Friday, September 1, 2017

Masonry iQ – Custom Masonry Walls with Wall Sections and More

From the Autodesk App Store:

Masonry iQ is a Autodesk® Revit® plugin that supports masonry products and allows the user to create masonry specific wall types.  A wide variety of custom bond patterns can be generated through the user interface.  These patterns are analyzed and mapped to walls accounting for proper layout and bonding at corners and openings.  Non-modular layouts will be flagged and proper field cuts are represented in elevation.  Wall sections are automatically generated showing proper coursing and bond beam locations.  Bond beams also generate sweeps for coordination.  Three different corner joins (mechanical bond, miter and squared off) are supported and adjusted for proper layout.  Single and multi wythe walls are supported.  A 3D viewer in the user interface assists in visualizing bond patterns and corner configurations.

Screen shot of Masonry iQ

Masonry wall sections drawn by Masonry iQ.

Setting of bond beams that generate sweeps.

Development of custom bond patterns in the Masonry iQ UI.

Squared off corner with proper bonding calculated. Miter and mechanical bond are optional corner types.

The wall type UI in Masonry iQ shows masonry wall properties including corner bonding.

Non-modular layouts show required cuts. These cuts can either be relocated or layout can be adjusted to eliminate cuts.

Note: This app uses a custom installer (and not the standard App Store installer).

About This Version

Version, 8/31/2017 – Initial release.

Masonry iQ is brought to you by 3DiQ Inc. It's priced at US $495.00/year.

This add-in is compatible with Revit 2018, 2017, and 2016.

There's more information available on the Autodesk App Store.

1 comment:

Unknown said...

An amazing advancement for masonry modelling!