Archive for the ‘Coverings’ Category

Wall Coverings below openings

31 October 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

When you place a Wall Covering on a Wall with Openings set at the base of the wall (0mm / 0″) you may see some problems.  If the Covering is not configured correctly, the Cladding will fail to extend below the Openings. 31   In the example above, the left opening has no cladding below,

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Flip Covering

27 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 17, ArchiCAD 18, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you place a Cadimage Covering in a wall and wish you had placed it on the other side of the wall, you can change the size with the new feature:   For ARCHICAD 20     For ArchiCAD 19 and older  


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Fascia Edge position

26 October 2016 Soto No Comments
ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

The Cadimage Roof Coverings tool now has the option to edit the position of the Fascia Edge in the settings   For ARCHICAD 20     For ARCHICAD 19


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Cadimage Covering Shadows

29 September 2016 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ARCHICAD 20, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Would you like the coverings to cast shadows in 3D? Select your coverings, open the settings. Under the Display Options change the Shadow settings to either Model View Options or Use local Settings. If you select “Use Local Settings” tick both Cladding and Trims. For MVO, you’ll need to tick the Cladding and Trims under

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Cadimage – Roof Edges

6 June 2016 Campbell Yule No Comments
20Days, ARCHICAD 20, Coverings

While the major focus for the Cadimage Team has been the UI Update of our Libraries we have also used the opportunity to add a few features to a number of our more popular Tools. The first improvement we have made is in relation to our Roof Coverings Tool. While we have improved our GDL

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How to add extra downpipes

6 May 2016 Cadimage No Comments
Coverings, Tip of the Day

If you need an extra down pipe on your Cadimage Roof Covering? That’s easy, select the ArchiCAD roof and insert a new node. The Cadimage Roof Covering will allow you to attach  two downpipes on every side of the node. The only thing you have to do now is, click on the pink hotspot on

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Wall Covering Cladding types

4 May 2016 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

There are 11 types of Wall Cladding available in Cadimage Coverings: This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):  


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Scheduling Wall Coverings areas

15 March 2016 James Service 3 Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 19, Coverings, Tip of the Day

Cadimage Wall Coverings have the ability to model multiple different cladding or siding materials on the same wall structure, with a bit of digging in the ArchiCAD interactive schedule Additional Parameters you can pull out the area of each cladding type. These of can then be added and used for costings and construction investigations. Create the

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Avoid Wall Covering untidiness…

7 December 2015 Joshua Osborne No Comments
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

Avoid a situation like this with Wall Coverings in ARCHICAD:   In Layout> Ignore Shape Detail near Ends you can set a distance where the Covering can ignore the shape detail of the model: This was introduced following ARCHICAD 17 to allow the control of the connection as walls now clash rather than mitre. By

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Roof Covering Cladding types

2 November 2015 Joshua Osborne 1 Comment
ArchiCAD, ArchiCAD 18, ArchiCAD 19, Cadimage, Coverings, Tip of the Day, Tools

There are six types of Roof Cladding available in Cadimage Coverings: This is what they look like in 3D (Cinerender with White Model effect):  


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