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subsilly
11-03-2010, 11:35 AM
Hi Guys,

I've been using max for 4 or 5 years now and finally worked out where I want to point my passion so to speak.

Does anyone know of any good architectural tutorials where you use plans imported from autoCad (.dws file) to produce a building of some sorts.

Thanks Guys

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fartha
12-07-2010, 02:21 PM
I'm thinking the most simply way is extruding plans. I didn't have tutorials for this. Sorry.

scrimski
12-07-2010, 03:48 PM
Try CGarchitect.com But basically it's like said before - extruding and cutting holes. If you work with architects you may also get a lot of CAD data which needs to be cleaned of non 3ds Max helper objects or rewelding open faces, creating chamfered edges and such. Usually very basic stuff technique wise.

fartha
12-08-2010, 09:21 AM
I remember an official tutorial in the old versions of 3ds Max. Maybe you could find it here : http://images.autodesk.com/adsk/files/3ds_max_2008_tutorials_modeling.pdf
(I can't download it)

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