ARCHICAD 17 New Features – Slab Reference Plane

ARCHICAD 17 offers a one-of-a-kind, BIM-based construction documentation solution. It simplifies the modeling and documentation of buildings even when the model contains an unprecedented level of detail.

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Slab reference planes

This video clip explains ArchiCAD's Slab Reference Plane concept. ArchiCAD 17 introduces the Slab Reference Plane concept. This is a horizontal plane that will be used to create the slab and it can be defined as one of four special surfaces of the slab…

Slab reference planes: changing reference levels

This video clip presents how to modify the reference planes of slabs. The positioning of a Slab in a building is defined by the elevation value of the slab reference plane, ... and by the exact location of the reference plane within the slab body. More…

Slab reference planes: 3D display and use

This video clip explains how to work with the slab reference plane in the 3D view. Starting from ArchiCAD 17, slabs also have Reference Planes just like Walls and Beams do. Similarly to walls and beams, the reference plane of the selected slabs is also…