The Global ARCHICAD Community

Stay informed. Get help. Share your knowledge.

View only topic: Collection of Best Practices edited by the moderator. (Please post your tips into one of the topics under section II.)

Moderators: ejrolon, Barry Kelly, Karl Ottenstein, LaszloNagy, gkmethy

User avatar
By kliment
#201254
This vault is quite easy to build with standard AC tools!

If you spend some time to define the geometry in 2D it is usually possible to build what you want. We cannot expect to have a tool for every shape we conceive. There is not a vault tool in 3dsMax either, but nobody complaints! ;)

Complex profile is the right approach for it!
Attachments
Vault.jpg
User avatar
By rob2218
#201256
wow....impressive sir.
you will have to share your secrets on how you did this...perhaps a step-by-step tut?
User avatar
By Emyl001
#201257
I think, this is possible with the Complex Profile tool. Define the geometry in 2D (the sinusoidal shape), then apply to a wall and draw a circle wall. If it's not represent correct in plan (to be seen from above), rotate in 3D and save as object.
Also could be drawing with the Profile add-on.
Is that correct?
My opinion.
If I want to apply to a roof, and place a skylight, is possible?
User avatar
By rob2218
#201258
Looking for a step-by-step here guys.....can anyone give us one?
By andro55
#201259
Maybe this can help you:
at point 5. Side View, Azimuth 90°
Attachments
CP_Guastavino Vault.jpg
User avatar
By rob2218
#201260
Excellent step-by-step sir......Kudos to you!!
thank you.