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Building Information Modelling for Architecture Design Intermediate


This course is delivered by SquareOne Training

Online with tutor 

About this course:

After learning the basics, many users never get an opportunity to advance their skills due to the pressures of working in an architectural firm. And you are probably aware that you could be working smarter by how long it takes you to complete certain modelling tasks, compared to others. Does this sound like you?

  • Understand space planning and area analysis
  • Understand site modelling in
  • Use for early conceptual design
  • Represent several design alternatives in the same file

Areas covered:

  • Set up a site by linking CAD files to establish location information  
  • Understand coordinates and project orientation 
  • Understand the power of ’s space planning 
  • Work with tools for defining usable space   
  • Identify elevations of a site, import 3D contour data   
  • Assign materials to surfaces to identify roads, lakes, hills  
  • Add parking spaces & vegetation, render the site, create a parking space schedule  
  • Use massing to develop the shape and footprint of a building from scratch 
  • Add walls, roofs, curtain systems, and floors to a mass element 
  • Differentiate between existing, new and temporary elements of the building 
  • Create physical building elements from the concept model without redrawing 
  • Provide more realistic views of your design to help you visualise your work 
  • Create a walkthrough of your model and export to an AVI file 
  • Create an exploded view to explain a project or complex detail 
  • Graphically view sun locations and their impact on your project for early-stage analysis 

Course length:

Intermediate: 2 days 

The course cost is £708 per delegate
The course cost with Accelerate grant is £424.80 per delegate

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Cheshire and Warrington