Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Layers for architectural design, part of Learning Vectorworks (2014).
…When creating complex architectural models,…it's important to be as organized as possible.…So you're not spending time fighting the program looking for objects, or…manually turning on and off objects to get your work done.…In this chapter we're going to build a small house with two floors.…So it's important to start an organized layer system and document setup.…Also in this chapter we're going to be using the architect workspace, so…make sure this is the active workspace as you begin drafting.…You'll need the tools found in…the architect workspace to complete this chapter.…However, some of the topics can be worked around.…
For example, in fundamentals, you do not have the option of underlaying a PDF file.…You can, however, underlay a JPEG.…Again, we're going to start in a blank drawing.…I'm going to go up to the Tools menu, and open up the Organization dialog box.…I'm going to make sure Design Layer-1 is selected, and click Edit.…And, I'm going to change the name of this to Scan 1.…I'm going to change the scale to 1:50.…
- Setting up your workspace
- Working with classes and layers
- Entering values
- Working with geometry
- Creating 3D objects
- Modeling architecture
- Texturing and lighting
- Adding annotations
- Creating viewports
- Printing and sharing
Skill Level Appropriate for all
AutoCAD 2015 Essential Trainingwith Scott Onstott8h 35m Beginner
AutoCAD Architecture Essential Trainingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 27m Intermediate
1. The Interface
2. Environment Conventions
3. Basic Geometry
4. Basic 3D Shapes
5. Architectural 3D Modeling
8. Viewports and Sheets
9. Printing and Sharing
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