Type in a search term (such as "cutting plane" or "morph") into the Google Custom Search field below, then hit Enter or click the magnifying glass icon. A popup window will show the results of your search from pages on the Best Practices Course website; you may then click any of the results to open them in a new browser tab.

Recent Comments

  • User AvatarEric Bobrow { Lennox - I think we got this resolved a while back. Let me know if you're still having any issues. Eric } – Jul 26, 11:57 PM
  • User AvatarEric Bobrow { Goran - At this point, I'm not sure if I will get back to these topics for ArchiCAD 17. I had put them into the... } – Jul 26, 11:56 PM
  • User AvatarEric Bobrow { Hi Sangh - I checked your account and everything looks good from our end. I had the website membership system send out a reminder email... } – Jul 26, 11:54 PM
  • User AvatarEric Bobrow { Atul - At this point, I have finished development of the Best Practices Course curriculum. While there may be a few topics that I didn't... } – Jul 26, 11:50 PM
  • User AvatarEric Bobrow { Hi Paul - Thanks for your positive feedback about the content in the Best Practices Course. I am creating a series of lessons for ArchiCAD... } – Jul 26, 11:46 PM
  • User AvatarPaulPanson { Eric, as a long time member of Best Practices, it's great to see you adding to the content over time, I'm happy with the original... } – Jul 23, 7:17 PM
  • User AvatarSanghRaj { Hi Eric I am a member of the Best Practices Course but I am not able to download the current course lessons and i am... } – Jul 21, 7:46 PM
  • User AvatarScottErmer { Hi Eric, Would you have any advice on site plan settings, especially in regard to what level it should be on, ideally I would just... } – Jul 08, 11:00 PM
  • User AvatarNinaRussell { Hi, Eric! Thank you for your reply. This issue only happens on Mac with Yosemite and keeps in all projects no matter new or old,... } – Jul 02, 9:43 AM
  • User AvatarAtulThakor { Dear Mr. Eric, Are you still going to add few more topics on this course? If yes, When we see closing ceremony? Atul Thakor } – Jun 29, 10:31 AM
  • Older »
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:

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.

Please post your comments and questions below.


Thank you for visiting the Best Practices Course website. The video lessons are available for members only. If you are an active member and would like to watch the ArchiCAD training video on this page, please login to the website. If you are not currently a member, please visit the following pages for more information and to sign up for the Best Practices Course, the QuickStart Course or for the Best Practices ArchiCAD Coaching Program. Eric Bobrow, Creator of the Best Practices Course

Your Downloads

You may need to right-click the following links and select Save Link As to download the file to your computer

Click here to see the transcript of this ArchiCAD training lesson...

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

Let us know how you feel... (No comments so far)

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No comments yet