Custom Reference Planes

Default reference planes do not afford the possibility of accounting for height differences within a component - sloping walls, for example. In this case, custom reference planes are used. These reference planes come in pairs, too. However, they do not stretch to infinity. They have a boundary. You can define the outline of the planes in plan - any shape you wish. These planes (there are always two) can be inclined at any angle and any height that you assign to them. You can define as many...

To activate and save a section

1 Click K Open on a Project-Specific Basis. 2 On the right-hand side under Derived from building structure open the Detached house - Sections folder, Section 1. 3 Open the shortcut menu of drawing file 1010 and select Source drawing files for section. 4 Click on the drawing files 2, 100, 101, 109, 110, 112, 116, 120 and 129 and click OK to close. C Users BSCHLU l AppData Loca Mem p 5 Open the shortcut menu of drawing file 1010 again and activate Layer setting, plot set (current), 6 In the Layer...

To calculate floor space

1 Click Open on a Project-Specific Basis. 2 On the right-hand side under Derived from building structure open the shortcut menu of the Architecture Tutorial, point to ' Insert structural level and click Lists. 3 Open the shortcut menu of Lists, point to '* Insert structural level and click List. lil T Views Detached house i i f + Sections Detached house Settings for stack lists Create stack lists 4 Open the shortcut menu of List and select Source drawing files for list. 1 1 1 Sections Detached...

To create a building list which is derived from the building structure

1 Click Open on a Project-Specific Basis. 2 On the right-hand side under Derived from building structure, open the shortcut menu of Lists. 3 Point to Insert structural level and activate 131 List. 0 EH Views Detached house 4 Open the shortcut menu of List and select Source drawing files for list. 5 Select the following drawing files 3 Chimney 100 Ground floor, model 101 Ground floor, carport 109 Ground floor, slab 110 Top floor model 112 Roof 116 Roof upstand 5 drawing filets) selected 7 Open...

To create an axis grid

100dimension Drawing

O Make drawing file 1 Grid current and set 100 Ground floor, model to reference mode. Note Only drawing files of active structural levels can be selected together. Make sure that the Detached house and Ground floor levels are checked. O In the Tools palette, activate the Advanced Draft module (Basic family). Tip In the Global Options, View tab, you can configure the program to display all the elements in reference drawing files using a single color. In addition, you can select a color. - In the...

To create the basic stair

1 Click on H U-type stair (Tools palette -> Architecture family -> Stairs module -> Create area) and activate the layer AR_STAIR 2 The first point you click will define the point where the bottom of the stair and the inner stringer meet. In all stairs this is one of the points at the bottom (inner or outer stringer). Click the other corners using the outline of the stair we created earlier. In total, you need to place 8 points. A First point, inner stringer (from bottom) 4 Activate the...

To create the main roof

Estructura Hss Medidas

O Make drawing file 112 Roof current and set 110 Top floor model and 3 Chimney to edit mode. O Make only the layers AR_WALL, AR_ROOF and AR_CHIMN visible. 0 In the Tools palette, select the 4 General Roofs, Planes, Sections module. 1 Click Roof Frame (Create area) and activate the layer AR_ROOF. The bottom of the roof frame is to be flush with the lower default reference plane in the upper floor. 4 Click Bottom level and enter 2.64. 5 Click Top level and enter 10, as the top level of the roof...

To create the title block as a label style

Tip To position the label styles quickly and accurately at a later date, you can place Point Symbols as Construction lines to mark the beginning of the original text to be deleted (Draft module, Create area). O The title block named Original you created in the Basics Tutorial is available. O Open an empty drawing file and close all the others. 1 Click Get from Library (Standard toolbar). 2 In the dialog box which appears, select the Office folder and the Text library. 3 Select Title block and...

To define a layout

To do this, click El Layout Editor on the Standard toolbar or File menu. The icon remains active until you quit the layout editor and switch back to document edit mode. The Plot Layout module opens automatically. 1 Click Open on a Project-Specific Basis. Tip The name you enter here will appear as the Plan name attribute in the title block Open on a project-specific basis layouts Open on a project-specific basis layouts 2 Click in line 1 and enter Floor plans for the name of the layout. Close...

To define stair components

0 The Stair Outline dialog box is open. 1 Click to access the Stair Components dialog box. 2 In the Stair Components dialog box, select the Format, 2D tab. 3 Enable the components Stair tread, Inner handrail and Inner User-def (here baluster). Click in the Layer area and assign the AR_STAIR layer to the components you have just selected. Stair Components lE3l Formal 2D Geometry, 3D 0 Stair Tread 1 0.25 * 1 - * 1 z 1 AR_STAIR 7 Display of rear of tread 1 - 0.25 2 ------ 1 j DEFAULT Rise. 1 -...

To define structural levels

1 Click Open on a Project-Specific Basis (Standard toolbar or File menu). 2 Select the Building structure tab. 3 Activate the Do not generate a building structure it will be customized option and click OK. 5 As planes have not been assigned to drawing files, choose No when you see the Would you like to update now prompt. 6 The Plane Manager dialog box appears. Click EE New model. 6 The Plane Manager dialog box appears. Click EE New model. 7 Make the following settings in the New model dialog...

