The Shell in ARCHICAD is a real building element with a wide range of creative uses. Use it to model elements ranging from a building’s entire exterior to a single custom object.

About Shells

Extruded Shells

Revolved Shells

Ruled Shells

Sample Workflows for Shell Creation

Graphical Editing of Shells

Create Hole in Shell

Edit Shell Hole

Define Shell Contour

Customize Edge of Shell or Edge of Shell Hole

Trim Elements to Roof or Shell