Creating a concave roof geometry

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Creating a concave roof geometry

Postby » Tue Sep 20, 2016 4:47 pm

Hi all
I am just wondering if anybody has any suggestions on how to create a concave, tent-like roof geometry which I need to create of an existing building (photos attached). I am using the dome command to then cut 3 half domes to replicate the three concave type patterns that shape the roof, but then the curvature of the roof becomes convex rather than concave. I just wondered if some modelling wizard with previous experience has an alternative method that is closer to the tent-like nature of the original building. My ongoing DB model also attached.
thanks a lot
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Re: Creating a concave roof geometry

Postby drumman » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:10 am

Hi M!

Try to use boolean commands! ... ht=boolean

It's easier to work with outline blocks then convert them to building blocks: ... ht=outline


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