHICAD, which is the first step in the process of creating construction documents for a project. We will review how to place saved views onto Layouts, how to edit placed views and how to updated these views.

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Documentation-1

This lesson will review how to setup Drawing Views using the View Map which is located in the Navigator including creating Saved Views, editing existing Saved Views, using a Cloned Folder and managing the View Map. We will also review how Drawing Tool and it's settings to manage placed Views.

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Detailing-3

In this session you will learn how to use the Detail Tool to extract details from the model for documentation, how to manage your model and leverage the data to create effective detail drawings and how to create a 3D Document and define the settings to use for 3D details.

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Detailing-2

Class Modules: – Detailing 1 – Detailing 2

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Detailing-1

This lesson we will review how details are extracted from the model in ARCHICAD as well as how to import AutoCAD details or office standard details. We will review the Detail Tool, the process of creating details and how details are linked to both the model and to drawings.

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Standards-7

Discover how to create custom building schedules including a review of schedule types, using Criteria to define a schedule and adding Fields to a schedule. Schedules can be established as part of your office standards, which are instrumental in making ArchiCAD work for you effectively and efficiently.

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Standards-6

Master how to use Favorites to define defaults for the Tool Settings and review how to use Worksheets to set up General Notes, Keynotes and other project notes. Key elements to setting up standards for your office.

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Standards-5

Creating office standards are instrumental in making ArchiCAD work for you effectively and efficiently. Discover how to create title blocks and layouts — a key component to office standards.

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Standards-4

Saved views are a key component to creating your own office standards. Uncover how to create drawings using Views including a review of the Navigator, how to create Saved Views, how to edit Saved Views and how to place Saved Views onto Layouts.

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Standards-3

Uncover how to setup graphic standards for ArchiCAD using Pen Sets for different output options such as backgrounds and drawing scales as well as Composites.

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Standards-2

Explore the settings and standards within an ArchiCAD project file including Project Preferences, Working Units & Levels, Dimensions, Layouts and other miscellaneous preferences.

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Standards-1

Uncover which settings should be setup in the process of creating a Project Template including Attributes, Tool Settings and the Navigator.

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Workflow-4

This lesson will discuss how to work with building elements in ARCHICAD’s 3D work environment including walls, columns, beams, slabs and roofs. We will also review how to insert and edit Doors, Windows and Objects. Finally we will review 3D Interaction commands commonly used for modeling and editing elements.

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Workflow-3

This lesson will discuss how to work with building elements in ARCHICAD’s 3D work environment including walls, columns, beams, slabs and roofs. We will also review how to insert and edit Doors, Windows and Objects. Finally we will review 3D Interaction commands commonly used for modeling and editing elements.

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Workflow-2

This lesson will discuss how to draft and edit elements in Floor Plan work environment including drawing walls, beams and slabs well as lines, polylines, circles and splines. This will include a review of the Tracker, Snap Guides, Snap Points and Guide Lines. Finally we will review common shortcuts for drafting that will increase your speed and reduce the number of clicks.

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Workflow-1

This lesson will review the ARCHICAD interface and it’s work environment including concepts of the software, starting a new project, Menus, Tool Bar, Tool Settings, Info Settings, Status Bar, Navigator, shortcuts, Saving a project and backups.

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Basics Course-4

This is the fourth class of a four-part, eight-hour course. We will review the ArchiCAD interface, concepts of the software, drafting, working with stories, modeling techniques, navigating in 3D, managing a project and document layout. Appropriate for users of ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD Solo and ArchiCAD START Edition.

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Basics Course-3

This is the third class of a four-part, eight-hour course. We will review the ArchiCAD interface, concepts of the software, drafting, working with stories, modeling techniques, navigating in 3D, managing a project and document layout. Appropriate for users of ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD Solo and ArchiCAD START Edition.

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Basics Course-2

This is the second class of a four-part eight-hour course. We will review the ArchiCAD interface, concepts of the software, drafting, working with stories, modeling techniques, navigating in 3D, managing a project and document layout. Appropriate for users of ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD Solo and ArchiCAD START Edition.

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Basics Course-1

This is the first class of a four-part 8 hour course. We will review the ArchiCAD interface, concepts of the software, drafting, working with stories, modeling techniques, navigating in 3D, managing a project and document layout. Appropriate for users of ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD Solo and ArchiCAD START Edition.

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