Designing buildings

Floors and slabs

DesignSeries.pngCreating floors


Workspace: Path


Architect: AEC

Landmark: Landmark > Architectural

Spotlight: Spotlight > Architectural

The Floor command can be used to create not only floors, but also decks, patios, stages, platforms, and lofts. The command converts any 2D drawing object into a hybrid (2D/3D) object of any shape and thickness. The source object must be flat and must also be parallel to the active layer plane.

To create a floor:

Select the 2D object to turn into a floor.

Select the command.

The Create Floor dialog box opens.

Click to show/hide the parameters.Click to show/hide the parameters.



Bottom Z

Specifies the distance above the active layer plane that the floor will begin (the Bottom Z height). In most cases, use the default of 0, which starts the floor on the active layer plane.


Sets the floor thickness

Framing a floor


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