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M o d e l C o m p l e x i t y
Zaha HadidLe CorbusierFrank O. Gehry
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How can you model these buildings?
–The level of detail shouldn’t exceed the actual requirements.
–Share the virtual building between the project team members.
•Use the appropriate software
–There is no out of the box solution. You have to combine several applications for the best results.
Frank O. GehrySantiago CalatravaBird’s Nest (Beijing)
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Model size: what makes amodel big/slow?
•Size of the project file
–# of building elements –# of 3D polygons
•Lack of team working•Inappropriate computer hardware
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Model size: what can we do?
•Reduce the number of polygons
–Simplify the memory excessive model elements
•Turn off the invisible elements
–Use layer combinations and selections
•Divide the project
–Modules, Xrefs and team workingsolutionshelp to share the work with other project team members
•Use appropriate hardware
–See next slide