A good friend, Anthony Hauck, wrote an exhaustive explanation of what generative design is. I will stick with his definition of generative design (stand on the shoulders of giants, right?).
This is the most massive update to TestFit since launch a year ago! With 1.005 TestFit can handle parking configurations.
Why build generative design for parking garages? What do we build most in this world? Parking... What do we hate most in this world? Parking... How many stalls have you counted in the last 30 days? Too many.
TestFit was founded to design buildings in milliseconds--to help architects and developers solve real estate deals with ease. This idea, and our implementation of it, has enabled us to survive our first year as a startup. As we approach October 1st, the one year anniversary of releasing TestFit, we are taking a moment to look back over the past year on all that we have accomplished.
This is our proposal for the NMHC Innovation Challenge! Since we are deeply committed to multifamily innovation, we knew we had to submit. Here is the problem they set up:
This is a simple workflow to go from TestFit to Excel!
This update allows for TestFit geometry to be pushed into Dynamo and therefore Revit. InstaBIM
This update brings two major feature updates to TestFit: Elevators and the PDF report
Building Design from the top down or Unit Design from the bottom up. Pick one.
We went to the Dallas, Texas hackathon last weekend--this is an event where teams attempt to build a solution for a problem that can be used the following monday.