FEM-Design API Toolbox
(by Strusoft)
FEM-Design 19 3D Structure API Toolbox.
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Compatible with FEM-Design 19 3D Structure only.

Toolbox to communicate with FEM-Design through StruXML allowing its users to create parametric models, run iterative analyses and create automated workflows.


This toolbox contains a plentyfull of functions to:

  • Create FEM-Design objects (bars, shells, covers, loads, supports, reinforcement etc.),
  • Append objects to FEM-Design models,
  • Run analysis,
  • Run design calculations (RC-design, Steel-design, Timber-design),
  • Export results,
  • Export documentation


Place the Grasshopper Assembly file (.gha) in your Grasshopper components folder (...\Rhino 6\Plug-ins\Grasshopper\Components\). Make sure that you unblock the the file by right-clicking on it going to Properties>General>Unblock. If the file is not unblocked an error message will be prompted in Rhino when loading Grasshopper.


This package and related documentation is for illustrative and educational purposes and may not interact with FEM-Design in a reliable way depending on your version, installation and content of the files. Furthermore, Strusoft won´t guarantee full support of the package.