ArchiCAD Training


ArchiCAD Training
@ AICT

3D modeling over 2D Drafting

  • Introduction to BIM
  • Highlighting features of ArchiCAD and BIM
  • ArchiCAD file system
  • Exploring startup dialog box
  • Introduction to workspace elements - tool box; Info box; Control box; navigator; navigator preview; coordinate box; user origin; special snap points; floor plan window and 3D window
  • Working units settings
  • Grids and background settings
  • Working with WALLTOOL
  • Exploring WALL TOOL settings dialog box

WALLEND TOOL

  • Creation of LOG WALLS
  • Wall editing methods:- EDIT menu options – DRAG, DRAG A COPY, ROTATE, ROTATE A COPY, MIRROR, MIRROR A COPY, SPLIT, ADJUST, INTERSECT, MULTIPLY, etc
  • Wall editing options with PET PALETTE: - Drag, Rotate, Mirror, Elevate, Multiply, Stretch. (Shortcut Keys for Single Copy & Multiple Copy)
  • Align 3D texture
  • Cursor intelligence and object selection methods Functions of Pickup parameters, inject Parameters Exploring control box
  • Relative construction methods:- Creating parallel walls, perpendicular walls , bisector walls , single and multiple wall offsets
  • Settings
  • Cursor navigation in FLOORPLAN WINDOW and 3D WINDOW with NAVIGATOR PREVIEW box

Working with BEAM TOOL

  • BEAM editing with EDIT MENU options and PET PALETTE
  • Creating and modifying beam holes
  • Exploring BEAM TOOL settings dialog box
  • Beam intersection priority
  • Working with COLUMN TOOL
  • Exploring COLUMN TOOL settings dialog box
  • Working principles of WRAPPED and UNWRAPPED columns

Creating STRUCTURAL GRID, GRID ELEMENT TOOL

  • GRID ELEMENT settings
  • Working with SLAB TOOL
  • Exploring SLABTOOL settings dialog box
  • SLAB editing with EDIT MENU options and pet palette
  • Creating opening in slab

Working with WINDOW TOOL

  • Exploring WINDOW TOOL settings dialog box
  • CORNER WINDOW TOOL and settings
  • Significance of hot spots
  • Working with DOOR TOOL
  • Exploring DOOR TOOL settings dialog box
  • Empty openings in wall

Working with OBJECT TOOL

  • Furniture’s, peoples, gardens, office equipments etc.,
  • Placement and parametric editing techniques with GDL objects
  • Adding images (.jpg files) into OBJECT TOOL

Working with CURTAIN WALL TOOL

  • Exploring CURTAIN WALL TOOL settings dialog box
  • Working with ROOF TOOL
  • Exploring ROOF TOOL settings dialog box
  • Modification of roof thickness
  • Create roof level lines
  • ROOF editing with EDIT MENU options and PET PALETTE
  • Skylight placement on roofs

STAIR TOOL

  • Parametric editing with GDL stairs
  • Creating and modifying user defined stairs
  • Stair creation with fill tool
  • 2D to 3D conversion techniques with MAGIC WAND
  • MAGIC WAND SETTINGS dialog box

Working with 2D objects

  • LINE tool, ARC/CIRCLE tool, POLYLINE tool, SPLINE tool
  • UNIFY and EXPLODE options
  • Adding TEXT and LABEL to the 2D drawings
  • Exploring TEXT TOOL and LABEL TOOL settings dialog box
  • PROJECT ORGANIZATION with LAYER
  • Introduction to default ArchiCAD Layer setup
  • Layer properties
  • Creating user defined LAYERS and LAYER COMBINATIONS

General construction methods with MESH TOOL Creation of landscape contours with open and closed

  • SPLINES
  • Swimming pool creation
  • MESH TO ROOF conversion
  • Exploring the STORY SETTINGS dialog box
  • Story navigation in floor plan; Significance of ghost story using TRACE
  • Selection procedures with MARQUEE TOOL
  • Generating 3D sections using 3D CUTTING PLANES and 3D CUT AWAY

PROJECT ORGANIZATION with ATTRIBUTES

  • Working with default line types, fill types, pen and color, Composites and material library
  • Creating new materials and modifying default materials using material customization procedures
  • Creating user defined attributes
  • Managing attributes with ATTRIBUTE MANAGER Display options
  • Significance of HOT SPOT TOOL

ZONE TOOL

  • Conceptual applications of ZONE TOOL
  • ZONE CATEGORIES
  • INTERIOR ELEVATION TOOL
  • DETAIL TOOL
  • WORKSHEET TOOL
  • SECTIONTOOL and ELEVATION TOOL:- Generating 2D sections and elevations from plan

Object customization with SOLID ELEMENT OPERATIONS

  • Profiler Creation
  • Creation of simple GDL objects
  • Working with wall accessories, slab accessories, roof Accessories and Truss maker

DIMENSIONING

  • Creating automatic exterior and interior dimensions
  • DIMENSION TOOL:- Adding Linear dimensions, radial dimensions, angular dimensions and level dimensions to the FLOOR PLAN
  • Utility of Gravity tool
  • Generation of ELEMENT LIST, COMPONENT LIST and ZONE LIST and window schedule
  • Exploring INTERACTIVE SCHEDULE preview and settings dialog box
  • Working units settings
  • Schedule preparation for the model
  • Estimation of AREA, VOLUME and COST with user specified data

LAMP TOOL

  • Working with GDL lamp objects and light sources
  • Exploring 3D window settings and photo rendering settings dialog box
  • Photo render projection
  • 3D engine and mode
  • Efficiency of rendering engines in ArchiCAD
  • Concepts of teamwork

Working with view sets and perspectives in 3D WINDOW

  • Exploring 3D NAVIGATION PALETTE
  • Conceptual applications of SUN STUDY

CAMERA TOOL

  • Working with CAMERA TOOL
  • Exploring the tool settings and 3D projection settings dialog box
  • Creating FLY THROUGH (walk through)
  • Creating VR objects and VR scenes

Attaching 2D XREF and XREF MANAGEMENT

  • Creating MODULES and HOT LINK MANAGER
  • PROJECT NAVIGATION:- View sets creation
  • Working procedures with PROJECT NAVIGATOR and PUBLISHER
  • Translator settings
  • Merging 2D drawings in ArchiCAD
  • Exporting 2D/ 3D drawings from ArchiCAD
  • PRINTING AND PUBLISHING from ArchiCAD
  • Introduction to PLOT LAYOUTS and PLOT SETTINGS

Commencement

July 24, 2024

Duration

60

Course Fee

32500

Course Level

Diploma , Certificate

Location

Colombo

Category

Civil Engineering , Interior Designing , Architecture

Contact Details

+94 11 2 363632 +94777996242

http://www.aictstudy.com

03, 1/1 , Fernando Road , Colombo 06

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