Align Topo



About the Tool:

This add-in took a quite some time to reach a desirable result after many times of trials. The purpose of this add-in is to help the designer landscaping the topography by grading and aligning to a previously designed road. For any defaults notes/Recommendation to help developing this tool, I would be happy to be contacted at:

As promised, this is an extension to my previously developed tool “Align Topo to Road” [Deprecated]  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 constraint 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:


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 dialog will appear seeking some tweaking


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 Right Click on Align Topo Icon and watch the video tutorials.






10 thoughts on “Align 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 🙂

  4. Hi Moustafa, I´m looking for app for to get various topographycs areas in a project, but this topographycs areas must to have diferents bottom elevations. It is possible with this app?.Like different landscaped roof with different elevations

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