Can not import IFC files

HI All,

Please support me to import ifc file into Rhino 5, I export model from tekla structures then I want import into Rhino. But it can show any object in Rhino model. Pl see my file attachment
for rhino.rar (1.0 MB)

Thanks All

Hi @duchoabn,

VisualARQ supports IFC. You might give a look.

– Dale

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Hi Dale
Thank you but I can not import again

Which version of VA are you running? It opened fine running 2.0.13 here:

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I using Version 5 SR14 64-bit
(5.14.522.8390, 5/22/2017)

What is the VisualARQ version that you are using? This should work in version 2.

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Thank you it work fine with version 2 of VisualARQ


Would be nice if Rhino had built in IFC support without third-party plugins like VisualARQ. Wouldn’t have to carry all the data necessarily just the geometry.


Another plugin is Geometry Gym:

@jonm is a worldwide experts on IFC and can really help too.

Ok, thx, will check out. This time I ended up going over to Windows and used Revit to convert it from IFC to dwg , but will try other conversion tools in future

Seems these days there’s also this:

Though unfortunately subscription only (which is absolutely crazy for an import plug-in for a file format).

Anyone trialed these are compared them? Seems they all have their own license DRM solutions as well which is quite problematic…