Modeling Building Elements

BIM for Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Curriculum

Learning Objectives

After completing this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Create a basic building model containing essential elements, such as walls, doors, windows, and roofs.
  • Understand how to place walls and choose wall types.
  • Place wall-hosted elements, such as doors and windows, and set their height and other properties.
  • Appreciate how to create floor and roof elements by sketching their boundaries and choosing their types.