When you export the model to 3ds max, you can move them individually by poly modelling (converting the model to editable poly), if I got the question right. Besides you can check this discussion ; ...
I need to use the same modal in grasshopper and manipulate it. I can only export the modal as a mesh but I need surface in rhino. I found this plug-in which helps mathematica to work with grasshopper: Mantis V 0.5 . But I don't think it is the right...
It is my pleasure to show the "interesting architectural form" if I manage to do it :)