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Vertical building envelope entities (walls, etc.)

  • Drawing the Building Envelope
    drawing methods, defining wall length and inclination
    consecutive degrees
  • Drawing in 2D using a pre-defined grid
    How to draw using the 2D MagneticGrid Magnets
    rectangular radial triangular recognition wall building envelope column redraw regenerate
  • Drawing with DXF or DWG CAD entity recognition to insert BIM objects
    How to insert BIM entities recognizing objects from a CAD drawing
    wall envelope door window opening wall ornamental wall coloumn beam steel magic wand
  • The Arc Wall
    How to draw curved entities
    grip snap magnets circular
  • The dummy envelope
    How to delimit an area not surrounded by walls
    room compartment
  • Drawing and Editing the Building Envelope
    How to draw and edit the Building envelopes using Grips then inserting at a certain distance from a Point
    Grip circular object triangular Property Thickness Material Layers General Catalogue [<] Delete Key delete selected object insert selected
  • Moving the building envelope entities
    Moving the horizontal building envelope (slab) using the central Grip
    Movement Free Moving object perpendicular Partition Walls
  • How to adapt the upper/lower building envelope profiles for custom wall shaping.
    How to shape the upper and/or lower profile of a building envelope to shape irregular forms
    wall roof ornamental wall
  • Material Layers and Building envelope materials
    How to apply a Material Layer composition to a Building Envelope entity
    Properties Characteristics thickness Face left right side colour material
  • Building envelope's geometry
    How to edit the building envelope's position, length and height
    shape form trapezium start end 1 2 point angle rotation
  • Building envelope upper and lower profile elevation
    How to modify building envelope elevations by assigningthem to Levels and/or subLevels or by typing in manual settings.
    Height Reference System HRS Height
  • Walls with variable thickness
    How to define an irregular profile for vertical building envelope
    ornamental wall backfill
  • How to draw building envelopes rapidly
    How to draw contiguous walls
    proceeding proceed continue consecutive wall drawing