2.1.C Setting the Project Orientation



Practice Exercise (Optional)

Download Practice File:  Starting Point

  1. Turn on the sun path and note the orientation of the building.
  2. In order to receive the same solar benefits this project had in the northern hemisphere, change the orientation of the building 180 degrees so that the opposite face of the building faces the sun.
  3. Observe that the sun path is still to the north of the project, however the opposite side of the building is facing north.

Tip: Be sure to be in a plan view and to be oriented to true north in view properties when you change the orientation.

When you have completed this exercise, you're model should look like this:

Download File:  Ending Point