You know, it was just awesome. (except the poor character, Hans)
Colors , textures, design, and the songs...
JUST GO AND WATCH!!
Most people may think that the highlight of this movie is the scene with the song 'Let it go'.
If you didn't watch yet, here it is.
Do you see the ice stair with ice railing?
This railing design is used for every railings in her ice castle.
I felt it's quite pretty and practical(except the material; ice). So I tried to make this with Revit.
Let's see the baluster structure.
I found two different balusters are necessary. "Y"shape and "V"shape.
For making the Y baluster, I simply created an extrusion.
I used six Ref. lines to make constraint this shape to align to slope angle of stairs. And the 'Top Cut Angle' parameter used.
And you can see the balusters are a little leaned, not vertical. Like this picture.
So, I added a void sweep which follows slope for it.
These two solid & void extrusion made a Y baluster which has multiple complicated ice edges and lean angle, and can follow slope of stairs.
There was one more.
The rail ends have spiral shape like above.
Of course rail path can be modified in projects, but it doesn't work when the plan of railing is curved like above picture.
To solve this problem, I made another baluster which has only spiral railing, not balusters.
Finally, I assembled these families at a project as one 'Frozen' type railing.
And here is the result of my work.
Rev It Go!!!
You can download the families here.