Higher Density Unit Editor

The unit editor is used to create and customize units.

high density unit editor


Default Unit Database Definitions

The following unit databases come installed in TestFit.

unit database

  • Bays - units with extended bays.
  • Corridor ext - instead of an outside corner unit, corridor will extend to the end of the building mass
  • Default - traditional units
  • Hotel - module based units
    • Luxury
    • Standard - Smallest units
    • Suites - Largest units
  • Inset - balcony will be inset
  • Juliets - 6 inch balcony
  • Micro - small units
  • Modules - units 
  • Student - units for standard student housing
  • Urban - larger units for urban living

Database settings definitions 

database settings

  • Inline Units - non corner or dead end unit
  • Inside Corners - corner units inside the building mass
  • Outside Corners - units located outside the building mass
  • Dead End Units - units located at the end of a corridor 
  • Max linear Flex - a metric that allows TF to slightly flex the unit size to solve
  • Min Angle - the boundary where the inside and outside corner units begin
  • Max Angle - the boundary where the inside and outside corner units end
  • S - Studio - no bedrooms and one living space
  • A - One Bedroom – one bedroom and one living space
  • B - Two Bedroom – two bedrooms and one living space
  • C - Three Bedroom – three bedrooms and one living space
  • <new category> - create a new unit category success

Database health

The possible linear unit configurations (inline unit score) estimates the percent of how likely TestFit will solve a corridor without allocated areas.

database health


Unit Editor


Underlay

Allows for rasterized images to deliver contextual imagery within the unit editor.

underlay


Input Panel

Make changes to the unit

building editor input panelName

  • Category - 1,2,3 bedroom
  • Unit Width
  • Unit Depth
  • Bed Count
  • Color

Entry

  • Location - sets the entry to the Left, Center, or Right
  • Offset - sets the distance from the wall
  • Width - sets the width of the entryway

Balcony

  • Location - sets the balcony to the Left, Center, or Right
  • Offset - sets the distance from the wall
  • Width - sets the width of the balcony 
  • Depth - sets the depth of the balcony
  • Inset - sets the distance of the balcony inside the unit.

Bay

Interior space project out from the exterior of the building

  • Location- sets the bay to the Left, Center, or Right
  • Offset - sets the distance from the wall
  • Width - sets the width of the bay
  • Depth - sets the depth of the bay

Add Bay - Adds a Bay

Add Balcony - Adds a Balcony


Unit Editor Output

building unit editor output panel

  • NRSF - net rentable square footage
  • Balcony - balcony area
  • Common - common area created by the entry
  • Demising - total length of walls on the sides of the unit
  • Internal Skin - total length of walls adjacent to the common area
  • External Skin - total length of walls on the building facade
  • Bedrooms - number of bedrooms
  • Bathrooms - number of bathrooms

Back to database button

| will take you back to the database view


building unit editor back to database


Removing, Duplicating, and Copying units in a database

Right click on the unit and select your command.

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Adding units

Adding units

NOTE: Only one type of corner and dead units are supported. To create a new one, either modify the existing unit, or remove the existing units and add new ones.


Adding a new database

Edit an existing database and save it locally

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Attaching an underlay

  1. Select the unit you'd like to add a background image to
  2. Hit the Add Background Image button
  3. Find image you'd like to add
  4. Scale the image from a known dimension
  5. Adjust the size of the unit to match the underlay

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