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Archicad Tutorials Roof Related

There are many different types of roofs. These video tutorials will help you to model the roof of your architectural designs

Click on the one you are interested in you will be directed straight to the video tutorial.

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This tutorial is showing you how to create a nice roof shape using the shell tool.

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This weeks Speed Modeling Quick Coffee Tip shows you how to create roof gables. Some are fairly easy others need a bit more work to make sure they show correctly in sections and elevations.

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I like you to pay special attention to the highlighted shell in the top image. You can see the shell has a slant at the bottom left hand corner with a certain width. As you follow along the wooden shell you can see the shell width is getting smaller and matches the same shell width of the outer shell on the right hand side. At the same time the slant is decreasing to zero.

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How to create different types of round corrugated iron roofs.

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This tutorial is about remodelling the external shape of the GSK Carbon Neutral building in Nottingham

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High-rise Conceptual Design building, showing several great techniques on how to use certain ARCHICAD tools to achieve the outcome you are after

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It's about a spline void with some extra creative slab edges and an organic shaped roof. This tutorial is a bit longer as usual and has a lot of information and lots to learn !

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This is a great use of the shell tool modeling a "Cobra shaped" roof

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In this tutorial I explain how to make good use of the curtain wall and shell tool. These tools are pretty powerful if you know how to use them

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How to create a Mosque Dome. I had a requests to do a tutorial about this a couple of months ago in my comment section. In particular how to create some pattern in 3D, not just with a texture map

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This facade is done with the curtain wall tool. How to get a wave like this ? Go and check it out !

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How to create a roof ridge

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Glass shaped roof created with shell tool

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This tutorial is showing you how to use the shell tool to create a barrel shaped building

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Do you know how to use ARCHICAD's Roof Maker plugin ? No ? Ok you better check this out, extremely power full.

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Modeling a roof barge, nice !

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Graphic overrides, it's such a power full tool to present your design to a client. You really can't go without it

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Adding some sky lights to a shell shaped roof

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Adding 3D tiles to a roof

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