Curtain Systems on Mass Faces
The real reason designers play with masses is curtain systems. The relationship between masses and curtain systems (or walls, or roofs, or floors) is quite simple. Where the face of the mass is, the curtain system is. Where the face of the mass isn't, the curtain system isn't. You pick the face, make the system, and there you have it! It's that simple! Now, let's step through an example of how this is accomplished.
Creating Curtain Systems by Face Selection. We learned several limitations of curtain systems on this project that affected how we managed the faces of our mass. To save you the rework time, the limitations we found are listed here:
Grid Line Overlap One neat feature of curtain systems and curtain walls ...