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TestFit release 2.0: Building Configurator

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This month’s update brings a massive overhaul to TestFit. We have spent the last five months working towards a mega update that addresses over 18 months of feedback from customers and truly makes TestFit the building configurator.

June 2019

The Kit of Parts

  • Manually create custom kit of parts from existing unit plans; the unit editor feature is now fully integrated with TestFit.

01 - unit editor

  • Quickly swap between different kits

02 - swap databases

  • Use geometrically explicit modules to solve hotels

03 - hotel

Co-Creation Features

  • Manual adjustment of stairs and elevators

04 - move verticals

  • Manual adjustment of unit locations

05 - slide units

  • Manually mirror units

06 - mirror units

Dynamically Generated Kit of Parts

  • Automatically generate a kit of parts from user preferences

Automatically generate a kit of parts from user preferences

  • Globally adjust inside corner unit settings

adjust inside corner unit settings site plan

  • Solve for a target unit average with a perfect set of units

target unit average TestFit

Additional Unit Categories

  • Support up to 16 different categories

test fit unit categories

  • Globally tabulate several different category types

tabulate different unit category types TestFit

Additional Corner and Corridor Configurations

  • Remove outside corner units to allow corridors to penetrate to facade

outside corner units

  • Add end of corridor units to increase building efficiency

end of corridor units site plan

  • Remove inside corner units and verticals to simulate cores on inside corners

cores inside corners test fit

The Building Configurator Panel

  • Compact GUI panel allows for quick selection of desired configuration

building configurator panel to calculate desired configuration

Additional Unit Features

  • Entries (units) can be placed and customized

entries site plan

  • Balconies can be inset, or partially inset

17 - inset balconies

  • Site plans can be solved with bays

site plans bays

  • Balconies now support shallow juliets

 shallow juliet balconies plan

Orthogonal Snapping

  • Manual mode now supports ortho-snaps

Manual mode now supports orthogonal snaps

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