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ArchiCAD 18 meets Cinema 4D

ArchiCAD 18 meets Cinema 4D

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30 Years of
ArchiCAD & BIM

ArchiCAD 30 Years Anniversary


Learn more about the OPEN BIM initiative started by a group of independent software vendors…

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ArchiCAD 18: Join the IFC COBie flow

September 29, 2014 |Tips Users

Rob Jackson, Associate Director at Bond Bryan Architects (UK), weighs in on IFC Data Mapping in ArchiCAD 18. According to Rob, "This is real BIM!" Given the move toward the UK Government target of achieving 'Level 2 BIM' by 2016, creating, managing, and checking data efficiently is imperative. In this post, you'll learn not only how mapping works, but why it's needed in the first place.
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Have you Looked at Zone Stamps Recently?

September 25, 2014 |ArchiCAD GDL Tips

Whether you have been relying on 3rd party Objects or have just been happily using the Zone Stamps Graphisoft provided, it’s time to dig deeper and see how much more the new Zone Stamps can do.
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Blog post about IFC Mapping

September 22, 2014 |Tips IFC

In a previous post, Nathan Hildebrandt of Fulton Trotter Architects listed IFC Mapping as his top feature in ArchiCAD 18. IFC Mapping enables users to manipulate the data that is native in ArchiCAD and use it in an almost infinite number of ways either internally in ArchiCAD as part of data representation or to export customized data to OPEN BIM IFC. In this post, Nathan demonstrates the greater potential of the feature and relevance it can have to all users. According to Nathan, IFC Mapping will significantly improve your coordination capability between your model and the notes / schedules you want to associate with it.
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September 19, 2014 |GRAPHISOFT Construction Award

It's that time of year again! Time to vote for your favorite software, apps and services in the annual Construction Computing Awards. Affectionately known as "The Hammers" and now in their 9th year, the Construction Computing Awards showcase and reward the technology, tools and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance and modification of commercial buildings, residential and social housing and civil engineering projects of all sizes. GRAPHISOFT's BIMcloud, BIMx and ArchiCAD 18 are all in the running, so there are plenty of categories for you to show your support for your favorite software developer!
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ArchiCAD Summer School 2014

September 19, 2014 |ArchiCAD Learning Users

Cardiff Metropolitan University in Scotland was the scene of this year's much anticipated ArchiCAD Summer School. Dedicated users from around world gathered to engage one another in the finer points of ArchiCAD. Participants had a chance to hear from some of the top architects in the business, as well as key leaders from GRAPHISOFT. Experts and novices alike benefited greatly from the chance to share ideas and experiences.
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ArchiCAD 18 — OPEN BIM New Feature Clips

September 17, 2014 |Learning Features

To help guide you through the potential that OPEN BIM offers, we've added four New Feature Clips to our growing list of videos. Click here to learn more about Sharing Model Geometry for MEP Applications; Scheme-driven Data Management; Data Mapping; and Labeling IFC Data.

Sample project presenting CineRender settings

September 16, 2014 |Sample Learning Features

Download the ArchiCAD 18 INT sample project — presenting the CineRender surface, light and photorendering settings as displayed in the feature clips!
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"ArchiCAD asserts the role of the architect"

September 15, 2014 |Users ArchiCAD

Xavier Soule, CEO of Abvent, one of GRAPHISOFT's oldest and most loyal partners, explains why ArchiCAD is the software designed for architects. According to Xavier, ArchiCAD gives architects the freedom and power they need to design, and is the advantage that ArchiCAD has over Revit.
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How to add camera views to the BIMx model

September 15, 2014 |Learning Tips

Did you know that you can predefine different navigation options for your BIMx model? By placing camera views into the ArchiCAD project you can add movies to help your client explore the BIMx model. It is also possible to limit the navigation only to these videos/camera views. This article will guide you through this process step-by-step.
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M.A.D. about ArchiCAD

September 11, 2014 |ArchiCAD Users

We sat down with Ville Pietila and Severi Virolainen of M.A.D. in Finland to discuss ArchiCAD's role in the evolution of BIM in Finland over the years. Find out what their most interesting success is. Hint: did you know that ArchiCAD is involved in factory-made houses?
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