ARCHICAD

ARCHICAD training based on our real-world experience

Our training is prepared and delivered by our team of experienced industry professionals.

Available online and face-to-face, our training focuses on preparing real architectural output.

familiarise

You’re new to ArchiCAD, or familiar with CAD/BIM programs and want to know the basics to get started in ArchiCAD.

Learn about:

  • Getting Started
  • Project Setup
  • Basic Modelling Workflows
  • Publishing Workflow

Everything you need to know to get you started.

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utilise

You’re a regular ArchiCAD user and want to know best practice workflows, workarounds for program limitations.

Learn about:

  • Woring smarter
  • Advanced modelling workflows
  • Typical drawings
  • Visualisation

Expand your knowledge and improve your productivity.

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specialise

You’re an experienced ArchiCAD user who wants to gain proficiency in specific architectural tasks.

Choose between projects such as:

  • Good housekeeping
  • File continuity
  • Basic GDL Scripting
  • Advanced workflows in a range of specific areas

The turbo boost for the power-user.

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customise

You’re special.

Talk to macinteract about custom training for you or your team.  Beginner or power user, we can design the best training programme, online, in our office or on site with you*

Custom built for you.

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By Field Guide or face-to-face: our training is developed to suit your needs.

online.

For beginner or guru, with our extensive online Field Guides library you can study in your own time and at your own pace.

our office.

Come to our office conveniently located in Surry Hills and close to Taylor Square.  Sessions are limited to 2 students by prior arrangement, so you get the most out of it.

your office.

We visit your office at a time that suits you. We can train a small group of your staff in a specific topic, or directly assist a team within their project file.

 

familiarise

You’re new to ARCHICAD, or familiar with CAD/BIM programs and want to get to grips with the basics to get started in ARCHICAD.  This online guide takes you through the essential elements of the programme to give you the perfect foundation to begin your BIM Journey.

It’s everything you need to know to get you started.

$199.00

Understanding ARCHICAD – course outline

Overview and Structure

  • Overview
  • ARCHICAD Terminology
  • File Structure

The ARCHICAD Environment

  • The Work Environment
  • Essential Palettes and Toolbars
  • Navigator and Organiser
  • Project Map
  • View Map
  • Layout Book
  • Publisher Map
  • Organisational Structure Summary

Navigating ARCHICAD

  • Navigation within Model Space
  • Arrow Tool
  • Marquee
  • Tool Default Settings Window

Tools Basics

  • Modelling Tools
  • Drawing Accuracy
  • Editing Basics
  • Editing 2D Elements
  • Objects and Library types
  • Story Levels
  • Editing 3D Elements
  • Understanding Elements Display
  • Sections and Elevations Basics
  • Doors & Windows
  • Zones
  • Annotation
  • Favorites
  • Attributes
  • Introduction to Attributes

Teamwork

 

utilise

You’re an early ArchiCAD user and want to know best practice workflows, workarounds for program limitations and top tips for working smarter in your new CAD environment.

Learn about:

  • Working smarter
  • Advanced modelling workflows
  • Typical drawings
  • Visualisation

Expand your knowledge and improve your productivity.

$199.00

 

Using ARCHICAD – course outline

Initial File Setup

  • Starting a New File
  • Initial Setup
  • Modelling Setup
  • Large Project file Setup
  • Layout Book Setup

Basic Modelling Workflows

  • Importing Consultants Drawings
  • Modelling the Site
  • Site Constraints Setup
  • Grid Setup

Stairs and Annotation

  • Create and Edit Stairs
  • Adding Supplementary 2D Information
  • Annotation

Publishing Workflow

  • Sections and Elevations Setup
  • Views Setup
  • Element Level Controls
  • Global Controls
  • View Map to Layout Book Production Workflow
  • Mark-ups
  • Revisions

specialise

You’re an experienced ArchiCAD user who wants to gain proficiency in specific architectural tasks.

The macinteract FIELD GUIDE sessions focus on stage / drawing package specific aspects features and workflows within ARCHICAD.  These individual field guides do not need to be studied in sequence facilitating their use as a reference whilst working on a real project. At the end of each guide, students will have a thorough understanding of the respective topic and will be able to apply best practices across various aspects of modelling in ARCHICAD.

from only $29.00

Custom Field Guides for the Guru among you!

 

Work Smarter

Smart Modelling

How to Draw an Apartment

Managing the Publisher

Advanced Modelling Workflows

Typical Drawings

Scheduling

Attribute management.

Using Add-ons

Visualisation

File exchange management.

customise

Not sure what you’re after – why not have macinteract come and talk to you in your office about your specific needs.

We can audit your existing staff and systems and give you the best advise on how to get you working more efficiently.