This piece of play equipment is based on the TuffRiders® Horse. They make several different riders (mostly animals), but the horse is certainly one of the most iconic, perhaps because it is rooted in the traditional rocking horse.
Mobius Climber Play Structure
The next piece of Revit play equipment is the Mobius Climber, by Landscape Structures. Based on the non-orientable surface of the Möbius Strip, the panel element is composed of a single modular piece arranged and oriented in various ways.
As such, Landscape Structures has several standard Mobius Climbers Continue reading
Playground Swing Set
The tricky part about making a swing set in Revit is simply the swing itself. The seat, in particular, does not lend itself to being constructed from sweeps and revolves. Also, a complex material like a chain is difficult to capture in a Revit material. But it is doable.
The key is finding the realistic balance between representation and accuracy. Continue reading
Upcoming Content: Play Structures
For the next round of Revit families, I am planning on creating a variety of play structures. So, what type of play ground pieces would you like to see in Revit? I have a few ideas, but I am also open to suggestions.
Right now, I am thinking about doing a few freestanding elements…