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CAD Fundamentals for Architecture by Elys John

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FROM START TO FINISH: THE BARCELONA PAVILION

The following six pages bring together the drawing, modelling and presentation techniques that have been explained throughout the book. This is an overview of the CAD processes demonstrated in the previous four tutorials, using as an example the celebrated Barcelona Pavilion by Mies van der Rohe.

TIP LAYERS

You may want to put each section on a different layer so you can model them separately in 3D. When presspulling objects it is often useful to separate drawn elements using layers.

STEP 1

First draw the outline of the pavilion using the given dimensions. Draw the column details 180/40 and place them at the centre points indicated in the plan. Ensure that column details are placed centre to centre, ...

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