From Diamonds to JSON

This article explains how to send a model from Diamonds to JSON, using BIM Expert.


This BIM workflow is only for bar elements! Plate elements are currently not supported.

1. Preparation in Diamonds

The transfer to will be on geometry and loads. The presence of results is not required.

2. Send the Diamonds model to JSON

2.1 From Diamonds to BIM Expert

In the File menu tab, select ‘Export > Export to BIM Expert’  or simply use F8.

The geometry model is sent to BIM Expert. All sections and materials are automatically converted and transferred, as well as the loads and results (if present). The model is now in BIM Expert.

2.2 From BIM Expert to JSON

In the Model tab, select ‘Export’. Next, choose JSON File. Click to continue.

2.2.1 Settings

Choose the formatting style and whether the file should be opened after saving.Select the elements to be included in the conversions.  Click ‘Continue’ to finish the export.

Pick a location to save the JSON file.

4. Get started with BIM Expert

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