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ARCHICAD Basics | Creating a BIM Model

January 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am PST


January 25
9:00 am - 11:00 am PST


Presenter or Coach:
Thomas M. Simmons, BIM Consultant & Coach, ARCHVISTA
Event Type:

PREMIUM MEMBERS – This second lesson of a five-part ARCHICAD Basics series focuses on Creating a BIM Model. You’ll discover how to define stories; build a site and base building model; create a building structure; and develop the interiors. You’ll have the chance to ask questions of the instructor at the end of the session.

Designed to put your ARCHICAD skills on the fast track, this comprehensive ARCHICAD Basics training program includes five, two-hour live online lessons with an experienced instructor, a downloadable practice model, and access to recordings of the sessions in the event you miss one or just need to review what you’ve learned.

Appropriate for users of ARCHICAD and ARCHICAD Solo, the live sessions run on consecutive Thursday’s at 9am Pacific, starting on January 18:

  • Part 1 : Starting a Project – Introduces Basic Concepts & Illustrates How to Get Started in ARCHICAD
  • Part 2 : Creating a BIM Model – Demonstrates the Most Efficient Methods for Setting Up a BIM Model
  • Part 3 : Q&A Open Forum – Now That You’ve Been Practicing More, This is a Chance to Have Anything Explained in Greater Detail
  • Part 4 : Adding Details to Your Model – Examines Methods for Creating Details That Unlock the Power of Your Model
  • Part 5 : Documenting Your Project – Explains How to Create Documents from Your Model & Shows How Efficiently They Work in Tandem

ARCHICAD Basics is available to Premium Members of LEARNVIRTUAL.

Coach Details

Thomas Simmons, BIM Consultant & Coach, ARCHVISTA Consulting. Simmons is the Director of BIM at ARCHVISTA, Inc., a consulting company focused on the ARCHICAD implementation and project integration. He has extensive experience in BIM technology for building design, project management and construction. Through his work with architects, engineers and contractors he has a broad understanding of BIM with specific emphasis on its use to inform design decisions, increase efficiency in documents, produce more accurate cost estimates and facilitate construction coordination through a Virtual Design and Construction process.