On-Demand Archicad for Interiors

Estimated Duration: 3h
Accreditation: 3 AIA LUs
Price: $250
Level: Intermediate


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Discover how to leverage your Archicad model for interior documentation and compelling graphics.

In this online course, we will be using Archicad to organize sketches, ideas and materials inside a single design file to utilize for presentation.

This course is intended for intermediate Archicad users who already have an understanding of basic modeling and documentation techniques.


Interiors Overview (10m)

Model Navigation + Setup (45m)

  • Navigating the 3d
  • 3d Styles
  • Cutaway + Marquee Tools
  • Color plan, sections + elevations
  • 3d documents + diagrams

Developing the Idea (45m)

  • Concept and Idea boards
  • Worksheets
  • Importing .dwg .pdf .jpg
  • Building interior elevations
  • 2D annotation
  • Wall finishes

Custom design (60m)

  • Archicad Parametric Objects
  • Setting client expectations
  • Importing objects (.gsm .skp, rhino, .rfa)
  • Object editing/creation
  • Morph tool basics
  • Object storage and management

Creating custom surfaces (35m)

  • Choosing the right image
  • Adjusting in the surface settings
  • Custom fills

Export for presentation (10m)

  • Linked PDF
  • BIMx setup and presentation
  • Sketch/Cinerender quick tips for setup


Learning Objectives
By the end of this course, attendees will:

  1. Benefit from the integrated 3D and 2D documentation to quickly create 3D perspectives, interior elevations and VR explorations
  2. Import project ideas and presentation materials
  3. Utilize 3D styles and colored elevations and sketch rendering options for unique graphic representations
  4. Create custom surfaces and objects for use in multiple projects.
Other Information


  • This Remote Training is intended for intermediate Archicad users who already have an understanding of basic modeling and documentation techniques.

Other Information

  • This course will explore tools and techniques using the current version of the software (earlier versions will not be demonstrated)
  • Where this event is a Remote Learning (Live Webinar) Event: A recording of the session will be available to registrants for 30 days after the event
  • Where this course is being undertaken On-Demand (through online video recordings): You will have 6 months’ access to the course materials.
  • SSA Membership Discount: SSA Members use Coupon Code SSAPROMO to receive 20% off at Checkout
  • Refunds: Please see our FAQs page.

Before you begin, please download your Course Materials below:

Simply double click on the downloaded ZIP folder to open the contents.

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Paydrian Arvie
Posted 3 weeks ago

Good info.

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Erin Telford
Posted 4 months ago
Very Informative

A bit long, but lots of great content.

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About your Presenter

Leeswann Bolden is an independent architectural and urban design consultant, who provides training to architectural professionals on behalf of GRAPHISOFT North America.