CJohnStanchina

Rectangular window w/arched casing

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Currently trialing HD Pro 2015. Would like to create a rectangular window but with an arched casing like in the attached .png file.  Thanks in advance for your help!

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I thought of several ways, but none worked.

 

Do you have a variety of window sizes?

 

I think you could do this in Sketchup. Place a window, then manually place the trim (made in Sketchup) around it.

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Thanks for the thought, Eric.  I have three different window sizes on the front elevation of the home, so what you suggest shouldn't be too onerous.  Pardon my ignorance, as I am new to HD Pro 2015, but is Sketchup a type of CAD add-on?

 

Thanks for your creativity!

 

CJS

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http://www.sketchup.com/

 

Sketchup is free, and you can model things in Sketchup and import them into Home Designer. There is also 3D Warehouse which is a library of models others have built.

 

If you do a bit of searching you will find info on using Sketchup with Home Designer.

 

I've just been using the program for a few months, so there may be an easier way to do what you need. Maybe someone with more experience will respond.

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For 3 windows I would just fake it, as I don't think this configuration is possible in HD titles and don't do extreme closeups

 

Mick.

 

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Thanks for turning me on to Sketchup, Eric.  I'll definitely play around with it.

 

Thanks to you as well, Eric for the workaround in HD.

 

Basically, I just need to be able to present a front elevation of the home that embodies our design vision and that passes the HOA's architectural review.

 

So again, many thanks to you both!

 

CJS

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Another way to fake it is to super-impose a flat, stretched out cylinder (from the shapes library) on top of the outside lintel.

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Also, place a rounded window (with opaque glass) above the tall window (left pic).

 

Or,  use fan trim from the library/ millwork/ Mantels,Capitals,& Sills/ Fan Trim  (pic on the right).

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