How to create a wall opening with round arch

In this Video-Tutorial we show, how you can create a wall opening with round arch in the 3D CAD house planning software cadvilla. Please note that some of the functions in this Video-Tutorial are not available in the product version cadvilla basic. The basic workflow: In the first step we select the desired wall, in… … »»»

How to define the environment

In this Video-Tutorial we show you how you can define the size of the environment in the 3D CAD house planning software cadvilla. The predefined standard environment (environment size) on the layer environment has a size of 50 x 50m. The basic workflow: To select the environment in a project we have to select it… … »»»

Door frames

With a few exceptions, for example entrance doors with side panels or sliding doors , doors consist of the filling 3D object only. These are standard 3D objects with some additional information. Frames are generated by the software if needed. The door dialog contains settings for block and enclosure frames.

Opening direction and hinges of windows and doors

Opening direction of windows and doors is defined during input, based on the position of the cursor relative to the wall axis. With the context menu of the right mouse button when a window or door is selected opening and hinge direction of doors can be easily changed. Hinges of windows can be edited in… … »»»

Using windows and window constructions from the catalog

Windows and window constructions have their own catalogs from which you can select the needed type during input or later. The video shows how you can choose a new type:

Scaling windows, change window size

There are two types of windows, those made of fixed 3D Objects like other elements from the 3D catalog and so called window constructions which are generated by the software based on the current properties. Even when you change the size of a window both variants show a different behaviour. I you change the size… … »»»