Prerequisite:Working knowledge of Windows or Mac operating system. Operational knowledge of 3-button mouse.
ArchiCAD is a powerful yet simple package which will enable you to easily draft floor plans while simultaneously creating 3D views that automatically generate fly-through animation, construction documents, and full-color presentation renderings. ArchiCAD is suitable for interior designers, architects, contractors, re-modelers, commercial real estate sales professionals and those involved in architecture set design. The skills you will gain in this program will allow you to streamline your work time by 40 -50% and focus more on your design. You will create cutting edge presentations and virtual reality movies with ArchiCAD's integrated photo-realistic rendering engine.
4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be provided upon request as a permanent record of one's attendance, if requested by the last class meeting.
Class size is limited. Please enroll early. After the first class meeting, more information will be provided regarding the free student version of ArchiCAD 13. All assignments and handouts will be posted online. Please bring a USB flash drive for taking home files and utilities.
In this module, you will discover ArchiCAD's user-friendly building information modeling system that will enable you to create a residential building, 3D views, sections, and elevations.
This module continues the exploration of ArchiCAD as a design tool. You will focus on developing a wider range of presentation skills through a broader palette of rendering and animation tools.