Is it possible to export created surface from civil to revit architecture? If yes , How? And if its not possible - maybe i can somehow import cogo points to revit?
Thanks for your help , ir really appreciate it.
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Well you CAN but it's not exactly simple.
There was an EXCELLENT class at AU that covered this very topic in great depth. If you can do so, I'd suggest watching it when it comes out. It was called something along the lines of "Can't we all get along" and there were two speakers (one was Brian L. and I don't remember the other guy's name).
If you imagine a C3D surface with NO BREAKLINES (points only), that's a Revit topo surface. The class provided techniques to create additional points along the important breaklines (such as curb) so that Revit would display the surface properly.
EDIT: I was able to locate info on the class. I forgot they sent me an email after the class.
CI3206 - Can’t We All Just Get Along? Advanced Workflows Between Revit and Civil 3D
Speakers: Brian Levendowski and Shawn Zirbes
I told Brian (one of the speakers) about your inquiry. Following is his reply.
Shawn and I taught the class several months ago as well, at my company’s annual conference and it was recorded. The dataset is different, and it’s more slanted towards architecture disciplines, but should still be helpful. Here’s a link to the recording on my blog: http://www.civilinformationmodeling.net/civil-3d-a
Hopefully it'll help you.
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I strongly advise not creating a Topo surface in Revit! Do not use the surface from Civil3d included in the bridge tools. Do not use the Triangles or points unless you have no breaklines in the surface or desire to have to undertake a lot of editing each time the surface is revised. (this is why I say bridge tools are not usable)
The surface will as already stated be incorrect due to the lack of breakline abilities in revit. It does not hold the triangulation model as civil3d details it but uses the faces to create points and creates faces using its own logic.
Q. Do you really need a Revit Topo surface? I believe the answer is always NO.
In this case the best solution is to do the following.
The result is that revit will show a thin line representing the surface profile in sections and a solid triangulation model in 3d views.
You can annotate the surface levels (for the most part, in some instances you may have to be exactly on a line or point)
FYI the workflow is exactly the same for Pipework apart from:
This is my tried and tested method we use here to coordinate between Civil3d & Revit Structure and it works very well within reason.
What did you mean by saying " Identify a Grid", "convert the FACES" ( what is those faces? Is it triangles? ) , and what FFL stands for ? Sorry if my question looks stupid .
Identify a grid > We use the building grid intersections for coordination. You could use any known point so long as you can identify a position & rotation in Revit.
Convert the Faces. Civil3d Surface Triangles are exported as faces.
FFL, May be a uk term for Finished Floor Level.
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