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

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Modeling tools

The interior model will consist mainly of walls (partitions) and objects (doors, casework). We will start with modeling the walls. There are two wall composite types in our project template that are designed for commercial interior walls. These composite types are:

  • Wall Stl 2x4—1hr UL W403
  • Wall Stl 2x4—2hr UL W403

These composite types are named according to their fire safety ratings; hence, the 1hr and 2hr designations.

Creating new composites

Most of the walls that we need do not need to be fire rated so we will make copies of the preceding composites and create a couple of nonrated composite types, as follows:

  1. Open the Composite Structures Attribute Management window Options | Element Attributes | Composites….
  2. Click on the big Composite ...

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