TestFit 2.16: Envelopes and 3D

TestFit’s Parking Garage Tool, Wrap Algorithm, and 3D Interactions Working Together

With the latest release of TestFit, you’ll be able to edit in 3D (and all that that entails!), define and manipulate multiple setbacks, solve surface parking & much more:

TestFit’s Parking Garage Tool, Wrap Algorithm, and 3D Interactions Working Together

TestFit’s Parking Garage Tool, Wrap Algorithm, and 3D Interactions Working Together


Three Dimensional Interactions

  • Easily move amenity spaces from level to level by dragging in 3D
Easily move amenity spaces from level to level by dragging in 3D


Three Dimensional Interactions

  • Right-Click Context Menu for Spaces

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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