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FormIt Friday - Episode 3 - Live from AIA!

Posted in video, webinar by Tom

We have just posted the video of our last FormIt Friday webinar that we broadcast live from the AIA convention in Atlanta last week. We had a little bit of an interruption mid-session, but without missing a beat, we moved to a cafe and continued to record. That's how we ...

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FormIt 360 Pro comes to iOS

Posted in Uncategorized by Tom

The iPad was the original platform for FormIt 360 - and it was revolutionary at the time to have a full featured 3D modeler right in the palm of your hands. We have not stopped there, now you can access the full power of the FormIt 360 Pro subscription ...

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Wait...all of that for FREE?

Posted in a360, news, web by Tom

As exciting as FormIt 360 Pro is, you have to remember that most of the FormIt 360 goodness is absolutely FREE! Here are the highlights: FormIt Converter We now offer a separate Revit add-in which allows you to move Revit families back and forth between FormIt 360 and Revit. And if that was not ...

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Introducing FormIt 360 Pro

Posted in Android, iOS, news, revit, web by Tom

During the life cycle of a product there are always pivotal milestones: those first shaky prototypes, the first alpha and then beta launches, the first "official" launch, reaching your first X number of downloads/users, etc. Today is one of those pivotal days for FormIt 360. Today FormIt 360 grows up and goes pro!  ...

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FormIt 360 for Android gets Groups and Solar Analysis

Posted in Android, news, video by Tom

Fast following our complete overhaul of the geometry kernel in FormIt 360 back in February - we now have another big update for the Android version. First off, you can create and edit Groups that keep things separated and allow you to create component ...

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Dispatch from Down Under: FormIt 360 to Revit to Cloud Rendering

Posted in images, news, video, rendering by Tom

[YouTube Video] Today we have a nice video from our friend and colleague Sam Macalister - Senior Technical BIM specialist in Australia. He does a really nice job of showing how to leverage groups and materials to quickly generate some nice renderings via Revit and Cloud Rendering. Check out some of Sam's other ...

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FormIt 360 Converter for Revit

by Tom

The FormIt 360 Converter is a Revit 2015 and Revit 2016 add-in that will allow you to:

  • Convert Revit RFA files for use in FormIt 360
  • Convert SketchUp SKP files for use in FormIt 360
  • Import FormIt 360 files into an open Revit 2015 or 2016 file
  • Convert RFAs used in FormIt, back into the original RFA in Revit
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The FormIt Deck Chair

Posted in images by Tom

While we do not have a FormIt Friday webinar this week, we DO have another great design from our Principal Software Engineer (and architect) Markus Bonn. He showed us another practical design with FormIt last year.

This is a deck chair, loosely modeled after the Corbusier Chaise Lounge, but intended to be built out of wood. The structure is out of cedar with ipe seat boards. The curved sides are made up of a pair of cedar boards. The top edge of the inner board is offset by the thickness of the seat to allow for a mounting surface. The FormIt Offset Face tool worked perfectly for that.  The seat is designed to swivel over the two horizontal rails to change the position form upright to horizontal (i.e. from "while drinking beer" to "after drinking beer”). 

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TGIFF episode #2

Posted in a360, news, Uncategorized, video, web, webinar by Tobias

Hi FormIteers - We had a great webinar turnout on FormIt Friday as we went deeper into FormIt's modeling tools. The video has been posted so watch at your leisure - or watch a few times in sloooooooow-mooooooow to see all the picks and clicks!  Datasets can be found here ...

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TGIFF

Posted in 3dprinting, video, webinar by Tobias

Hi everyone - Thank you for joining us last week at our inaugural FormIt Friday Webinar! We had a great turnout, great questions, and we look forward to seeing you again next week when we continue the series... Register Now We posted the recording of the session to YouTube. Also, ...

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