August 2023 - Edge Offsets (1.01, 1.02, 1.03)

Modified on Tue, 10 Oct 2023 at 09:07 AM

What's New in TESSA 1.01 (26/07/23) 


  • Edge Offset: the ability to add padding/offset around your boundary, including:
    • Linking all edges to adjust equally 
    • Unlinked offset to adjust edges independently
    • Either drag or key in a number
    • For more info - see article here
  • Single loaded buildings are now automatically generated where a zone or portion of a zone is too small to accommodate a double loaded building


  • The "F" key on your keyboard will now focus and zoom on a zone when selected - simply select your zone > Press F on your keyboard
  • Design Brief is maintained when creating and modifying any zones of your site
  • When creating a new zone, the Design Brief from your last updated zone is applied to your newly created zone
  • Zone "Usage" (Buildable or Exclusion) is no longer overwritten when creating a new zone
  • When cutting a zone, the brief is maintained on both newly created zones
  • New metrics have been introduced to improve the accuracy of our Cost Plan, such as wall area and perimeter, and especially facilitating costs (Site Clearance)
  • The overall aggregation strategy has been improved to maximise Land Coverage and optimise site layout
  • Bugs in Building Presets rendering and zone creation tools have been fixed

What's New in TESSA 1.02 (02/08/2023)

Bug Fixes

  • 2D is now available on all zones at once to visualise a Site Plan
  • Bug in 2D when a zone is empty has been fixed

What's New in TESSA 1.03 (07/08/2023)

Bug Fixes

  • Fix bug freezing the generation of buildings when slicing a zone with uniform offset boundaries across all edges


Please note that the web browsers Firefox and Safari are still not supported under this version of TESSA. 

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