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paul minottoBest Approach
by on May 2, 2015 at 7:17:06 pm

I'm trying to reproduce this house that was modeled in Vectorworks. I'm not interested in the line quality, just the basic 3d forms.

Would i start with a spline for the floor plan and then extrude for the walls? If so, the wall height is variable, how would i create the part that meets the roof?
And the roof, what would be the best way to model that?


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Brian JonesRe: Best Approach
by on May 3, 2015 at 12:32:09 am

make the extruded walls high enough for the highest point (or higher) then use the roof (or a copy of the roof) to cut the walls (with a Boole) - then you just remove the extra part left over at the top.
Modelling the roof depends on what it's shape really is because there are a lot of ways that could be used.

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paul minottoRe: Best Approach
by on May 4, 2015 at 9:15:52 pm

Thanks for your help Brian.

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