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ARCHICAD Methods: Building Material Management

August 4, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT


August 4, 2016
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT


Presenter or Coach:
Thomas Simmons, ARCHVISTA, Inc.
Event Type:

PREMIUM MEMBERS – 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.
  • How to define Composite Structures including creating custom wall types, editing existing composites and how to manage Composite priority based connections.

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.