Model Energy Efficient Buildings with ArchiCAD 18
Swedish Power User Events
Sweden is a great country with highly skilled users and openness to new things; it’s no wonder they play a large role in the GRAPHISOFT family. I had no doubts about this in advance either, but experiencing it firsthand never ceases to impress me. And that is not an overstatement.
BIMcloud Live Online Seminar!
A live, online seminar will take place October 30 and will present the ground-breaking workflow integration of GRAPHISOFT’s BIMcloud solution with mobile devices.
GRAPHISOFT launched BIMcloud in March of this year and has received very positive feedback from both the industry and users. BIMcloud was awarded a Silver Stevie Award in the Best New Product or Service of the Year - Software - Cloud Application/Service category in the 11th Annual International Business Awards.
How to Add IFC Properties to any element in ArchiCAD
Jared Banks cuts through the mystery surrounding IFC and, instead of trying to convince you how or why to use it, he writes instead about how easy it is to add IFC Properties to an element in ArchiCAD. Jared has also done a stellar job of pulling together some of the key videos and other tools to help guide you into IFC seamlessly.
Nemetschek AG acquires US software provider Bluebeam
GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced that its parent company, Nemetschek AG, will acquire 100% of Bluebeam Software Inc., headquartered in Pasadena, California.
Challenges to Overcome
Lisbon will be the host city for the 2nd BIM International Conference, which will be held October 9-10. This year's conference, the theme of which is "Challenges to Overcome", will focus on the latest information and knowledge regarding BIM implementation worldwide and highlight best-practice solutions that allow Portugal and other countries to implement BIM faster.
ArchiCAD 18: Join the IFC COBie flow
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.