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Modelling an Organic Roof


Learn how to create a building with a curved, organic roof with a matched curtain wall façade using Rhino and Revit!
Best for:

Designers looking to create buildings with a curved, organic roof and a triangulated façade.

Difficulty:
Duration:
2.5 Hours

Learning Objectives


  1. Learn how to Create a double-curved, undulating building form.
  2. Learn how to edit and control curves and surfaces using points.
  3. Learn how to create rectangular panelling on a surface.
  4. Learn how to export a Rhinoceros object into Revit and continue editing the form.

Course Modules



Create the initial building form by lofting between curves and editing the surfaces using free-form modelling.
  • 01 | Introduction
  • 02 | Editing the Building Curve
Learn how to convert a simple curved form into a double-curved façade.
  • 01 | Extract Isocurves
  • 02 | Edit Control Points
  • 03 | Copy and Overlap
  • 04 | Loft Between Curves
Learn how to create vertical curved openings in a straight façade.
  • 01 | Build Straight Facade
  • 02 | Extract and Split Isocurves
  • 03 | Rotate Isocurves
  • 04 | Loft Between Curves
Learn how to add thickness to each surface to give the building more stability.
  • 01 | Adding Thickness
Learn how to create glass facades to fill in the building gaps.
  • 01 | Plane Surface
  • 02 | Intersect Surfaces
  • 03 | Planar Surface
  • 04 | Thicken Surface
Learn how to create consistent, curved, rectangular panelling.
  • 01 | Extract Isocurves
Learn how to create vertical, alternating glass panelling.
  • 01 | Exporting the Project
  • 02 | Importing into Revit
  • 03 | Converting the Glass
A quick wrap-up of the course.
  • 01 | Previewing the Geometry

Skills and Careers




2D/3D Modelling


Complex Modelling


Digital Modelling


Facade Design


Free-form precision modelling


Panelling


Architectural Design


Evolving Architectures

These are some great careers that this course will prepare you for:

3D Modeller, Architect, Architectural And Urban Design Specialist, Architectural Assistant, Architectural Coordinator, Architectural visualiser, Computational Designer, Creative Design Assistant, Design Technology Specialist, Designer, Facades Consultant, Senior Designer

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Anycie Coorey


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