• Architect Special Interest Group May 2020

    In this session, we demonstrated a method for creating exterior panels that you can easily line up with window and door openings, as well as covering how to create a class filter and how to duplicate styled windows for a job.

  • Architect Special Interest Group April 2020

    In this session, we demonstrated how to discover what the elevation is of any point on your site model, how to handle using a wall style with a framing component and using trusses, making cladding lines line up by using the Use World Z for Origin fix, creating exterior wall…

  • Architect Special Interest Group March 2020

    In this session, we covered the Publish command, reviewed lining up and changing the graphics of a Custom Stair, and looked at using a Fastener object for creating 2D or 3D nuts and bolts.

  • Architect Special Interest Group January 2020

    In this session, we covered the ability to assign components to classes, starting with wall style components and moving on to door and window components. We also showed how to import door settings you like from one door to the rest of the doors in your project, as well as…

  • Architect Special Interest Group December 2019

    In this session, we looked at the concept of tags, including space objects and their tags, tags in viewports, and the Data Tag tool, as well as discussing how the Data Tag tool, worksheets, and record formats can give you more control over your model data.

  • Architect Special Interest Group November 2019

    In this session, we wanted to cover some wall topics in greater detail, such as using walls to Auto-Bound slabs, bounding a slab component horizontally by a wall part (e.g., inner face of wall), using stories to have additional bottom-bounding and top-bounding options for wall components.

  • Architect Special Interest Group October 2019

    In this session, we created a custom handrail, as well as a U-shaped stair and a circular stair, discussed workarounds for a tricky corner window, showed how to import and export IFC or Revit models, and demonstrated how to make a flyover movie using an Animation Path.

  • Architect Special Interest Group September 2019

    In this session, we worked out how to cut a profile into the edge of a slab, made a wall that went up at a slope before returning to vertical, showed how to manage stories when one floor is only 2 feet below another, demonstrated how to add profiles onto…

  • Architect Special Interest Group August 2019

    In this session, we looked at techniques for dealing with troublesome wall heights and joints, reviewed how the Section-Elevation Marker tool in Unconstrained Mode shows the option of linking to a viewport, and introduced working with Spaces and Space objects.