STRUCTURAL: Geometry Gym – Geometrical BIM Tools Development

Geometrical BIM Tools Development

Geometry Gym provides tools for Architects and Engineers, streamlining work flow processes for improved productivity and designs. Powerful Parametric and Generative modelling of structure is enabled by utilizing plug-ins for Grasshopper3d and Rhino3d. Development is progressing for BIM model generation, manipulation and exchange using neutral formats such as IFC and CIS/2, particularly for projects that aren’t flat and orthogonal.

Computational Geometry commands and functions (also useful to designers in industries other than archicture) are also provided in the plug-in StructDrawRhino. Tessellation (polygon packing), geodesic domes, mesh relaxation and minimal surfaces are included amongst others, and you’ll find worked examples of these used in Architecture for projects such as the Beijing Water Cube or British Museum Great Court roof on the Geometry Gym Blog.


These tools provide efficient means for manipulating and generating 3d models of structure, particularly useful for prominent Stadia, Bridges, Long Span Structures and Atria, where the form and shape are fundamental to the performance and appearance of the project.


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