Tekla Structures Open API

An application programming interface into Tekla Structures, the BIM software for structural design and detailing

With Tekla Open API you can:

  • Customize Tekla Structures functionality to fit your projects
  • Speed up your daily activities by recording and automating user interface actions
  • Increase productivity in modeling and drawing creation
  • Turn manual routines into automated actions
  • Integrate Tekla Structures to other software
  • Create intelligent 3D products and tools for building product manufacturers

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Join Tekla Partners Program and get cheap Tekla Partners Program Suite, access to full support, permission to sell your Tekla Structures, EPM, Tedds and Structural Designer apps, and possibility to reach Tekla users around the world, and much more.

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Tekla Developer Awards 2020 winner selected!

The jury has now selected the winner of Tekla Developer Awards 2020. The top prize goes to the Bolt Clearance Check developed by JMT Consultants. Congratulations!

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Test the long-waited Direct Manipulation API

We have now a prototype of the Direct Manipulation API available for testing in Tekla Warehouse. Follow the instructions and give it a try.

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Tekla Open API 2020 is here!

We've again enhanced Tekla Open API. The 2020 API contains lot of bug fixes and many improvements.


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Join Tekla Development Experts directory

Tekla users are in need of Tekla developers. The directory Tekla Development Experts helps Tekla users to find developers for their projects. All Tekla Partners Program members are welcome to join the directory!

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Value for your business

Find inspiration on how others have developed and succeeded with Tekla Structures Open API.

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Fondation Louis Vuitton: Automated production of panels

Tekla Structures Open API and Fondation Louis Vuitton by Frank Gehry, aluminium cladding panels
POUMA developed specific software tools, which resulted in a highly automated production process.

Packhunt.io: Advanced technology for everyone

Packhunt.io and Tekla Partners Program
White Lioness technologies, innovative startup, is taking efficiency even further with the Tekla Partners Program.