Did you enjoy my ArchiCAD 17 template, but have yet to upgrade to ArchiCAD 18? Well now you can check out my ArchiCAD 18 template in ArchiCAD 17 because we use a BIM program that can easily save down to a previous version.
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Did you like my template for ArchiCAD 17? Well I have finally gotten around to updating the Shoegnome Open Template for ArchiCAD 18. Enjoy!
Parameter Transfer in ArchiCAD (eyedropper and syringe) is an ultra basic concept. I really hope you already know everything I discuss in this video.
Do you need a template for ArchiCAD? Why not try using mine. Welcome to the Shoegnome Open Template version 17.1.
I love this post. Guest Blogger Nathan Hildebrandt starts with Building Materials, then leads you down a path towards reinventing how you think about BIM and use ArchiCAD. It’s a great example of how focusing on improving how you use a piece of software will make you a more valuable member of the AECO team. Even if you don’t use ArchiCAD, this is a must read.
Do you need to create Interior Elevations in ArchiCAD? Of course you do. We all do. Are you creating them in the best possible way? Watch this video and find out. Got something to add? Share your tips in the comments.
If you use BIM and don’t have a good BIM Template (whether for ArchiCAD, Revit, etc.). You Are Doing It Wrong.
Here’s my second video on Building Materials in ArchiCAD 17. I pick up right where we left off in the last video.
I asked on the Shoegnome Facebook page what my next ArchiCAD tutorial video should be about. There was some interest in Pen Sets, but the overwhelming majority of people wanted more on Building Materials in ArchiCAD 17. So here’s the first of at least two videos.
Reinventing the Wheel Let’s face it. We love it. We reinvent every chance we get hoping to make things better. Without it our lives would be pretty boring, Does this mean however we need to re-invent everything? More specifically, do we need to reinvent our interaction with ArchiCAD for every …
Thanks to Rob Jackson of Bond Bryan Architects for sharing this with me. “The UK has developed a protocol document designed for use with BIM projects, known as the AEC (UK) BIM Protocols. The set of documents builds on the guidelines and frameworks defined by the UK standards documents, including BS1192:2007 …
Templates are a big deal. Your template can determine whether you make or lose money with BIM. A strong template can make you efficient. A poor template can win you a gold medal for Wheel Reinvention. I’m not being hyperbolic. To succeed at BIM, you need a strong template. Without …