Roof Structure

Posted: May 26, 2011 in C4D Tips & Tricks

In this tip im am going to show you the link between ArchiCAD 14 and C4D R 12 . How one can export an object from Ac14 and edit it in C4D .

Roof Free-Form

1. We have a simple house and what we are going to do here is go into the ArchiCAD 14 3D window and select the roof .

2. Here we shall export the selected patio roof slab to C4D using the Edit Selection option cause we only want to make changes to the roof.

3. In C4D it automatically opens the entire  model but only the selected slab roof will be editable

4. We have used the Bezier NURBS object to free form the room and have come out with this result .

5. Now we are finished in C4D and we are going to send the changes back to AC 14 .

6. So when you send the object back to AC14 it saves it as a new object that is editable .

7. Here is the object selection box to show you that the object is editable .

8. The floor plan where we can see the plan of the patio roof  and sections and elevation lines .

9. As you can see here is the long section through the new roof .

10. As you can see here is the short section through the new roof .

11. This is what the elevation looks like .

So as we come to an end just a quick wrap up .

Using the combination of ArchiCAD 14 and C4D is a great help to AC uses ,cause the free form usage of C4D takes everything to the next level in visualization and architectural industry .


MAXON’s YouTube Channel Reaches New Heights

MAXON’s YouTube channel surpasses 10,000 subscribers and 3 million video views.

Leading 3D software developer MAXON Computer today announced that its  YouTube channel has attracted over ten thousand subscribers and over 3 million video views.

Focused on MAXON’s professional yet easy to use 3D modeling, painting, rendering and animation software CINEMA 4D, the MaxonC4D channel offers over 200 videos covering tutorials, feature overviews, quick tips, breathtaking reels from leading artists across the globe, CINEMA 4D demo reels as well as answers to frequently asked questions posted at the channel.

Harald Schneider, CTO at MAXON, said: “We’re excited to reach over ten thousand subscribers on our MaxonC4D YouTube channel. CINEMA 4D is the leading tool for creating 3D motion graphics, so video is the perfect way for our users to see the latest amazing work done with CINEMA 4D and to pick up tips, techniques and ideas from around the world.”

The MaxonC4D channel is also home to over 300 favorited videos from other channels featuring work created with help from MAXON’s CINEMA 4D software. From advanced character rigs to stunning architectural renderings and state-of-the-art motion graphics, no 3D stone is left unturned.

While the new heights mark a milestone for the MaxonC4D YouTube channel, MAXON’s alternative ways of reaching out to its customers are also gathering pace, for example via RSS feeds and now over 60 video podcasts for quick CINEMA 4D tips on the go. Not least of all, MAXON has published over 1,500 tweets with over 6,000 followers onTwitter, and the MAXON Facebook channel has been liked over 4,500 times.


Posted: May 20, 2011 in C4D Tips & Tricks


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