REVIT|DYNAMO: DESIGNING OBJECTS OF COMPLEX FORMS. TOOLKIT AND PROCESS AUTOMATION FEATURES

Daria Shishina, Philipp Sergeev

Abstract


Introduction: Design of objects of complex forms (non-linear, round, dynamic in their geometry) currently causes difficulties in the construction of geometry and documentation of various project stages. In this paper, proven approaches towards modeling objects of complex forms are presented. Here, the authors mean forms that represent planes bent in three directions, which shall be built according to the rules of the graphical display of drawings. Methods: A toolkit of the Autodesk Revit software (Masses, Model In-Place) is considered together with an additional script created using a visual-programming add-on — Dynamo. The authors formulate approaches to work with complex geometry in Revit that make it possible to model objects of complex forms correctly. Examples of using standard program tools in unusual application logic are given. Since standard tools have limited functionality, it is shown how to use a Dynamo-based script that automates and speeds up the process of creating geometric forms. Results and discussion: Optimization of work with non-standard instances of the project geometry is performed, and a subsequent paradigm for the design of non-standard construction objects is formulated.


Keywords


masses, Model In-Place, automation, complexity of forms, adaptability

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.23968/2500-0055-2019-4-3-30-38

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