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Creating a new material in ArchiCAD

Friday, October 7, 2011

When working in ArchiCAD , whether in early design phase or in detailing or finishes scheduling mode, you may find yourself in need of creating custom or new textures, to accurately represent materials or products that you intend to represent in your project. This 4 minute video will guide you...

Publishing basics in ArchiCAD

Friday, October 7, 2011

5 minutes is all you will need to understand the basics of publishing in ArchiCAD . What is publishing? Publishing is a controlled and consistently repeatable output function, which allows saving, printing, plotting and even JAVA applet output for web browser viewing and mark up. Publishing is...

Summer 2011 ArchiCAD iPad promotion t's&c's

Friday, October 7, 2011

This campaign is only valid in the following countries: South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Mauritius, Angola, Zambia and Malawi This campaign is only valid with promotions items as specified for these specified time periods: 1. Full price cash purchase of...

Get Design Freedom - ArchiCAD with FREE iPad

Friday, October 7, 2011

this summer... You ...Your ArchiCAD ...Your iPad ...The beach ... ...get design freedom, order ArchiCAD now , get the iPad free... t's&c's apply ...

Vehicle tracking curves

Monday, October 3, 2011

A fantastic tool by Cadimage for any architects who need to design around vehicle reticulation, and who doesn't? This tool is fully parametric. It allows for choice of vehicle type , specification of vehicle characteristics, definition of required turning arc and much more.Review the attached...

turn back the dial...

Monday, October 3, 2011

...looking back to the sweet tunes of the ArchiCAD 15 launch roadshow in Southern Africa with Beaux Jaxon and Pål Posta...good times http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Px60UzJAMbs&feature=youtu.be

Working with multiple buildings at multiple levels - setting the floor plan views

Thursday, September 29, 2011

This tip is aimed specifically at setting the correct floor plan cut plane height for various plan views, of various buildings at various levels on a single project site plan . The 2 minute video explains just how simple it can really be. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpfS6ZSdBUk

Understand ArchiCAD Pens and Pensets

Thursday, September 29, 2011

As an extension to the recent post by Francois Swanepoel , on pens and pen sets, we have created a 7min instructional video on the reasons for using the ArchiCAD pens and pen sets features. A clear explanation of pen usage in ArchiCAD, with differentiation from 2D CAD is given, combined with output...

1:10 details with the fill tool in ArchiCAD

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Here is a suggestion on doing details using fills, by Eerhard Huizinga . (note that the example image left is a direct link to 4 high res sample sheets of these detail types) Basics - Create a detail with the detail tool - Select and delete all lines. - Select all fills and give them temp "outlines...

ArchiCAD favorites

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

As part of the series on how to setup a good and consistent ArchiCAD working environment, this movie tutorial, 11 minutes, covers the favorites palette, by Eric Bobrow . We believe, that the good setup of an ArchiCAD work environment, will save you time and improve your work quality and accuracy...

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