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ARCHICAD Tutorials Construction Related

These construction related tutorials vary from bridge design, fence, columns to sun shades, pergolas and more.

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

Thumb Hyundai Museum Stair

For this tutorial I came across an image of the Hyundai museum stair design. I love the design and knew this would be a great Archicad tutorial. The challenge in modeling this, is the connection of the different heights, especially when you have 2 different size stairs. Adding the handrail and rotating the stairs in different directions is not quite as hard if you know how to do it :)

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This week I did like to create a bit more of an organic shape. This quick tips is showing you an easy way to create a great looking organic shaped pavilion. I think you could easily use this in a Star Wars movie !

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It was time to model another bridge and I came across a music bridge called: Ponte della Musica in Rome Italy, designed by Buro Happold. The tutorial will show you it is a lot easier to model then you think.

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How to model a "Zigg Zagg" Ceiling. There are some great tips on how to work out your design in 3D on the go.

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I came across a nice modern staircase online. It is built in the Tate Modern Switch House designed by Architects Herzog & de Meuron. This was the perfect reference for my next tutorial.

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This round house design tutorial will show you many special ways to achieve certain aspects of the 3D model. Round window casing, round window with wooden "flabs" rotated on an outward angle and many more.

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This tutorial is showing how to create any shape swimming pool, with detailed tiles sweeping around the edges. The model will be ready to cut a section or use in a nice CGI render

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This tutorial is showing how to model up an outdoor designer chair. We make good use of the shell tool and show you how swapping between floor plan and sections, helps you model faster and easier

EV Docking Station in ARCHICAD

This Speed Modeling Quick Coffee Tip from ASM Techbase was inspired by Adrian Smith + Gorden Gill Architects in Chicago. The modern steel construction is actually a EV Docking Station, where you can charge electric cars.

Pedestrian Bridge Design Model in AR

This Pedestrian Bridge Design Tutorial is showing you how important it is to use Sections or Elevations, when creating a 3D model. Furthermore it teaches you how to use the multiple rotate and elevate tool at the same time

Model Landscape Memorial in ARCHICAD

This quick tip will explain how to create this beautiful looking landscape design shape, which was used for the Pentagon Memorial. ( designed by the Architects Julie Beckman and Keith Kaseman )

Model Special Column Designs in ARCH

There are times we want to get away from the normal square and round columns to make the design more exiting.

How to model Corner Windows in ARCHI

This quick tip is all about corner windows. Watch this Tutorial and you gain a great knowledge base for the next time you need to add a corner window in your project .

Model a Modern Staircase in ARCHICAD

I came across a great modern design of a staircase which I thought was perfect for my new quick tip. This is a great example how important a good 3D model is to get the point to the client.

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This time I thought a Spiral Bridge could be interesting. The tutorial shows you 2 different bridge ends, a T end and a curved one

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This tutorial is about a twisted and rotated bridge frame design. The tools used are the Shell tool, Profiler , Section and multiply

Thumb Pergola Shape-Space

This is an awesome pergola space design, beautiful to have in your back garden

Thumb Bent Sunshade

This is a great design of a sun shade. It's quite a clever to use the profiler, check it out

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How to create a "cut out seat" through a concrete wall

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How to create a wire fence. There are a couple of certain steps involved to get to this 3D model of a wire fence. Can you use the handrail tool ? Yes you can but before you use the handrail tool you need to create the "parts" which you can later assign inside the handrail tool

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Creating a cool book shelf and save as library part

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Modeling up columns with gaps horizontal and vertical

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How about a spiral column ?

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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 !

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