Hi. Jon. Thank you for sending testing license so quickly. I am enjoying testing with ggRvt
Our firm often create sloped wall, column, and roof for design reason. It’s not easy to create these complicated form in Revit. My idea is to create basic structural geometry using ggRvt. So far, so good. I list up some questions.
ggRvtCPD is not linked with that of Revit’s family and type. So, even though I used the profiles in ggRvt, I have to change family and type in Revit so that steel connection can work. If the number element imported is a few, that’s not a big deal, but if it’s the case with structural framing, it’s time taking to change the family type of every element. As the project will go further, there will happen change with structure and form, which means whenever change is needed, I should change the family type of each structural element every time. Is there any good way of getting around it?
It seem like it doesn’t include every profile of steel structure. I’m working in Korea. I cannot but use CreateProfile?. Currently, only AISC has full profile from column to channel, purlin, angle, and so on. Is there any future plan to expand the profile?
Q2. Live Link
IFC is good strategy, of course. I think, however, better track is on “Live Link”. As you guys know, Archicad and Tekla Structure release their grasshopper plug-ins to link rhino and their applications. This is awesome. (It’s also true that they have some bugs to be fixed). Architects using Archicad and structural engineers using Tekla can share same basic geometry created by Rhino and Grasshopper and even though you have some change with a geometry, you don’t have change or recreate steel connection. Jon. This is just suggestion. As far as I know, nobody has created Live Link or Live Connection plug-in to link Grasshopper and Revit. if somebody can make it, it will be really awesome.
Q3. General Questions
I attached gh, rvt files and some screenshot images.
files.zip (11.2 MB)