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asked 2018-06-27 08:09:38 -0500

andreea gravatar image

updated 2018-06-27 09:46:04 -0500

does anyone know how I can make the geometry of a building that has a slab, and on the current levels there are "modular dwellings" so that between them are generated free spaces, voids through which natural light can enter the interior of the building.image description

I tried to do the slab with component block, but is not ok. i need to do it with building block but I can not because it automatically generates walls.

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answered 2018-07-24 14:06:40 -0500

blucu gravatar image

Hello, try drawing in openstudio then export the model in .xml format then import to DB, more easy draw the geometry

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answered 2018-07-25 04:14:44 -0500

Dave gravatar image

First take a look at the relevant geometry tutorials, which you can access free via the DesignBuilder website. You need to understand what you can and cannot do with component blocks and how they affect things like shading and reflection in the model. This is also described in a tutorial. Also review the relevant information in the Help file which has the most comprehensive and up to date information. If you have a licence and are still struggling with it you should raise a support ticket.

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thank you for the answers, they have been useful to me!

andreea gravatar imageandreea ( 2018-07-26 02:37:24 -0500 )edit

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