GRAPHISOFT Partners with buildingSMART Korea to Foster National BIM Standards
BUDAPEST, December 18, 2014 – GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with buildingSMART Korea, to assist in the development of the “Open BIM-based Building Design Standard and IT-Infrastructure Construction” efforts in Korea.
Rendering with ArchiCAD 18: Reawakening the Tie Fighter
In great anticipation of the new Star Wars Movie and as part of the 'Depth of FIELD/Depth of BUILD' video series, we decided to reinvite an old friend from the past: our Tie Fighter model, which was built entirely using the MORPH Tool in ArchiCAD, back in 2012.
With the help of MAXONs CineRender engine integrated into ArchiCAD, we are able to produce industry-standard graphics right from our own desktop!
Go behind the scenes and watch the video…
ARCHICON — ArchiCAD User Conference
Nathan Hildebrandt and Skewed will be present the inaugural ARCHICON – ArchiCAD User Conference on May 22, 2015 in Brisbane, Australia. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for all ArchiCAD users from beginners to Directors to learn implementation strategies and new techniques from some of the world’s best professionals. The presentations will be at the Strategic and Technical levels offering techniques and workflows they can implement immediately, and aspirational workflows that can be implemented over a longer period of time.
Takenaka Adopts GRAPHISOFT BIMx for Mobile Access to BIM Projects
GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, announced today that a large-scale purchase agreement has been finalized between GRAPHISOFT and Takenaka Corporation. The agreement will equip thousands of Takenaka field technicians with GRAPHISOFT BIMx Docs.
Overwhelming success at the First Austrian BIM Congress on November 17 in Vienna
With over 400 participants, the First Austrian BIM Congress – organized by GRAPHISOFT – was fully booked. “Demand recognized” would be a suitable statement in connection with the event because it did not only prove that BIM is becoming increasingly accepted in Germany and Austria but also made clear, how big the need for increasing awareness concerning the topics of changing operation methods, process chains and organizational structures still is for all people who are involved in the process of planning and building.
ArchiCAD is 'BIM Product of the Year' in the UK Fourth Year in a Row
GRAPHISOFT has announced that ArchiCAD 18 has won the prestigious BIM Product of the Year award at the ninth annual Construction Computing Magazine Awards in the United Kingdom. This is the fourth year in a row that ArchiCAD has been honored with the top BIM product award. In addition, GRAPHISOFT’s BIMx was the runner up for Mobile Technology of the Year, while ArchiCAD 18 was runner up for Product of the Year.
Introducing ArchiCAD Field Guide Basic.
The team at mACTify has distilled 40+ years of combined experience in using ArchiCAD and other software packages into a series of Field Guides written and structured to make you familiar with the software without being overwhelmed. Instead of searching your way through an extensive, alphabetically-organized document, the Field Guides lead you through the software step by step the way you would discover the software by yourself.
GRAPHISOFT® ArchiCAD® Now Fully-Integrated with LumenRT 2015
GRAPHISOFT has announced that it is now fully-integrated with LumenRT 2015 on the PC and Mac platforms. The interface includes full support for the export of ArchiCAD geometry and BIM information along with an integrated LumenRT proxy content library of plants, vehicles and characters. With the ArchiCAD LumenRT Exporter, ArchiCAD users can instantly transform their models into rich, immersive scenery complete with wind-blown trees, moving vehicles, animated characters, wavy water, clouds and atmospheres
Levi + Wong Design Associates—Virtualizing Healthcare Architecture on Architosh
Nestled within the upper reaches of an old timber-frame structure, Levi + Wong Design Associates paints a stark contrast to the ethos of the quaint and historic town of Concord, Massachusetts. Here, in one of the most important early small towns in American history, we find a firm using technology that just a few years ago was heralded as the future of architectural practice. Headed by its two key principals—Thomas C. Levi and Willie W. Wong—the multi-disciplinary design firm they lead is surprising in both its size and sophistication…
GRAPHISOFT Sweden is offering an international IFC-guide
The guide takes you through the basic understanding of IFC and how it works in the BIM collaboration process.IFC (Industry Foundation Classes) is a neutral and open file format that enables information exchange between different CAD applications and other software within the construction and management areas. The IFC format is ISO-certified and can be integrated into the quality assurance system that your office has chosen. IFC is developed by IAI - International Alliance for Interoperability, which today has more than 600 member companies around the world.