Practical Architectural Modelling With AECOsim Building Designer is a step-by-step introduction to the basic tools and functionality of Bentley´s AECOsim Building Designer. It provides a fundamental overview of the building analysis and design software, as well as a detailed review of specific tools for advanced users.
This book is designed for both new and experienced architects and engineers. It covers a building design project from start to finish, beginning with a structural grid file and 2D plans and sections to creating buildings to finalizing drawings, schedules, and other outputs directly from the BIM model. Each chapter gives the reader a basic knowledge of individual aspects of AECOsim Building Designer and acts as a stand-alone reference guide for experienced users looking for a refresher. It includes in-depth exercises about building design, simulation, analysis, and documentation using
Bentley´s building information modeling (BIM) application.