ARCHICAD Beams are horizontal or inclined construction elements with vertical end faces. Basic beams have a rectangular cross-section, but you can also use a Complex Profile.

Horizontal beams can be straight or curved. Like other construction elements, a Beam’s essential structure derives from its Building Material, defined in Beam Tool Settings.

Beam Reference Axis

Beam Display on the Floor Plan

Create a Beam

Create a Hole in a Beam

How to Change Angle of Beam End Faces

Beams and Other Elements

Place a Wall/Column/Beam with a Complex Profile

Beam Tool Settings