I have received several requests to share a definition for the first phase of a project I am working on for automating the architectural feasibility study process, DYN attached. For more information, see: https://goo.gl/fGP5Zr
Definition Requirements & Details:
- <span style=“color: #000000;”>created in Dynamo version 0.8.1.1942</span>
<span style=“color: #000000;”>- must have the LunchBox package installed to work</span>
must have a property line drawn in Revit to query. For best results, create a new project and draw a property line with only 5 edges (matches the sample used in the definition)
<span style=“color: #000000;”>“Showing 3D Background Preview” must be enabled to see the resulting geometry</span>
<span style=“color: #000000;”>set run to Automatic to see how changes in the sliders affect the geometry in real-time</span>
<span style=“color: #000000;”>- Orange Groups: node/definition functionality, Blue Groups: inputs, Green Groups: “helper nodes”, Grey Groups: visibility/preview</span>
This first phase was a basic experiment in list management to create conceptual building geometry from a property line in Revit. This opens up the potential for reading property information from a site plan/civil drawing and producing quick, crude feasibility massing. Note, in this definition nothing is exported to Revit, all geometry is created and viewed in Dynamo. Future phases of the project are underway that populate Revit with schemes.
If you would like to offer suggestions to simplify or improve this workflow, please comment below. Thank you to all Forum contributors whose responses to my questions helped make this portion of the project possible.