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Get Started with Project Detailing in Archicad

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▶︎ Format: self-paced online course
▶︎ Level: foundation
▶︎ Duration: 45 minutes
▶︎ Certification Points: 10 points ★

Learn how to create informative detail drawings in Archicad to add them to your documentation set. You will use various methods in Archicad to create 2D details and learn how to keep them updated throughout the project.

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Learning Objectives

The goal of this course is to give you an overall understanding about the process of creating detail drawings in Archicad. The focus is on getting comfortable with the various methods which can be used in Archicad to create details and understanding how details work. Besides learning how to create details, you will also learn how to manage them and keep them updated throughout the project. 

Target Audience

Archicad users who would like to get familiar with the basics of creating detail drawings in Archicad and understand the workflow of detailing. 


Table of contents

  • Concept of Details 
  • Creating Details 
  • Detail Content 
  • Managing Details 

    Recommended Learning

    Users taking this course should be familiar with the Archicad interface, able to navigate through projects confidently, and have an overall understanding of the basic modeling and documentation workflows. 

    Recommended learning: 

    • Get Started with Archicad 
    • Start Modeling with Archicad 
    • Get Started with Project Documentation in Archicad 

      Software Requirements

      Videos in this Learning Path have been created using the International language version of Archicad which means that the work environment and some of the content may be different if you are using a different language version or Archicad template file.

      To get the best training experience we recommend you to use latest Archicad version, however since this course is focusing on basic concepts you can follow the videos in earlier Archicad versions. Download Archicad here!


      Completing the all course materials in the Learning Path, including the quiz with a minimum of 60% achievement and filling out the satisfaction survey, will award you points towards achieving the Archicad BIM User Certification.

      Access Time Frame

      Enrolling in this course will grant you 180-day access to the training starting on the day of enrollment. After the 180 days have passed, you will be deactivated from accessing the content of the course.

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      Here is the course outline:

      1. Welcome

      In this module you will see the agenda and the table of contents of the course and learn how you will be able to use the exercise file to follow the course.

      2. Concept of Details

      Learn how details work in Archicad and understand the different methods which can be used to create them.

      3. Creating Details

      Put what you learned so far into practice and create your first set of details in Archicad using different methods.

      4. Detail Content

      Learn all about what a detail contains and how the content of the detail behaves to understand the key differences between the model and detail elements.

      5. Managing Details

      In this module, you will learn how to update your details to reflect the latest changes, annotate them to display additional information, and manage the links between the model and details.

      6. Conclusion

      Thank you for completing this training! Please fill out the anonymous satisfaction survey so we can continue improving our training materials!

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