ArchiCAD User Group: Understanding Priority Based Connections

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Free and open to all. Please click here to RSVP.
1.5 CES LUs

Meet and collaborate with your peers at this ArchiCAD User Group. You’ll learn lots of tips, tricks and features related to ArchiCAD and get a chance to get to know other users in your area. During this User Group we will examine methods to create, manage and edit Composites using the new Building Materials settings introduced in ArchiCAD 17 which will include a review of Priority Based Connections.

About the presenter:

Tom Simmons, Allied Member, the founder of ARCHVISTA, Inc. and LearnVirtual, will present at this User Group. ARCHVISTA is the authorized ArchiCAD reseller for Northern California and is recognized for expertise in Building Information Modeling (BIM) as well as its implementation. Tom has spoken at major industry events including EcoBuild, AEC Systems, AIA Desert Practice Conference, AIA Monterey Design Conference and the Dwell Conference. He has authored several books and articles on Building Information Modeling and architectural technologies. Tom has a Masters of Architecture from University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor of Environmental Design from Texas A&M University.

Learning objectives

By the end of this program attendees will:

1. Understand how to build a component using Composites.

2. Understand how to connect the new Building Materials to Composites.

3. Understand how Priority Based Connections affect Composites.

4. Understand how Composites now cut model elements in the 3D model.

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