Latest BEAM updates

General Improvements
  • URSA language compatibility improved
  • Fixed Revit 2018 License issue
  • Fixed Grasshopper baking first object missing
New Features
  • New Grasshopper components
    • Create Levels
    • Get Levels
    • Set Point Parameters

General Improvements
  • Improved nested elements selection in RAY
  • RAY exports elements as named groups
  • Fixed an issue with degenerate topography meshes from Revit
  • UI adjustments
  • Minor bug fixes


New Features
  • IFC: Export IFC files from Rhino
    • IFC Document data
    • Levels
    • Parameter Types
    • Parameter Sets
    • IFC Types and Predefined Types
    • Define Rhino Document Coordinates
    • Export with custom origin
  • RAY: Use Rhino Inside Technology
    • Improved materials
    • Improved geometry quality
    • Improved speed
    • Launch Rhino from inside Revit
  • Grasshopper: Get Objects by Family name
  • Grasshopper: Set IFC Data
General Improvements
  • UI adjustments
  • Panel Updates when using BEAM Grasshopper Components
  • Compatible with Revit 2022


General Improvements
  • UI adjustments
  • Fixed .beam file padding for unconventional machine environments
New Features
  • Material Type Parameter assigned to Family in Revit


General Improvements
  • Fixed a Dynamo incompatibility issue
  • Faster geometry area check
  • Blocks can be imported in Families, the definition geometry will be used.
  • Fixed import units issue with RAY in Rhino.
  • Cancel editing Parameters
New Features
  • Grasshopper: Bake to Layer


New Features
  • URSA: update Adaptive Components with Mark
  • RAY: export Mark when exporting Adaptive Components
  • Automatic Mark assignment to block instances and curve/points
  • Schedule and edit instanced blocks and curves/points
  • New Grasshopper Components
General Improvements
  • New modern and reactive UI
  • Improved stability
  • Optimized Grasshopper Components


New Features
  • RAY can export in Shared Coordinates
General Improvements
  • Fixed Curtain Panels showing twice in the dropdown
  • Fixed bug in RAY when exporting edges inside families
  • RAY will no longer show parameters with incompatible Categories

General Improvements
  • Fixed a bug related to Revit Materials with invalid or uninitialized colours
  • Fixed Curtain Panels Loadable families mirror with BLOCS
  • Fixed Transfer Properties not applying subcategories to blocks
  • Fixed a bug related to Shared Coordinates


New Features
  • Compatible with Rhino 7
  • The following Categories will be imported as Loadable Families
    • Ceilings
    • Curtain Panels
    • Floors
    • Roofs
    • Stairs
    • Topography
    • Walls
General Improvements:
  • Fixed a bug related to Materials assigned to layers in Rhino


  • Export and import multiple blocks types at the same time
  • Instantiate Rhino blocks parameters
  • New dialog with blocks previews
  • Import Revit Materials and Parameters from Revit to Rhino
  • Pre select solid elements
  • Create Revit Materials from Rhino Materials
General Improvements
  • Quick buttons to assign Families and Materials
  • Improved memory usage
  • Speed and stability increased


General Improvements:
  • Minor bug Fixes


New Features:
  • Compatible with Revit 2021
  • Added option to force update system families. It will delete all instances of the same type in the document
  • Rhino blocks are automatically assigned families
  • Blocks can be renamed using the Panel in Rhino
  • Select visible Blocks by block definition name
  • Added ability to import automatically while using BLOCS in Revit
  • System Families can be imported and placed using import feature
  • Export adaptive components as polylines
  • Query now counts curves in Families
  • Updated Custom Parameters Dialog with new format
  • Edit Custom Parameters and remove multiple Custom Parameters.
  • Rhino Materials are automatically assigned as BEAM materials. Changing the Material property in the Rhino Panel will change the Rhino Material assigned to the object. If a material does not exist it will be created in Rhino.
General Improvements
  • Revit Progress Bar stays always on top of Revit
  • Minor bug fixes


General Improvements
  • Fixed a bug exporting closed curves failing the beam export
  • Fixed a localization problem in RAY preventing export
  • Fixed Dynamo warnings about missing directories
  • Improved high DPI screens compatibility


New Features:
  • Added import option using Shared Coordinates for BEAM, URSA and BLOCS
  • BEAM Dashboard (PRO version)
General Improvements
  • Improved Floating License
  • Minor bug fixes
  • UI adjustments
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