Tutorials for LAND4 for use with ARCHiCAD®

Here you can find videos on:

Learn how to install LAND4 for ARCHICAD

1. Installation

How to download your license file, and install LAND4 on your machine.

Video on menu palettes and objects in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

2. Menus, palettes and objects

A short introduction to LAND4 menus, palettes, and objects.

Video on basic spot level configuration in LAND4 for ARCHCICAD

3. Spot Level Configuration

How to create new spot levels and move and change existing ones – in both 2D and 3D.

Video on spot level settings in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

4. Spot level settings

An overall introduction to the LAND4 palette, LAND4 Object settings, and LAND4 Model View Options.

Videon on the tool Fall Palette in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

5. Fall palette

The specifics of the LAND4 palette introduced in the Spot level setting tutorial (4).

Videon on fall lines in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

6. Fall lines

Learn about placing fall lines, their default settings and how and where to change them.

Video on two-point interpolation in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

7. Two-point interpolation

How to interpolate new spot level (child) from two existing ones (parents) – and why this feature will save you a lot of time.

Video on dependencies in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

8. Dependencies

How to tell interpolated child spot levels from their parents, show dependency lines and break dependencies.

Video on three-point interpolation in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

9. Three-point interpolation

How to interpolate new spot level (child) from three existing ones (parents).

Video on gradient interpolation in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

10. Gradient interpolation

How to define starting point (parent spot level), set the fixed fall percentage and place new, interpolated spot levels (children).

Video on Constant gradient interpolation in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

11. Constant gradient interpolation

How to define starting point (parent spot level), set the fixed fall percentage and fall direction and place new, interpolated spot levels (children).

Video on LANDSurface in LAND4 for ARCHICAD part one of two

12. LANDSurface 1/2

How to create a dynamic terrain model – your LANDSurface – from spot levels, and insert and change the appearance of contour lines.

Video on ridge lines in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

13. Ridge lines

How to create ridge lines offering you enhanced control over your terrain model – your LANDSurface. Also, see how to show triangulation.

Video on ridge lines settings in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

12. Ridge line settings

A short introduction to ridge line configuration: Object default settings and Model View Options.

Second video on LANDSurface in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

15. LANDSurface 2/2

How to create holes in your LANDSurface using Slab and Fill, add new spot levels, add ridge lines, and how to turn a LANDSurface into a mesh if needed.

Video on gravity feature in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

16. Gravity tool

How to use the LAND4 gravity tool to place spot levels and rigde lines on to an existing LANDSurface.

Video on how to import XYZ data in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

17. Import of XYZ data

How to import (surveyor) XYZ data into LAND4 and turn thís information into a dynamic terrain model in just a few steps.

Videon on data export in LAND4 for ARCHICAD

18. Export of XYZ data

How to export spot level XYZ data to a CSV file for use in other software.