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ARCHICAD Methods: Creating Structural Elements

February 16, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST


February 16, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST


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

PREMIUM MEMBERS – Interested in learning more about last week’s ARCHICAD In-Practice presentation on Working with a Structural Engineer? Join this Coaching Session as we uncover how to create structural elements in ARCHICAD.

You’ll discover:

  • 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.

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.

Coach Details

Thomas Simmons, BIM Consultant, ARCHVISTA, Inc. 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 it’s 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.