4ndrew

How to model this roof?

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Hi everyone,

 

Back to experimenting with HD for some home projects... I am planning on doing some interior work as well as landscaping / hardscaping design and think this package might work.

 

I'm jumping around a bit, but trying to figure out how to model this roof, specifically, how to make part of the house where the roof is longer (sloping surface is closer to ground on one side of the roof than the other) - also how to create the join above the front door where it interesects two other roofs if possible. I'm not changing anything with the roof, but would really like to learn how to model this...

 

I've attached a few Google Earth snaps of the house and also a Street view of the front.

 

Any help really appreciated!

 

thanks

Andrew

 

 

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Without knowing what HD software you are using and just from the pics alone.  I'd say build a 2nd floor and gable the roofs, create an entry on the 1st floor and

gable the side walls, the room above the entry is not gabled.

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1) Please fill out your Signature -- see below.

 

 

 

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It helps if we know what title (Suite, Pro etc) and version (2014, 2015 etc) you are using. You can add this info to your signature by clicking on your user name at the top right of the page, click Account Settings, then Signature on the left. Doing so makes it always available, and this info is often key to providing a good suggestion

 

Resources for self help:

 

The built in Help System (always a good place to start)

 

 

 

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Hi all, 

 

I'm running the 2018 Pro demo. That's why my sig was empty - just updated.

 

thanks,

Andrew

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19 minutes ago, LawB10 said:

Without knowing what HD software you are using and just from the pics alone.  I'd say build a 2nd floor and gable the roofs, create an entry on the 1st floor and

gable the side walls, the room above the entry is not gabled.

 

Thanks - but I'm not sure how to make the roof sides different lengths. (See attached)

 

(edit)  Or, to look at it another way, how to make the walls different heights :)

 

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Go to the Knowledge Base linked above and read up on Saltbox roof. There are many threads here on the forum detailing this.

 

With Pro, you may also simply draw in your own roof planes as you require.

 

It's still helpful to have your sig completed. 

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Thanks Eric - I didn't know that's what it was called.

I'll take a look around.

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Works great!

 

Now, to figure out the joins and porch roofs... :)

 

thanks again

Andrew

 

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