Chapter 16

Advanced Wall Topics

More on walls? Really? It seems as though all we do is walls. Well, that’s because buildings are composed mainly of walls. As you may have noticed, the exterior walls are compound wall structures with reveals and parapet caps. In the west wing, you have a staircase that is completely unsupported. It would be nice to add a wall to make those stairs less spongy. Given the fact that the west wing is a high-end architectural woodwork area, that wall could use some trims that can be added right to the wall’s profile. Also, we haven’t touched on a curtain wall of any kind.

  • Creating compound walls
  • Adding wall sweeps
  • Creating stacked walls
  • Creating curtain walls
  • Adding a wall to a massing object

Creating Compound Walls ...

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