To define visible and hidden layers for the plot sets

O The Layer dialog box is still open. 0 The first plot set SC Entry is displayed. 1 As only a few layers are to be visible, start by setting all architectural layers to Hidden. To do this, click Architecture with the right mouse button and, on the shortcut menu, choose Hidden. Press the CTRL key and select the layers which are to be visible in the SC Entry plot set (see table below). Click the selection with the right mouse button and, on the shortcut menu, choose Visible. 4 Click Apply to save...

To draw doors

1 Click If Door (Tools palette, Create area in the Basic Walls, Openings, Components module). 2 Click Select, Set Layers (Format menu) and activate the layer AR_WALL. 3 Click a point of the exterior wall at the bottom to place the first side of the door. Note Make sure that you enter a value of 0.000 for the Offset to reference point in the dialog line otherwise, you cannot use this entry option. Alternatively, you can also enter the desired distance and click the corner of the wall. <...

To draw the roofs over the carports

0 Make drawing file 101 Ground floor carport active and set 100 Ground floor model and 109 Ground floor slab to edit mode. 1 Click Slab again (Tools palette -> Architecture family -> Basic Walls, Openings, Components module -> Create area). 2 Change the Properties, including the height. The bottom level of the carport is positioned above the upper default level of 2.44m (2.44m + 0.11m 2.55m) assigned to this drawing file. The component thickness of the carport is 15cm. 3 Zoom in on the...

To insert window openings in the curved wall

If it isn't, activate it 1 Use Qi Zoom Section to get a close-up view of the bottom left of the curved wall. 2 Click the line representing the outside of the curved wall. Make sure that you do not snap a point (see Tip) Pay attention to the direction in which you enter the opening the closed side of the preview has to point towards the outside. If required, use to select another anchor point. 3 Click the inside corner of the curved wall. In the view showing...

To join walls with the roof

0 Only drawing file 110 Roof model should be open. 1 Click Delete section of linear component (Tools palette Architecture family Basic Walls, Openings, Components module Change area) and delete a section of the wall, starting at the division point. A Delete wall sections B Join wall with line 2 Click J Section of linear component (Tools palette -> Architecture family -> Basic Walls, Openings, Components module -> Change area) and join the wall sections again. There are three wall...

To set the slabs properties

Structure Layer Allplan Architecture

Click & Open on a Project-Specific Basis. Open drawing file 109. Name the file Ground floor slab. Open the shortcut menu of drawing file 109 Ground floor slab 5 The ground floor slab is positioned between the Top level of ground floor and Bottom level of first upper floor. Activate both these planes in the Assign planes dialog box and click OK to close. 6 Click OK to confirm the Behavior of drawing files dialog box without activating an option. 7 Make drawing file 109 Ground floor slab...

Completing the design

You will now complete the floor plan with the outline of the slab over the columns, the carports and furniture. This can all be accomplished using the 2D drafting tools. It is a good idea to keep 2D information and architectural components in separate places. Consequently, you will use the layer 'DE_GEN01' for 2D designs. First, draw the outline of the slab over the columns so that the slab extends beyond the walls. You will use a different pen and linetype to do this. The outline of the slab...

To create a movie

Divide the workspace into a number of viewports. For instance, you might have three viewports, each showing a different view of the design. Select ED 2+1 Animation Window. 1 ClickSet Camera Path (Tools palette, Presentation family, Animation module, Change area) or click in the animation window with the right mouse button and select Set Camera Path on the shortcut menu. Tip The animation window displays the view through the camera you just placed in the workspace. This way, you can check the...

Creating building list using the building list tool file menu

1 On the File menu, click Building Lists 2 Click Building Structure amp File. 3 Select the following drawing files 3 Chimney, 100 Ground floor, model, 101 Ground floor, carport, 109 Ground floor, slab, 110 Roof model, 112 Roof, 116 Roof upstand 5 In the Select List area, select General quantity lists and click Areas, overview. 6 Select the Default folder, the Unfinished Structure file and the Walls list and press OK to confirm. 7 In the Output area, select Screen printer and click Start. S XI E...

To set properties

Cubage Allplan

In the Tools palette, open the Basic Walls, Openings, Components module Architecture family . 1 Wall in the Tools palette, Create area. 3 In the Parameter, Attribute tab, click the button beside Catalog assignment. Material is automatically selected in the Attributes for quality selection dialog box further attributes are not required. Next, click the Material line in the right-hand column and select katlg1 in the Pull-down menus area of the Catalog assignment dialog box. 4 Enter the following...

To draw a rectangular slab opening

O Make drawing file 101 Ground floor slab active and set 3 Chimney, 100 Ground floor model and 109 Ground floor carportto edit mode. 0 If the chimney is to be hidden, make the layer AR_CHIMN visible. 1 Click Recess, Opening in Slab Plate Tools palette - gt Architecture family Basic Walls, Openings, Components module Create area . 4 Select the icon for a rectangular opening and enter 0.35 for the length and width of the opening. 5 Set the transport point to bottom right and click the bottom...

To calculate the sill height automatically

How Show Sill Height Plan

0 Open drawing file 100 Ground floor model again. 1 Click a corner of the window opening being labeled with the right mouse button and on the shortcut menu, select z i Sill Height Spec you can also find this tool in the Basic Walls, Openings, Components module, Create area . 3 Select Vertic in the Input options for the direction of lettering. 4 Click Prefix on the Context toolbar and enter the following SILL. This will appear in front of the value . 5 Switch to the text parameters and set the...