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Introduction to ArchiCAD, Part 1 (AC101)

Hosted by AEC InfoSystems

August 21, 2013 | 9:00AM - 5:00 PM

Henry Berger

AEC Infosystems, Inc.
1 Village Square, Suite 135
Baltimore, MD 21210
United States
Facility Phone#: (410) 435-3600

Topics covered in this one-day class include:

1. SET THE STAGE: Introduction to BIM; Setting up ArchiCAD

2. INTRO TO ARCHICAD: Starting ArchiCAD with a Template; Loading Libraries; Quick Tour of the interface

3. INTERACTION WITH ARCHICAD: Standard Mouse Technique; Drawing New Elements; Selecting Existing Elements; Editing Elements

4. START A VIRTUAL BUILDING (Building Information Model): Schematic Design;

5. TRACE & COMPARE: Selecting Trace Reference for the Navigator; Trace & Reference Palette; Examples of Using Trace

6. CREATE VIEWS OF THE BIM - Data becomes Information: Model Views vs. View Points; Creating New Views

7. LAYOUT BOOK - Create and Print New Layout Sheets: Placing Drawings on a Sheet; Automatic Drawing Updates; Printing Drawing Sheets

Training Level:

Additional Notes:
Class size is limited to 8 students. AEC will provide a computer (Mac or Windows)for each participant to work on. There will be a 60 min. lunch break and two 15-minute breaks.

To register for this class, call AEC Infosystems at (410)435-3600, or email All major credit cards accepted.

The complete Introduction to ArchiCAD course consists of this class - Part 1 (AC101) and a second class, Part 2 (AC102). See the listing for AC102 for details.

PREREQUISITES: General working knowledge of computer operation.

AIA Continuing Education Logo AIA Learning Units: 6.5

Registration Deadline:
August 20, 2013


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