Workflow: Drafting Fundamentals & Shortcuts in Archicad
February 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm PST
PREMIUM MEMBERS – This lesson demonstrates how to draft and edit elements in Archicad’s Floor Plan work environment. You’ll learn about drawing walls, beams and slabs well as lines, polylines, circles and splines. The Tracker, Snap Guides, Snap Points and Guide Lines will also be reviewed . You’ll also discover common shortcuts for drafting that will increase your speed and reduce the number of clicks. This lesson is organized as follows:
- Part 1: Introduction and lesson overview
- Part 2: LIVE review of the lesson topic in ARCHICAD
- Part 3: Questions and answers
LIVE Q&A is an open forum format where any Archicad questions can be submitted. The lesson introduction and topic is about an hour followed by an hour of Q&A. and is appropriate for users of Archicad and Archicad Solo.
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.