Custom Marionette Script: 2D Polygon to Massing Model

Posted by Alex Altieri on 6/1/20 10:40 AM   |  1 min read time

A common workflow in the early stages of landscape architecture/design is to represent structures with 2D geometry to provide the site with a frame of reference. You’d import 2D GIS shapefiles like roads, topography, and buildings, then maintain the geometry’s data in what Vectorworks calls “records.”

When you're ready to work in 3D, though, manually converting shapefiles to massing models can be time-consuming. What if there were a way to automate it?

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Topics: Algorithmic Design, Marionette Monday, Marionette, Massing Model Tool, Vectorworks Community Forum, Algorithms-aided Design

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Posted by Chloe Jefferson on 6/20/19 2:12 PM   |  1 min read time

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Topics: Site Analysis, Tech Tips, 3D, BIM, Landscape Architecture, Vectorworks Landmark, video, Massing Model Tool, Site Inventory

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