ROOFS

ROOFS

Roof by Surfaces

Roof by Surfaces Video: https://youtu.be/zG3Xzhpfz_A Instructions from Video: The automated roof tools in Envisioneer create an entire roof, comprising of many surfaces, all at one time. The Surfaces tool creates individual surfaces. In this tooltip, we will discuss...

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Flat Roofs

Flat Roofs Video: https://youtu.be/GWG29wowL68 Instructions from Video: We will create a flat roof surface and the parapet wall. The automated roof routines allow for a sloped roof but if you are creating a built-up roof you use the Surfaces tool. This is an advanced...

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Roof Tips

Roof Tips Video: https://youtu.be/ndBCKm5E0Tg Instructions from Video There are three ways to create a roof in Envisioneer. Roof By Perimeter is used if the shape of the house and the shape of the roof match. This tool will use the exterior wall shell to put a roof...

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Gable Ladder Framing

Gable Ladder Framing Video: https://youtu.be/fl_iYEDFD9g Instructions from video: When you design a roof you can specify the members and settings for the individual components of your stick framed roof. In our example today we have a roof that includes gables and we...

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Porch Roof

Porch Roof Video: https://youtu.be/B4augDhnVaI Instructions from Video: Creating a porch roof can be as easy as stretching the edge out of an existing roof to cover your porch or as simple as adjusting the roof type to be a double slope. Let's look at both options:...

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Gutters and Downspouts

Gutters and Downspouts Video: https://youtu.be/L0RdQHqwIKU Instructions from Video: Creating a truly accurate design is all about the details. Adding in Gutters and Downspouts will give you the final detail in both your elevations and your renderings. Visualizing the...

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Gable End Walls

Gable End Walls Video: https://youtu.be/JlgCLQy_ldU Instructions from the video: Gable end walls can be constructed in 3 different ways to suit your construction method of balloon framing, framing a gable end wall, or using a gable end truss. For our example model,...

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Creating Roofs (Video)

Creating Roofs (Video)

Envisioneer offers two quick methods to put a roof on a house. If the shape of the roof matches the exterior wall footprint then use Roof by Perimeter which automatically matches the shape of the roof to the house. If the roof deviates from the outline of the exterior...

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Roof Surfaces (Video)

Roof Surfaces (Video)

When a roof is first created it is a cohesive unit where each segment of the roof will update as changes are made to the individual sides. Roofs can be exploded into individual surface elements that can be changed independently of one another for more in-depth editing...

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