1000 Abernathy Road NE Building 400 Suite 194
Atlanta, GA 30328
9:00 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014
Please join us in Atlanta on Feburary 18th and 19th to meet your new local GRAPHISOFT team and to get hands-on ArchiCAD Training with up to 13 AIA CES credits!Computers and software will be provided for this hands-on training. Refreshments include morning and afternoon snacks and beverages, and a catered lunch.
February 18th: ArchiCAD & BIM Workflow
Fundamentals (6.5 AIA CES)
This interactive, hands-on training course introduces basic Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques and collaboration concepts. At the conclusion of the course, attendees will have a working understanding of BIM basics and the skills needed for adopting a streamlined BIM workflow. Topics include:Launching the ProgramWorking with the InterfaceSelection TechniquesCommon TechniquesBuilding the ModelWorking with WallsArchiCAD 3DWindow & Door ToolsUsing Editing ToolsFavoritesStory SettingsTrace ReferenceFoundationMagic Wand First Floor SlabPlacing ColumnsPlacing BeamsPlacing ObjectsComplex ProfilesSecond StoryRoofSection/Elevation MarkersLayersLibrary ManagementKeyboard Shortcuts
Learning objectives – attendees will learn:Basic 3D modeling techniquesThe basics of adopting a streamlined BIM workflowDifferent modes of collaboration across the AEC disciplines and to create document deliverablesHow to utilize the BIM Server which allows instant group collaboration within a single project. February 19th: Intermediate Training for ArchiCAD (6.5 AIA CES)
ArchiCAD Intermediate Training is for new users that have attended the ArchiCAD Fundamentals training on February 18th (see above), or for current ArchiCAD users who are looking to enhance their skills.
Topics covered during the training include:Utilizing the Morph ToolUsing sections and elevations to see how a model is put togetherEnhanced detailingUnderstanding worksheets and best practices for adding notes and storing them as visual favoritesImproving workflow through customized settings and element attributesCustomizing and creating unique wall composites, fills, building materials, surfaces, and how to import/export these elementsLearn the importance of organization when documenting and designing your model with project map, view map, layout, and publisherCreating layouts, title blocks, auto text, and updating layoutsThe importance of template creation and how to create a new template
Learning objectives – attendees will:Learn how to use the Morph Tool to create custom objectsUnderstand the benefits of a customized work environment by incorporating layouts and templatesIdentify best practices for an improved workflow through customized settings and element attributesLearn the benefits of creating custom layouts, settings, element attributes, and title blocks. About the Instructor: Veleda Snyder, GRAPHISOFT BIM ConsultantFor more than 14 years, Veleda Snyder has been implementing and training ArchiCAD to architectural and construction companies. She first began as an ArchiCAD user, and had the opportunity to implement automated material calculations for various companies using ArchiCAD. This allowed her reach out to other ArchiCAD users and provide training, technical support, template development, and project assistance. Veleda has a diverse background, from working with log home companies, high-end residential homes, schools, and medical facilities. This experience has helped her define best practices and methodologies for integrating BIM into everyday workflows for the architecture and construction industry.
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