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Curved Building envelope with variable thickness

Maurice 2017-04-11 15:12:22


Here's an interesting Technical support issue that I wanted to share with our Edificius users

QUESTION:
I need to create a Building envelope where one side is straight and the other curved.

ANSWER:
To model this kind of wall, you simply need to follow these few steps:
1] draw the envelope object in the desired level;
2] select it;
3] in the "Properties" toolbox select "VARIABLE THICKNESS";
4] select the vertices and assign the desired thickness:

5] now select the segment that you want to convert to "curve";
6] select "Edit" > "Convert to Arc";
7] modify its position from the centre point and assign a curvature radius: