GDL in Daily Work


Date: Thursday, 16th June, 2016
Time: 10.30 - 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.00
Room: K 219

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Keywords:  3D modeling, ARCHICAD Library element, basic GDL syntax, User Interface creation

Software in use: ARCHICAD

Tutors: Gergely FEHÉR, Dominika BOBÁLY, Gergely HÁRI, James BADCOCK

Expected skills: basic ARCHICAD


The course offers knowledge about the basic building blocks of a library, the connection between library parts and ARCHICAD,  by also giving you a strong starting platform to take your GDL  skill to the next level in the future.

  • Libraries: structure, management, loaded and embedded library differences
  • Library part identification, structure
  • Basic GDL syntax, sneak-peek to general programming structures
  • Simple furniture objects: 2D symbol and 3D model creation
  • The correct handling of attributes
  • Parameter handling, parameter connections in practice
  • Graphical editing
  • Graphical user interface creation


By the end of the sessions you will have your own library including a fully parametric table and chair object, and the ability to create more complex elements based on the experience of the workshop.

Max number of participants: 20

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