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ArchiCAD 19 – The Definitive Guide by Adam Rendek, Scott H. MacKenzie

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Modeling – part I

We will start with the wall tool to create the main exterior walls on the 1st floor of our house, and then create the floor with the slab tool. However, before we begin, let's make sure your Renovation Filter is set to New Construction.

Setting the Renovation Filter

The Renovation Filter is an active setting that controls how the elements you create are displayed. Everything we create in this project is for new construction so we need the new construction filter to be active.

To do so, go to the Document menu, click on Renovation and then click on 04 New Construction.

Using the Wall tool

The Wall tool has settings for height, width, composite, layer, pen weight and more. We will learn about these things as we go along, and learn a ...

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