Arch Building

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Arch Building.png Arch Building

Menu location
Arch → Building
Default shortcut
See also
Arch Floor, Arch Site


The Arch Building is a special type of FreeCAD group object particularly suited for representing a whole building unit. They are mostly used to organize your model, by containing floor objects.

How to use

  1. Optionally, select one or more objects to be included in your new building
  2. Press the Arch Building.png Arch Building button, or press the B then U keys


  • After creating a building, you can add more objects to it by drag and dropping them in the Tree View or by using the Arch Add.png Arch Add tool
  • You can remove objects from a building by drag and dropping them out of it the Tree View or by using the Arch Remove.png Arch Remove tool


The Building tool can by used in macros and from the python console by using the following function:

makeBuilding ([objectslist]) 

creates a building including the objects from the given list.


import Arch