Introduction to ArchiCAD for Beginners

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In this course, Josh Bone will show you how to create detailed 3D models in ArchiCAD 20.

First you will learn the basics of ArchiCAD and how to navigate within the software. Then, you will learn how to draw walls, add stories, and place objects, columns & beams. Finally you will learn about documentation within the software and how to place labels, identify sections & elevations, and incorporate external file formats.

When you are done with this course, beginner level users will know how to create a detailed model using the most common authoring tools within the software while still maintaining flexible workflows that allow you to edit and make changes to your models throughout the different design phases. Intermediate level users will learn modeling techniques that improve their productivity within the software.

Hi, I'm Josh Bone, and today we're going to learn about ARCHICAD. This software is important to know because it's an architectural authoring tool that is designed by architects, for architects, that enables design freedom while generating a detailed model that can automate your construction documentation process. When you're done with this course, beginner level users will be able to create a detailed model using the most common authoring tools within the software while still maintaining flexible workflows that allow you to edit and make changes to your models throughout the different design phases.

Intermediate level users will learn modeling techniques that improve their productivity within the software. All the files that we'll be using here will be available to members on the course website. Let's get started.

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From the course:
ArchiCAD For Beginners

Level 1

Duration: 4h 20m

Author: Josh Bone