Align Road to Topo

This article  is a continuation to my previous article Align Topo to Road here.


About the Tool:

As promised, this is an extension to my previously developed tool “Align Topo to Road” but this one is completely opposite. In this tool you will Align Road to a Topography. in our real life we use road coordinates/Levels as a constrain to alter and grad topography, but may be we need this tool to draw a bumpy walking path over a mountain where we can assign a landscape stone material to.

How it works:

I have simplified the core code concept to allow the designer don’t think much and let him use the same understanding for Align Topo to Road. Please read explanation for Align Topo to Road here to get a background understanding of this tool.

A briefed tutorial:

Lets commence on a fast tutorial to experience the results of our tool. before before selected

  1. Create any shape of topography surface.
  2. Create a very simple Roof: Define slope property must be disabled “unchecked” Roof type is Foot print type The segments must be preferably of type ”Line or Arcs or Ellipses”, Spline can be used but might give you unexpected results.
  3. A new button will be appeared in ARCH4HUM Ribbon Panel at Geometry Panel named “Road Topo” click on it.
  4. A new dialog will appear seeking some tweaking

Panel Result

Watch Revit finishing the long hours of Adjustments… these are examples of what it can do. The image below shows the results of using the tool. For more detail please visit the below link for a video clip.

Download:

You may try this application via these link
Revit 2014: http://a360.co/1vV8eJ8
Revit 2015: http://a360.co/1vW1zxd
Revit 2016 : http://a360.co/1GCJk9K
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evit 2017 : http://a360.co/1UMTxXO

Caution

At demo mode, you will be allowed to use the application for 300 m2 at a time.

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8 thoughts on “Align Road to Topo

  1. Dear Moustafa;
    My name is Mohamed working in ECG as BIM Manager and I want to try this Tool to be sure that this tool will Do what it seems to do in order to buy it For the Company.

      1. Dear Mustafa;
        Is there any Faster way to communicate With you’ Because I have Questions to ask about the methodology plugins works with

  2. Hi Moustafa! I want to try this tool because it is very helpful in site design using Revit.. I have already downloaded the Align topo to road add-on but I can’t seem to activate it using the activation code.. Please help.. and Please also send me link where I can download this Align road to topo.. I want to use this for my project now.. thanks and more power! Great tools! 🙂

    1. Hi Elena! Activation Code is only submitted to purchased versions. Regarding the Align Road to Topo… May i know which version did you install may be you have an old one. Basically, both tools should be visible at the same Control panel

  3. Thanks for the reply Moustafa! Can you send me links where I can purchase both Add-ins. I have only downloaded and installed the Align Topo to Road via Autodesk exchange, for Revit 2015 Version is 4.2.0 last updated Jan29,2015. I loaded the trial version but i haven’t managed to give it a try because it’s asking for activation code.. Your help is very much appreciated. Thanks 🙂

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