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3D Wire Frame for outside walls only?

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I would like to show the exterior walls which are block as wire frame & show all else as standard 3D view.

Is that possible?  Here is the model without the exterior walls.

https://skfb.ly/6q7vx

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The only way I know of doing that is to make the Exterior Walls a Transparent Material (Glass for Example) but they wouldn't really be "Wire Frame". 

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Thanks Joe.

Maybe I'll try a psolid at same location as wall with a glass material on a separate layer.

Might be too much trouble though.

 

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Alan, Joe is correct and also not correct, it depends on the "Material" if you can come up with a wireframe material it will work.  I know lattice works as a wall material so you just need a custom lattice - wireframeish material.

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The Exterior Wall Layer could be turned off - still not ideal but it will work.  Another option is to just use the Glass House Render Mode.

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Play with the properties of the exterior wall block material(s)?

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Alan,  Do you have an illustration or rendering from another application of what you are trying to achieve or is it an original idea?

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If this is for the benefit of the building contractor and/or his framing contractor, why don't you want to show the whole frame, including the outside walls?

 

I just tried this.  Detail-frame your exterior walls, but use glass as the material, of the framing.  Your perspective framing overview will give you the effect I think you want. 

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This is my idea I guess. Is anything original anymore.

I personally don't need to see the exterior walls but when sharing with the GC or framer I like to see the walls for reference, especially on a complicated house.

I often use the Ortho FLOOR overview with the 3D Framing layer set to view floors for show & tell. :)

 

I would sometimes would like glass stairs too for effect.

I'll try the glass ILO Drywall.

 

Lot's of my 1st floor walls are Block with stucco on outside & Drywall interior.

 

Thanks for the replies.

 

BTW I like sketchfab a little better than Chief for sharing because I can post process the model.

https://sketchfab.com/ab2draft/models

 

 

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