Here’s the story of the day I forgot how to use the Mesh Tool.  

I was making changes to a project, a lake cabin in western Washington done in conjunction with Cary Westerbeck of Westerbeck | Architecture. We needed to adjust the existing site Mesh to properly fit with our proposed contours. Easy work I’ve done many, many times. This is the kind of work that makes me so grateful for ARCHICAD and intelligent models. I didn’t need to fix dozens of drawings. I just needed to fix one Mesh and let the changes propagate to all the required views. I told Cary not to worry about it. I’d have it taken care of by lunch time. That did not happen. I spent the morning freaking out because ARCHICAD wasn’t acting properly. Every time I tried to add a contour it wouldn’t work. I…

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