With one line of code, let's print all the wall types used in a BIM project. Powerful, blazing fast: process hundreds of megabytes of BIM data in a split second. Here's today's code snippet, to help you on your way to Go , Go :

[print(wall_type.Name) for wall_type in ifc_file.by_type('IfcWallType')]

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It’s another 2 weeks, so here’s another 30 new fixes and features in the v0.0.200428 Add-on release! Get it today: blenderbim.org/

Highlights include bundled classification system selection including Uniclass and Omniclass, create and consume property set template definitions, reload IFCs, import/export with CSV, and section planes!

Full release notes: forums.buildingsmart.org/t/pre

See today's new BlenderBIM Add-on feature demo: creating section planes! Section planes can cut through your model to expose the guts of it.


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In @FreeCADNews@twitter.com, ickby's pickup camper build, finished just in time to be unusable due to lockdown! Design -> technical drawing -> implementation. forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic

can now do construction documentation, clash detection, and proxy materials and objects. We can do commercial projects completely without any proprietary software. Version controlled with Git. 100% free and open source pipeline to build buildings.

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This. This changes things. A lot.

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Are you involved in or ? I'd like to propose the creation of an buildingSMART chapter, to help represent FOSS devs to help increase transparency and ethical behaviour in the built environment.


Big presence of @FreeCAD at @fosdem this year! Me, @sliptonic and guest star @kkremitzki will give a talk on saturday, and will be there the whole weekend. Come have a chat with us! fosdem.org/2020/schedule/event

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Did I mention how AWESOME it is to create files with ?

The brand new Blender exporter is now available as super experimental code as part of IfcOpenShell, check it out here:


You no longer need to export to to produce files. Do it directly in Blender! There's also an importer ;)

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