Embedding Curtain Walls

Walls can be embedded into a host wall, so that the embedded wall is associated with the host wall. The behavior of an embedded wall is similar to that of a window; the embedded wall does not resize if you resize the host wall. If you rotate the host wall, the embedded wall moves with it. To embed walls, you do not have to edit the profile of the host wall, cut a hole in it, and then insert a wall into that hole; you can use the Cut Geometry tool.

Embedded walls are useful when, for example, you need to create storefronts on the exterior walls of the building. When embedding walls, consider the following: