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Introduction to ArchiCAD, Part 1 (AC101) June

June 18, 2014 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Topics covered in this one-day class include:

  1. SET THE STAGE: Introduction to BIM; Setting up ArchiCAD
  2. INTRO TO ARCHICAD: Starting ArchiCAD with a Template; Loading Libraries; Quick Tour of the interface
  3. INTERACTION WITH ARCHICAD: Standard Mouse Technique; Drawing New Elements; Selecting Existing Elements; Editing Elements
  4. START A VIRTUAL BUILDING (Building Information Model): Schematic Design;
  5. TRACE & COMPARE: Selecting Trace Reference for the Navigator; Trace & Reference Palette; Examples of Using Trace
  6. CREATE VIEWS OF THE BIM – Data becomes Information: Model Views vs. View Points; Creating New Views
  7. LAYOUT BOOK – Create and Print New Layout Sheets: Placing Drawings on a Sheet; Automatic Drawing Updates; Printing Drawing Sheets

Training Level:

Additional Notes:
Class size is limited to 8 students. AEC will provide a computer (Mac or Windows)for each participant to work on. There will be a 60 min. lunch break and two 15-minute breaks.

To register for this class, call AEC Infosystems at (410)435-3600, or email phyllis.schuman@aecinfosystems.com. All major credit cards accepted.

The complete Introduction to ArchiCAD course consists of this class – Part 1 (AC101) and a second class, Part 2 (AC102). See the listing for AC102 for details.

PREREQUISITES: General working knowledge of computer operation.

AIA Continuing Education Logo AIA Learning Units: 6.5


Please contact AEC Infosystems to register


June 18, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


AEC InfoSystems


AEC Infosystems, Inc.
1 Village Square, Suite 135
Baltimore, MD 21210 United States
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(410) 435-3600