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Week #16 – Roof Modeling and Documentation
16-3. Creating Different Roof Types in ArchiCAD 14 and Earlier

ArchiCAD Training (Best Practices Lesson 16-3)

This 49 minute ArchiCAD training lesson demonstrates the quickest and easiest methods to model multiple roof types in ArchiCAD 14 and earlier versions.

A wide variety of roof styles are shown in a graphic derived from the following website:
http://www.oneprojectcloser.com/roof-designs-terms-types-and-pictures/

In this session, schematic models these roofs are quickly created in ArchiCAD 14. The methods shown may be applied to ArchiCAD 10 through 14. A separate lesson will show the new methods available in ArchiCAD 15 and later versions.

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Eric

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ArchiCAD Training: Creating Different Roof Types in ArchiCAD 14 and Earlier

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