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    Preformatted IFC Objects


    Jim Wilson

    IFC is a BIM data exchange format, and use has growth over the last few years. The data type is very flexible and always data to be associated with the geometry. A major request has been for Vectorworks objects and symbol to have IFC data preconfigured for IFC use.

    The following plug-in objects in Vectorworks are preconfigured to export automatically in a IFC model and contain basic record data:

    • Base Cabinet
    • Bath-Shower
    • Ceiling Grid
    • Clothes Rod
    • Column
    • Communication Device
    • Compartment Sink
    • Counter Top
    • Desk
    • Door
    • Drilled Footing
    • Simple Elevator
    • Escalator
    • Fireplace
    • Floor (as IFC slab)
    • Framing Member
    • Grab Bars
    • Guardrail (Curved & Straight)
    • Handrail (Curved & Straight)
    • HVAC Damper
    • HVAC Diffuser
    • HVAC Elbow Duct
    • HVAC Flex Duct
    • HVAC Outlet
    • HVAC Splitter
    • HVAC Straight Duct
    • HVAC Transition
    • HVAC Vertical Duct
    • HVAC Vertical Elbow
    • Incandescent Fixture
    • Mullion
    • Parking Spaces
    • Pilaster
    • Pillar
    • Ramp
    • Receptacle
    • Roadway (all types)
    • Roof
    • Roof Face
    • Seating Layout
    • Shelving Unit
    • Slab
    • Space
    • Stair (and Custom Stair)
    • Switch
    • Table
    • Tables and Chairs
    • Utility Cabinet
    • Wall Cabinet
    • Round Wall
    • Wall (and Wall Projection/Recess)
    • Window
    • Window Wall-Round
    • WindowWall (Straight & Curved)
    • Workstation Counter
    • Workstation Overhead
    • Workstation Panel
    • Workstation Pedestal

    All the symbols in these libraries are already preconfigured as well to export easily to IFC with data:

    • Architect Sampler.vwx
    • Equip-Office Equipment.vwx
    • Equip-Residential Appliances AGA Ranges.vwx
    • Equip-Residential Appliances SubZero USA.vwx
    • Equip-Residential Appliances Wolf USA.vwx
    • Equip-Residential Appliances-Audio Video.vwx
    • Equip-Residential Appliances-Imp.vwx
    • Equip-Residential Appliances-Metric.vwx
    • Equip-Restaurant Equipment-Imp.vwx
    • Fixtures-Imp.vwx
    • Furniture-Furnishings and Scenic Elements.vwx
    • Furniture-HMI-Modern Classics.vwx
    • Furniture-Knoll.vwx
    • Furniture-Misc-Imperial.vwx
    • Furniture-Misc-Metric.vwx
    • Furniture-Office.vwx
    • Furniture-Residential.vwx
    • Furniture-Systems HMI-Typicals.vwx
    • Furniture-Systems-Imp.vwx
    • Furniture-Systems-Metric.vwx
    • Openings-Windows Velux Skylights.vwx
    • Electrical-Lighting Fixtures Int & Ext.vwx
    • Electrical-Lighting-Imp.vwx
    • Electrical-Panels-Imp.vwx
    • Electrical-Panels-Metric.vwx
    • Electrical-Power Devices-Metric.vwx
    • HVAC-Equipment-Imp.vwx
    • Sanitary-Fixtures.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Baths.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Bidets.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Faucets Bathtub & Shower.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Faucets Kitchen.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Faucets Lavatory & Bidet.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Lavatory Sinks 01.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Lavatory Sinks 02.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Showers.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Sinks.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Toilets.vwx
    • Sanitary-Kohler Whirlpools.vwx

    Edited by JimW



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