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Enhancements of the Built-in MEP Modeler

MEP Modeler Add-On has become the core part of Archicad 24 as an integrated design tool. The second update of Archicad 24 includes major MEP improvements primarily for increasing effectiveness. This article describes a new feature and further enhance...

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Archicad 24 - Hidden Gems

Archicad 24 brings significant improvements, but in this article, we look at small differences that will make a higher quality user experience. 1 - Improved Transparency Depth Handling in 3D It is essential to have a sense of depth when in 3D. So we ...

Integrated MEP Modeler in Archicad

The BIM collaboration between architectural, structural and MEP engineering disciplines needs software solutions that aid this collaboration. It is becoming more usual for engineers to take part in the design process and work with architects starting...

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L and U-shaped Stairs with Stringers

In certain cases when users are modelling open or closed stringer stairs, the corner stringer piece does not get created, or gets created but the geometry of it is faulty. The reason behind such issues always lies in some kind of geometrical controve...

Adding Zones to a Thermal Block

Things to Remember Before Starting Zones are only visible in 3D if they are enabled in the Filter and Cut Elements in 3D dialogue box. It's a good idea to save a 3D view specifically for use with energy evaluation. This view should show all parts of ...

Creating Thermal Blocks for Energy Evaluation

Before running an energy evaluation of your project file, Thermal Blocks must be created. All Thermal Blocks have an assigned Operation Profile and Building Systems. For information on creating an Operation Profile, please click here. For information...

Eye-Dropper and Syringe

Parameter transfer, also known as the eye-dropper and syringe, is the easiest way to pick up the parameters of one element and transfer them to another element of the same type. Simple usage of these tools allows you to speed up your pace while drawi...

Extracting Contour Lines (Isolines) of a Terrain

Occasionally you may want to generate a contour map of the terrain of your project. The 3D terrain can be imported from an external source, thus can be an object or a morph in ARCHICAD or can be a mesh created in ARCHICAD. The default Floor Plan repr...

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