Challenge Accepted: Ionic Column

Challenge Accepted: Ionic Column
In my post about the Doric Order being modeled in ArchiCAD, I ended with a challenge to the behind the scenes guru who makes all the awesome ArchiCAD Classics videos. Well I have a feeling he was already planning the sequel video because here it is: My favorite part...

Surprising Benefits of the Morph Tool

Surprising Benefits of the Morph Tool
Here’s a quote from my last post on Element IDs and the Element ID Manager: “All 3D elements (including grids and zones) as well as fills have an Element ID. Lines, Polylines, Dimensions, Text, and other annotation elements do not” But what happens...

What have you Morphed so far?

What have you Morphed so far?
We’ve had the Morph Tool for a few months now. What have you been doing with it? Here’s one of the least flashy examples you’ll see: Those columns could be done pre-ArchiCAD 16. It would involve making a Column, then creating a Complex Profile of the...

Quick Tip: Element vs Object

Quick Tip: Element vs Object
Here’s a quick test. Which is correct: A) “Hi boss, check out this BIM model I’ve been working on!” or B) “Hey boss, here’s that BIM you were asking for.” The answer is B. It’s not a Building Information Model Model,...