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Wall Settings

8m 8s

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.

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Now that we've edited this wall here let's go back in right now and let's click rename, and let's call this metal stud, with metal panel. Now depending on how much detail you want to set up here we could start off with just a generic material, generic name, generic setting that you could then go back in and edit per project, or we can be more detailed and we can set this up to a six inch, metal stud with metal panel. We'll click okay and as we click okay now, based on the materials and the settings that we've changed I'm going to click to deslect, I'll zoom into a corner here we'll see our rigid insulation, we'll see our metal panel we'll see our six inch metal stud and then when we hit F3 on our keyboard, we'll see our metal panel now starting to display.

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From the course:
ArchiCAD For Beginners

Level 1

Duration: 4h 20m

Author: Josh Bone