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AIA CES ArchiCAD Training in Atlanta

GRAPHISOFT North America

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

AIA CES ArchiCAD Training in Atlanta

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
ArchiCAD & BIM Workflow-Fundamentals for 6.5 AIA CES
Choose this option to sign up just for this class on May 5th.
Ended $300.00 $0.00
Intermediate Training for ArchiCAD for 6.5 AIA CES
Choose this option to sign up just for this class on May 6th.
Ended $300.00 $0.00
Attend Both Days for 13 AIA CES
Choose this option if you'd like to sign up for BOTH classes.
Ended $500.00 $0.00

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Event Details

ArchiCAD Training


Please join us in Atlanta on May 5th and 6th at Microtek to meet your local GRAPHISOFT team and to get hands-on ArchiCAD Training with up to 13 AIA CES credits!


Computers and software will be provided for this hands-on training. Refreshments include morning and afternoon snacks and beverages, and a catered lunch.

May 5th: ArchiCAD & BIM Workflow
Fundamentals (6.5 AIA CES)

This interactive, hands-on training course introduces basic Building Information Modeling (BIM) techniques and collaboration concepts. At the conclusion of the course, attendees will have a working understanding of BIM basics and the skills needed for adopting a streamlined BIM workflow. Topics include:

  • Launching the Program
  • Working with the Interface
  • Selection Techniques
  • Common Techniques
  • Building the Model
  • Working with Walls
  • ArchiCAD 3D
  • Window & Door Tools
  • Using Editing Tools
  • Favorites
  • Story Settings
  • Trace Reference
  • Foundation
  • Magic Wand
  • First Floor Slab
  • Placing Columns
  • Placing Beams
  • Placing Objects
  • Complex Profiles
  • Second Story
  • Roof
  • Section/Elevation Markers
  • Layers
  • Library Management
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

Learning objectives – attendees will learn:

  • Basic 3D modeling techniques
  • The basics of adopting a streamlined BIM workflow
  • Different modes of collaboration across the AEC disciplines and to create document deliverables
  • How to utilize the BIM Server which allows instant group collaboration within a single project.


May 6th: Intermediate Training for ArchiCAD (6.5 AIA CES)
ArchiCAD Intermediate Training is for new users that have attended the ArchiCAD Fundamentals training on February 18th (see above), or for current ArchiCAD users who are looking to enhance their skills.
Topics covered during the training include:

  • Utilizing the Morph Tool
  • Using sections and elevations to see how a model is put together
  • Enhanced detailing
  • Understanding worksheets and best practices for adding notes and storing them as visual favorites
  • Improving workflow through customized settings and element attributes
  • Customizing and creating unique wall composites, fills, building materials, surfaces, and how to import/export these elements
  • Learn the importance of organization when documenting and designing your model with project map, view map, layout, and publisher
  • Creating layouts, title blocks, auto text, and updating layouts
  • The importance of template creation and how to create a new template

Learning objectives – attendees will:

  • Learn how to use the Morph Tool to create custom objects
  • Understand the benefits of a customized work environment by incorporating layouts and templates
  • Identify best practices for an improved workflow through customized settings and element attributes
  • Learn the benefits of creating custom layouts, settings, element attributes, and title blocks.


About the Instructor: Veleda Snyder, GRAPHISOFT BIM Consultant

For more than 14 years, Veleda Snyder has been implementing and training ArchiCAD to architectural and construction companies.  She first began as an ArchiCAD user, and had the opportunity to implement automated material calculations for various companies using ArchiCAD. This allowed her reach out to other ArchiCAD users and provide training, technical support, template development, and project assistance.  Veleda has a diverse background, from working with log home companies, high-end residential homes, schools, and medical facilities.  This experience has helped her define best practices and methodologies for integrating BIM into everyday workflows for the architecture and construction industry.

Have questions about AIA CES ArchiCAD Training in Atlanta? Contact GRAPHISOFT North America

When & Where

8848 Red Oak Boulevard, Suite H
Building 400, Suite 194
Charlotte, NC 28217

Monday, May 5, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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