GreenSpider r2.1 real time presentation in Marseille

Lunedì 28 Ottobre 2013, 12:05

Simultaneously to the talk given by Simone Garagnani in Marseille at Digital Heritage 2013 in these minutes (12.10 CET), this is the HD video showing the brand new installation process and some complex geometries used as test case studies, which contributed to GreenSpider further algorithm developments.

GreenSpider is copyrighted under a Creative Commons License. The background clip soundtrack is "Deep Haze" by K. MacLeod, embedded for personal use only in the Youtube free video clip.

 

GreenSpider goes academic

Sabato 20 Luglio 2013, 07:56

The importance of BIM in existing architectures, as I often discussed, is becoming more and more admitted. So, I'm very happy to ascertain this peculiar aspect is beginning to be explored in the academic field as well as in practices. 

Angeliki Bregianni's Revit model Vault modeled by A. Bregianni using GreenSpiderGreenSpider is only a modest tool aimed to ease these researches, and it proves to be useful in some cases: Dr. Angeliki Bregianni, for example, used GreenSpider successfully modeling some vaults in her Diplomas Thesis entitled "BIM Development for Cultural Heritage Management", supervised by Prof. A. Georgopoulos (National Technical University of Athens) and Prof. R. Brumana (Politecnico di Milano), at the Faculty of Rural and Surveying Engineering.

Excellent work Angeliki! The whole theme, pertaining an historical church survey and its BIM semantic modeling, was dealt with clearly obtaining wonderful results, not only in parts modeled with GreenSpider.

Different purpose but great results as well in Luca Nazzari's Degreee Thesis in Architectural Engineering, entitled "Ingegnerizzazione del processo architettonico: progetto di un impianto sportivo nell’area Prati di Caprara a Bologna", supervised by Prof. R. Mingucci, Prof. A. Erioli, and me. Luca defended his thesis a couple of days ago in Bologna, proving how complex morphologies generated by Rhino+Grasshopper can be imported in Revit environment using GreenSpider. Nice!

Update:

Some screenshots by L. Nazzari in the gallery (click to enlarge).

 

GreenSpider test drive on existing buildings

Giovedì 20 Giugno 2013, 16:34

GreenSpider and historic vaultsIn my research, I'm deeply concerned about representing existing buildings in BIM domain. Thence, historical buildings are considerably a further reason for my interest. GreeenSpider was originally imagined as a piece of code able to traslate points as reference in Revit, with particular interest in Rhino+Grasshopper's parametric morphologies. However, dealing with real buildings, translating decimated point clouds from laser scanning or digital photogrammetry appeared to be feasible as well.

This post is intended as a practical example of GreenSpider implementation in real world documentation: in this case I would introduce a working pipeline on vault modeling in Revit from an accurate TLS survey.

 

GreenSpider 2.1 is out and it's much powerful than ever.

Sabato 25 Maggio 2013, 20:25

GreenSpider 2.1 GreenSpider 2.1 is ready for download from this page. This plugin is now much more complex, and it works both on Revit 2013 and 2014. GreenSpider Translator 1.2 can now open files from customized locations with multiple browsing. Inside the Revit environment .GSP files can be now selected from custom path. The GreenSpider 2.1 user interface is much more compact and intuitive (GSCurves and GSPoints are now part of a less intrusive drop-down menu). XYZ files can be now sorted following X or Y axis.

The brand new installation system is more sophisticated than its predecessors. Since the plugin was written taking advantage of RevitAPI2013, it works on both Revit 2013 and 2014. Please be sure to choose the right version during the install process.

GreenSpider 2.1 is here!

 

GreenSpider 2.0 is here...

Domenica 17 Febbraio 2013, 21:47

We are happy to announce that TC Labs just released a free fully functional version of GreenSpider 2.0, the point clouds plugin for Autodesk Revit.

The shiny new GreenSpider v2.0 release is intended to provide access to the complete set of features of GSPoints, GSCurves and the now-embedded GSTranslator. The official clip has been just uploaded to Youtube and Vimeo.

 

Much more info here!

 
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