Casual Corridors: Removing the Bow Tie

January 07, 2015 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

When the corners get tight with sharp bends, corridor sections will begin to cross one another. This issue is known as a “Bow Tie."


Once a Bow Tie is created, the corridor will not behave as expected and corridor commands will experience issues too.

You can correct this issue a few different ways:

  1. Modify frequency and sampling settings.
  2. Add curve to the bend (PI).
  3. Use a custom assembly in region along with gradings.

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