FAQ

I have a specific project-related question. Can ArchiEd help me?

We provide personal consultation or ‘request a tutorial’ videos, depending on your project needs.

Personal consultation is real time professional tutorial using your particular project as Robert helps you navigate through troubleshooting your question. 

A video tutorial is a prepared video (up to 10 minutes duration) that is sent to you along with the video transcript. This will also be made available as a video tutorial on the ArchiEd website and Youtube to assist others who may have a similar question.      

Does ArchiEd provide in-house, tailored courses to suit the training needs of my business?

ArchiEd can provide an online training package tailored to your business training needs. For all business training enquiries please contact:

Australian enquiries: learning@archied.com.au  

International enquiries: learning@archi-ed.com 

What if I can't attend the course during the scheduled dates? Will it be offered again?

ArchiEd will be running multiple training courses each year. These courses will be updated as required with ArchiCAD updates and revisions, or as new information and practices become available. Offerings for each course are currently available every 3 to 6 months. These may be offered more frequently upon request or as need arises.

To keep in the loop, please contact us with your interest for a particular course and we will contact you when the course you're interested in is open for enrolment. 

Australian enquiries: learning@archied.com.au  

International enquiries: learning@archi-ed.com 

How long does the course run for?

Access to the course content will be made available from enrolment close date for the 3 months following. The content can be viewed as many times as desired during this time. 

What if I need to cancel my enrolment? 

Please contact us with further information regarding your enrolment cancellation to:

Australian enquiries: learning@archied.com.au  

International enquiries: learning@archi-ed.com 

How much does a course cost?

Each course may vary in its cost, due to its content and length. Please refer to the courses page for more information on offerings and price. 

Are your free video tutorials the same as your courses? 

No. Although we do offer a wide variety of free video tutorials on ArchiEd and YouTube, the courses we have developed are comprehensive, step-by-step, and provide all the information in one place for the subject you have enrolled in. The courses will be delivered via video tutorials, with supplemental downloadable materials. In addition to this, ArchiEd will provide you with professional learning support and peer interaction during course time, helping you to gain the most out of your learning experience.

What makes our courses different?

Robert is highly acclaimed for his easy-to-understand approach to ArchiCAD techniques, teaching a unique methodology applicable to both beginners and advanced ArchiCAD students and professionals.

Benefits and Inclusions

  • Video tutorials
  • Step by step command prompts for technical procedures
  • Written transcript of video tutorial
  • Unlimited pause and playback of tutorials for the extent of the course enrolment dates
  • Access to learning support with Robert Mann and your peers via the course forum

What is ArchiCAD?

Archicad is a marketing leading BIM tool for designing buildings from concept to construction.

What operating system does ArchiCAD require?

Archicad performs similarly on both MacOS & Windows systems. 

What are the minimum system requirements for ArchiCAD?

Compatible, but not tested Operating Systems

Incompatible Operating Systems (ARCHICAD cannot be installed)

  • Windows Vistaand older
  • Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite and older
  • The latest updates are required to be installed on all Operating Systems
  • Only 64-bit Operating Systems are supported
  • HiDPI display support is not available on Windows 8.1 and on older versions

What are the recommended system requirements for ArchiCAD?

Recommended Operating Systems

Notes

  • The latest updates are required to be installed on all Operating Systems
  • Only 64-bit Operating Systems are supported
  • HiDPI display support is not available on Windows 8.1 and on older versions

 What are the minimum hardware requirements for ArchiCAD?

Minimum hardware

  • Processor: 64-bit processor with two cores
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Hard disk space: 5 GB or more is required for the installation
  • Graphics card: OpenGL 3.2 compatible graphics card
  • Display: A resolution of 1366 x 768 or higher

What are the recommended hardware requirements for ArchiCAD 22?

  • Processor: 64-bit processor with four or more cores
  • RAM: 16 GB or more is recommended; for complex, detailed models 32 GB or more may be required
  • Hard disk: installing ARCHICAD on a SSD (or Fusion) drive is recommended; 5 GB free disk space is required for the installation, 10 GB or more is required per active project
  • Graphics card: Dedicated OpenGL 3.2 compatible graphics card with on board memory of 1024 MB or more is recommended to fully exploit hardware acceleration capabilities. You can find a list of recommended graphics cards at: http://www.graphisoft.com/videocards
  • Display: A resolution of 1440 x 900 or higher is recommended
You can find more details about recommended hardware on Help Center.

How frequently is ArchiCAD updated?

ArchiCAD 22 is the latest version available, with a new version expected to be released every year. New builds of each version are often updated frequently to rectify system and compatibility issues.

What is BIM?

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the digital 3D modeling visualisation of a real-life building. It is a virtual tool for simulating physical construction information: components, services, and processes.

Who is BIM for?

BIM technologies allow a wide variety and building industry professionals, owners, and users to design, document, co-ordinate, build, and manage the ongoing maintenance of a building project from concept through its entire life cycle.