Nurturing talent in Vietnam at the Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture
The Ho Chi Minh City University of Architecture in Vietnam hosted the final round of the ARCHICAD BIM competition on June 24, 2016. The winner was Team “345". The competition was established in 2014, and is organized by GRAPHISOFT Japan and Ho Chin Minh City University. It is sponsored by Kajima Corporation, Okinawa Digital Vision, YKK AP FACADE, and several other firms. This year, close to 300 students participated; the task was to design buildings in the densely populated area of a city. As a result of this competition, Team “345” won a trip to Japan to see BIM in practice. In addition, the 2nd and 3rd place winners of the competition won internships with the sponsoring companies.
ARCHICAD 20 debuts to rave reviews
The response to ARCHICAD 20 in the AEC trade press has been outstanding. The coverage to date confirms what users worldwide have been telling us as well: ARCHICAD 20's fresh look at BIM has changed the way architects and designers approach their building models.
Read what respected AEC trade industry journalists and professionals have to say about ARCHICAD 20.
3LHD's local strength leads to successful projects worldwide using ARCHICAD
3LHD is a collaborative architectural studio, focused on the integration of architecture, art and (urban) landscape, an approach which has resulted in a series of projects and realizations in Croatia and abroad. We spoke with Marko Dabrović, Partner, and Krunoslav Szoersen, Architect, to learn how the team at 3LHD has leveraged their migration to BIM using ARCHICAD to land major projects from Croatia to China.
An iconic museum design is ARCHICAD 20's signature building
Meet the architectural firm behind the Len Lye Centre, ARCHICAD 20's signature building! Andrew Patterson, Director of Patterson Associates in New Zealand, shares his thoughts about how ARCHICAD helped overcome a number of design and budget challenges, resulting in an iconic museum for the ages. And, for a more in-depth look at the Len Lye Centre, we're pleased to share a detailed case study with you.
GRAPHISOFT Ships ARCHICAD 20
GRAPHISOFT announced today that ARCHICAD 20’s global rollout process has begun. Shipping started last week with the International, US, UK/Ireland, German, and Austrian versions, followed by the French version on July 4 – the first six of 28 local versions. The rest of the localized language versions will be released on a continual basis. BIMcloud will also be released in parallel with the localized versions of ARCHICAD 20.
GRAPHISOFT Key Client Conference 2016: Impressions of the attendees
GRAPHISOFT held its annual Key Client Conference two weeks ago in Budapest with over 300 attendees coming from 40 countries. During the two-day conference, attendees could network with each other and the GRAPHISOFT team while visiting the architectural and historical highlights of the Hungarian capital. GRAPHISOFT organized an exciting conference program with speakers coming from very diverse backgrounds.
GRAPHISOFT Plays Key Role in Budapest ‘CAADence in Architecture’ Conference
As the main sponsor, GRAPHISOFT has developed a series of powerful workshops for this year’s ‘CAADence in Architecture’ conference, June 16-17, in Budapest, Hungary. The workshop and conference are aimed at promoting discourse among professors, researchers, practicing architects, PhD and regular students, who immerse themselves in different areas of computer aided architectural design. The goal of the workshops is to close the distance between practice and theory.
From concept to BIM: Villa Patio in Bandung
Learn how the architects at Enzyme used ARCHICAD to design a unique residence in Java, Indonesia starting with the concept phase. According to the architects, using a design process that involves BIM achieves the best result with a better use of time and resources in a much more accurate way.
GRAPHISOFT Announces Winners of Inaugural ARCHICAD Student Design Competition
GRAPHISOFT North America, in partnership with award-winning ARCHICAD firm, Kitchen & Associates (K&A) and AIA West Jersey, have announced the winners of the inaugural student design competition. The competition coincided with the annual American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Students from across the United States, currently enrolled in architectural or interior design programs (graduate and undergraduate) were challenged to design temporary, mobile visitor centers in ARCHICAD, using shipping containers, which could be situated in popular event locations across Philadelphia, the AIA Conference host city. The top three mobile visitor center designs received a total of $3,000 in cash prizes. Numerous entries were received from universities and colleges across the United States.Read on...