Download the BIMx Hyper-model of the GRAPHISOFT HQ
Have you heard about the new BIMx Docs Model Sharing license option, which lets you share your BIMx models with your clients and colleagues? If not, click on the link below to see it in action on your iPad or iPhone. You can open the full BIMx hyper-model of GRAPHISOFT corporate headquarters, complete with all the 2D documentation including plans, sections and elevations. Walk through the offices and see where ArchiCAD is developed day-by-day!
GRAPHISOFT BIMx News: New Licensing Option for Sharing BIMx Docs with Clients
BUDAPEST, April 8, 2014 – GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, announced today that its award-winning BIM presentation app, BIMx Docs, will now be available through a new licensing option allowing architects to easily share their Hyper-models with clients.
Mo I Rana Waterfront competition winner
The Norwegian firm Arkitektgruppen Cubus AS from Bergen won first prize for the Mo i Rana Waterfront
competition in February, 2014. The firm has used ArchiCAD for 16 years, taking advantage of both the BIM Server
and OPEN BIM.
2013 End of Year Graphisoft ArchiCAD Student Competition - Australia
We asked students across Australia to submit work done in ArchiCAD for the end of year 2013.
We received a large number of submissions and today would like to showcase a couple of them on vimeo.
Why one of Apple’s most notable developers is winning big in Japan
"...As it turns out this plays a key part in why Japan’s largest architecture firm, Nikken Sekkei, has chosen to partner with GRAPHISOFT of Hungary, one of Apple’s most accomplished software developers.
“People don’t buy what you do but why you do it,” says Simon Sinek, in one of the most popular of TED Talks. ”The goal is not to do business with everybody who needs what you have, the goal is to do business with people who believe what you believe.”
In the case of GRAPHISOFT, they believe in something different than their biggest competitors. They believe in what has been branded Open BIM, which some may argue or criticize as a non-leader’s survivalist strategy, not a business philosophy..."
GRAPHISOFT's Brand-new BIMcloud Announced at Exclusive Tokyo Press Event
TOKYO, March 25, 2014 – GRAPHISOFT® announced today its upcoming BIMcloud® Solution in the presence of selected international journalists and top Japanese AEC companies. The exclusive event took place at the prestigious Roppongi Hills Club of Tokyo with live connections to GRAPHISOFT’s Southeast Asia headquarters in Hong Kong as well as its global headquarters in Budapest.
Almost 30 Reasons...
When one celebrates a "round" birthday - such as 20, 30, 50 etc. ...she reflects on the past - and even gets a little philosophical. This is what we did, as ArchiCAD turns 30 this year and decided to ask several long-time clients: why have you chosen Graphisoft? A surprising and inspiring video was born. Watch it...
AEC Technology Updates, Spring 2014
Lachmi Khemlani, founder and editor of AECbytes, mentions the recent launch of GRAPHISOFT's EcoDesigner STAR in her AEC Technology Updates for Spring, 2014. EcoDesigner STAR works as a plug-in to ArchiCAD, enabling multiple thermal zone Building Energy Models (BEM) to be derived from the project BIM.
ArchiCAD Assists Team in Pushing Designs Further
Learn how Dick Clark & Associates, an architecture firm based in Austin, Texas, was able to meet the challenges of working on several large projects at the same time. Previously, the firms worked with Vectorworks, but made the switch to ArchiCAD two years ago. Since then, the team has noticed the freedom they have to design instead of worrying about the back end of their drawings. Because ArchiCAD supports their creativity with solid architectural data and building information that is valid and purposeful, the architects report being able to explore various options and essentially push their designs further -- even when they have a lot going on at once.
GRAPHISOFT'S ArchiCAD 17 Scores 100% in the COBie Design and Construction Documents Challenge
BUDAPEST, March 12, 2014 – GRAPHISOFT announced today that it has successfully completed the buildingSMART alliance January 2014 Challenge in the COBie Design and Construction Documents Category. With zero errors, ArchiCAD 17 fulfilled 100% of the COBie requirements.