Last summer I wrote an article called Label-mania! Where does your data live? In it I talked about view based data, element based data and project based data. The article focused on linking element based data to automatic labels so that various views (Sections, Elevations, Plans) became more automated. If you look at the primary graphic from that article (which I reshare below), you’ll see that in addition to the expansion of element based data, project based data is also growing as ARCHICAD increases in complexity (and connectivity).

Where does the data live

IFC Mapping, ARCHICAD Properties, and Attributes like Building Materials, Composites, and Surfaces are examples of project based data. These are all data sets that exist independently of placed elements. Project Location under Project Preferences…

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