Vectorworks Building Information Modeling (Architect) 2019




This course is an introduction to using Building Information Modeling (BIM) with Vectorworks Architect and has been designed to teach the concepts of BIM and how to use Vectorworks Architect in the most productive way.

In this course you will draw a simple two story project that will teach you the basics of BIM. We will start with the first principle and work through creating a Building Model that will allow us to create plans, sections and elevations. We will progress through site modeling, solar studies, rendering 3D views, internal room elevations and details.

By the end of the course attendees should be able to create a Building Information Model and create drawings from it.

Course Outline:

Session 1 – Setting Up the Project

Session 2 – Concept Modelling

Session 3 – Creating the Building

Session 4 – Creating Doors and Windows

Session 5 – Internal Fixtures

Session 6 – Creating Drawings and Exporting BIM Information

Course Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to start a project and set up the file.
  • Learn how to use the Vectorworks modeling tools for conceptual design.
  • Learn how to create a building.
  • Learn how to create and control window and door styles.
  • Learn how to place internal fixtures and learn where to find the resources.
  • Learn how to create and link drawings together.
  • Learn how to create reports and export BIM Information

Course Features

Lectures: 27
Duration: 50 hours
Skill level: All level
Assessments: Yes

(Please note that the price is in NZ$ and includes GST)