ArchiCAD User Group: Modeling a Wood Framed System

Wednesday November 5, 2014
Free and open to all.

1.5 CES LU

During this user group we will review how to model a wood framed system including modeling with wall composites using building materials and surfaces. In addition, we’ll review how to populate a model with wood framing within walls and creating a framing list.

About the Presenter

Tom Simmons, Allied Member, the founder of ARCHVISTA, Inc, will present at this user group. 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

After completing this program, attendees will:

  1. Understand how to use ArchiCAD to model a wood framed system.
  2. Understand how to create Wall Composites using Building Materials and Surfaces
  3. Be able to provide an overview on framing a wall with the framing plug-in.
  4. Be able to illustrate how to create a framing list to show wood framing.
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