How am I going to model this Octopus? ARCHICAD doesn’t have an Octopus Tool!

Previously we looked at the potential uses of Tools in general and how a Tool’s name can be misleading. While a tool might be named after its primary use, what the name implies is not its only use. At some point, the name of the Tool loses meaning. The “Wall” in “Wall Tool” vanishes. The definition of the “Wall Tool” becomes “a tool that creates a vertical or slanted element defined by a Reference Line  and a Fill, Composite or Custom Profile, that intersects cleanly in plan and 3D with a number of other elements via Priority Based Junctions, and hosts other elements via Window and Door Objects”. Obviously that is too lengthy (and probably incomplete), so it is simply known as ‘the…

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