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IFC export without structural layers of composite walls

Til Breton
Newcomer
Hi,
is there a way to export wall composite structures without any structural layer?

I am looking for such a feature for a client specific need: he wants to gather Structural IFC data from structural engineer and other data from the architect

It is very simple to do it the opposite way with wall structural layers without other and finishes layer. But when only other and finishes layers are needed it looks to be impossible.

Any trick with IFC translators?
Til Breton
Principal Atila Diffusion
archicad tools developpement and training
author of the addon BIMFast

architect - MacBook Pro 15" MacOSX — AC4 to 22
http://atila-diffusion.eu/
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ricki_faris
Newcomer
Yes, I would like this feature also
Graphisoft Certified ArchiCAD BIM Manager
ArchiCAD 25
Windows 10

Erwin Edel
Mentor
The only work around I know involves checking and unchecking 'participates in collision detection' for the building materials that are used in the walls you wish to export as separate parts.

Basically you need to make a few separate IFC exports and combine them.

This is quite elaborate, but the alternative of modelling things as separate elements is even more work.

Here is an article in Dutch that describes this method in more detail: https://rijnboutt.nl/actueel/nieuws/efficienter-bimmen-met-nieuwe-methodiek-voor-ifc-export/
Erwin Edel, Project Lead, Leloup Architecten
www.leloup.nl


ArchiCAD 9-24 NED FULL
Windows 10 Pro
Adobe Design Premium CS5

ricki_faris
Newcomer
Interesting, I was looking at this process (using "participates in collision"), but was hoping there may be an easier way...
Good to try, thank you for sharing
Graphisoft Certified ArchiCAD BIM Manager
ArchiCAD 25
Windows 10

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