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Create Complex Objects in Archicad - July 20, 2023

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▶︎ Format: trainer-led online course
▶︎ Level: advanced
▶︎ Duration: 3 hours (1 weeks)
▶︎ Language: English
▶︎ Certification Points: 50 points ★

Create complex library parts in Archicad without writing GDL codes. Learn how to create custom objects and other library parts such as doors, windows, and curtain wall panels. Understand how to customize these elements to create and manage your own custom Archicad Library.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will:

  • By the end of the course, you will:
  • Understand the Archicad Library concept
  • Create custom objects, doors, windows, curtain wall panels
  • Create and manage your own custom Archicad Library
  • Modify existing library parts to fit your needs
  • Find and manage third-party library parts

Target Audience

This course is suitable for BIM Authors, who are looking for improving their skills around creating custom Archicad Library Parts without being able to write code in GDL (Geometric Description Language) using only built-in Archicad functionalities, tips and tricks.

Time commitment

The course consists of live, trainer-led online sessions - each 3 hour long with breaks plus the time needed for completing the homework/quizzes.

Online Delivery Information

The online course will last for 1+2 weeks and it will include 2 live trainer-led sessions delivered on the Microsoft Teams platform. The live sessions will be recorded and will be available to watch on demand until 12 weeks after the conclusion of the last live meeting. Each live session is 3 hour long with breaks where the trainer will demonstrate various Archicad techniques, methods and workflows and answers your questions in the Q&A sessions. Participating in the live session is NOT mandatory however highly recommended to get the best training experience.

Quizzes and Tests

At the end of the live sessions, there will be a theoretical quiz and a practical Archicad test that can be completed until 2 weeks after the last live session. Completing the quiz and the practical test with a minimum score of 60% and filling out the Satisfaction survey you will be awarded points towards the Archicad BIM Author Certification.

Software Requirements

The exercise file in this course have been created using the International language version of Archicad 25 which means that the work environment and some of the content may be different if you are using a different language version. To be able to follow along with the trainer, please make sure to download Archicad 25!


Type Topics Date/Time Duration
Session 01 Live Meeting Create Custom Objects with Archicad Thursday, April 20, 14:00 CEST (Budapest) 3 hours with breaks

Recommended Learning

We recommend you to complete the following courses in order to be able to actively follow the trainer's presentation and demonstrations in Archicad:

Access Time Frame

You can access the course materials for an extra 12 weeks, counting from the conclusion of the last live meeting of the course. Within this time, you can access the course's assessments, download the exercise files and handouts or watch the recordings of the live meetings. After this, you will be deactivated from the course and will not be able to access any course materials.


Completing the course material, including the quizzes and assignments with a minimum score of 60% achievement and filling out the satisfaction survey, will award you points towards achieving the Archicad BIM Author Certification and a Certificate of Attendance in issues automatically in PDF format.

BIM Author Program

This course is part of Graphisoft's BIM Author Program that offers foundation and advanced level courses and learning paths that help you become a confident Archicad user and a Certified Archicad BIM Author. Learn more about the BIM Author Program here!

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Here is the course outline:


Sep 6

Get familiar with the course outline and the agenda. Download the exercise files and the handout documents to be able to follow the course along with the trainer.

Live Meetings and Recordings

Jul 19

Join the online, live sessions and watch the recordings if you cannot attend live.


Jul 20

Please complete the course quizzes as they are opening up after each live session.


Jul 20

Thank you for completing this training! Please fill out the anonymous satisfaction survey so we can continue improving our training materials!


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

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