ARCHICAD Tutorials Shell Tool Related
The shell tool can be used in many different ways. Below the tutorials will show how to approach modeling them the right way.
Click on the one you are interested in you will be directed straight to the video tutorial.
This tutorial is about a Shell Design with focus on how to add glass, holes and frames.
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.
High-rise Conceptual Design building, showing several great techniques on how to use certain ARCHICAD tools to achieve the outcome you are after
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 !
This is a great use of the shell tool modeling a "Cobra shaped" roof
This facade is done with the curtain wall tool. How to get a wave like this ? Go and check it out !
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
This ARCHICAD Speed Modeling tutorial gives you a great overview on, how to use the Shell tool and what options are available to adjust the Shell during modeling
This tutorial is giving you knowledge on how to use the shell tool to create a curved modern office ceiling. It is important that you can rotate the Shell tool in elevation to model this ceiling
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
Creating a free shaped glass roof
Sail type shape outdoor setting, many types used around the world
Adding some sky lights to a shell shaped roof
This tutorial is showing you how to use the shell tool to create a barrel shaped building
Model a pergola shade. Even so it seem fairly easy there is a lot more to it, couple of cool tricks to add to your skill range !