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TestFit 2.16: Envelopes and 3D

written by
Clifton Harness

Three Dimensional Interactions

Right-Click Context Menu for Spaces


Multiple Setbacks

  • Multiple Setbacks Can Be Defined and Manipulated
Multiple Setbacks Can Be Defined and Manipulated

Multiple Setbacks in 3D

  • Easily see resulting geometry
  • Define sites from parcels
Angled setbacks in 3D allow users to easily see the resulting geometry & define sites from parcels

Simple 2D Section Plane Editing

  • Easily edit 3D volumes with a 2D input panel
  • Control specific linear and angular variables
Easily edit 3D volumes with a 2D input panel

Solve Surface Parking Ratios

  • Higher density demands more parking
Solve Surface Parking Ratios

Right-Click Edit Units

  • Quickly access the unit editor by right-clicking the unit 
Quickly access the unit editor by right-clicking the unit 

Apply Setback Constraints to all Edges

  • Easily step-back entire forms by applying constraints to all edges
  • TestFit generates logical options from form constraints
Apply Setback Constraints to all Edges

Edit Setbacks in 3D

  • Slightly more intuitive editor for more hands-on modeling
intuitive editor for more hands-on modeling

Dynamic Inset Balconies

  • Inset balconies across the whole site
Inset balconies across the whole site

Details:

  • Improved interaction for dragging boundary edges and setbacks in plan view.
  • Improved mass placement inside simple site envelopes.
  • Improved massing & setback performance.
  • Added the creation of plates without balconies for Dynamo.
  • Added support for image attachments in the ground floor of townhouses.
  • Added support for unitless low density site configurations.
  • Improved ramp routing performance for very large garages.
  • Updated the EULA.

Reported Issues & Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed lot coverage calculation for office buildings.
  • Fixed a crash when solving after an undo operation.
  • Fixed the 3D scene not updating mid-animation.
  • Fixed visual overflow in the space context menu.
  • Fixed incorrect area tabulations when multiple spaces are present.
  • Fixed missing liner masses after adjusting the balcony depth.
  • Fixed several issues with units not stacking correctly.
  • Fixed parcel data not showing up.
  • Fixed missing unit handles for legs on outside corner units.
  • Fixed townhouse balcony facades overlapping with external facades.
  • Fixed void parapets being created when parapets were disabled.
  • Fixed instances where .kop and .rsd files were unfriendly to JSON parsers.
  • Prevent drawing certain invalid road intersections.
  • Fixed a parking crash for nearly-orthogonal sites.
  • Fixed a Windows 7 incompatibility error.
  • Fixed missing secondary vertical exits in small building areas.
  • Fixed lot coverage calculation for office buildings.

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