Frameless Glass Balustrade and Screen 22

Frameless Glass Balustrade and Screen 22

GDL Objects
While recently introduced ARCHICAD Railing Tool provides amazing modeling solutions, it still has many limitations. These became apparent to me when trying to create a frameless glass balustrade, the type often used for pool fencing. This is why I decided to create my own object to do just that. Object is fully parametric and has multiple fixing options. Also great for shower screens. Download "Frameless Glass Balustrade and Screen 22" here.
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Room Name and Dimension Label 19

Room Name and Dimension Label 19

GDL Objects
While I encourage users to use ARCHICAD Zone Tool for room labels, sometimes a bit of text and a room dimension is all you need. This is why I created a tool that shows the room name as well as the dimensions based on the area specified. Perfect for design sketches and before construction documentation when intelligence of Zones comes into play. Option for millimeters, meters and inches available. Download "Room Name and Dimension Label 19" here.
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Using Grid Lines as Boundary

Tips and Tricks
Great thing about ARCHICAD is that there is always more than one way to do the same thing. I posted this back in 2014 and find this is still the best way to draw lot boundaries. Grids are visible in plans, 3Ds, elevations and sections. They can also be toggled on/off within each view if needed. Remember that grid lines do not have to be straight, so curved boundaries are not an issue! Watch the video ...
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