• Creating Dynamic Views using Floor Manager definitions in AECOsim Building Designer

    When the ‘Floor Plan By Floor Set’ creation method is chosen from the Create Floor Plan tool, the tool settings window changes. Here, all current floor definitions (as defined by the Floor Manager in this example) are displayed in the Floor Selector list box. All floor definitions in the active file are available to define newly created floor plans.

        -   From the Create Views toolbox chooses the Create Floor…

    • Mon, Nov 12 2012
  • Unification Glue Settings and Variables

    Unification is the process where two touching or connected forms of like materials (parts) are virtually stitched together to present one monolithic representation. In AECOsim Building Designer, a new Dynamic View Unification algorithm is available called “Unification Glue”. This algorithm provides superlative dynamic view unification performance (4 times greater) and enables greater tolerance between touching and connected…

    • Mon, Nov 12 2012
  • Exchanging Structural Data

    In order for you to see structural data on an imported structural member in AECOsim Building Designer, it is necessary for the other party to export the structural model from their product using either CIS/2 or SDNF file formats. The resulting .stp or .dat file may then be imported into Structural Building Designer where you will only need to map the Families and Parts and possibly include a section mapping file if the…

    • Wed, Nov 7 2012