ArchiCAD in the Blogosphere
There's plenty of relevant material "out there" created by ArchiCAD users, resellers, consultants or industry experts. This page contains an organically growing list of blogs covering topics related to ArchiCAD. The ever-changing nature of the virtual world guarantees that the list will never be final! If you happen to know about any ArchiCAD blog not featured here, please so we can pass it on to others.
Shell Tool in Action!
From the BIMES Blog
Two Videos on Complex Profiles
The Cincinatti Union Terminal - Interview with the BIMx Competition's PRO Winner
From the BIM Engine Blog
Archiblog Diseñadero (in Spanish)
The aim of this blog is to keep ArchiCAD users up-to-date and help them maximize the use of this tool by improving their skills. The authors also would like to facilitate the transition from the 2D CAD world to a 3D BIM environment by minimizing the fear of change.
ArchiBloQ (in Polish)
This Polish language blog mainly addresses technical issues and provides links to downloadable library elements for both ArchiCAD and Abvent's Artlantis.
ArchiCAD Blog (in Italian)
The ArchiClass ArchiCAD Blog is maintained by an Italian ArchiCAD distributor. They cover all kinds of ArchiCAD-related topics from details to conceptual BIM subjects.
ArchiCAD Chile Blog (in Spanish)
This independent ArchiCAD blog is maintained by a network of ArchiCAD and Artlantis users of various levels, sharing their knowledge and resources with the community, thus teaching each other while learning interactively.
ArchiCADemy Facebook page
ArchiCADemy is an Australian Education, Training & Consulting service provider. Their Facebook page is a blog-like collection of tricks & tips, thoughts and interesting news related to the world of ArchiCAD and BIM.
ArchiCAD Monkey Blog
"the archiCADmonkey blog is a place find to great articles, reviews, tips and tutorials about some well-established architectural + design related programs, as well as some other useful apps for iPhone + iPad."
ArchiCAD in South Africa
GRAPHISOFT's South African Partner's site is full of very useful and frequently updated training resources, technical FAQ's, tips, events and discussions related to ArchiCAD.
ArchiCADThai (in Thai)
The Thai GRAPHISOFT Partner company's blog provides insight, general BIM knowledge, and specific ArchiCAD-related information to the growing community of Thai ArchiCAD users.
The microblog of Mark Ferriday at VG Developments and Design offers short updates on what comes to an "architectural technician and construction modeller's mind with 20 years experience of architecture and working drawings" while working with his software, ArchiCAD.
ArchiCAD Users Blog
The blog of the ArchiCAD Users Association, founded by long-time users with international backgrounds. The ACUA is the organizer of the ArchiCAD Summer & Winter Schools & Spring Academy. The blog covers general information related to these events and ArchiCAD.
An ArchiCAD Manifesto. An irreverent and insightful examination of ArchiCAD strategy through well-researched posts spiced with humor and bombast. Includes illustrations, hyperlinked references, and practical recommendations. Templates and white papers provided as topics develop.
ArchiClass ArchiCAD Blog (in Portuguese)
An information-rich Portuguese language blog about ArchiCAD. All kinds of nicely presented Tips & Tricks. Worth checking out even if you don't speak the language.
ArchiClub on-line (in Hungarian)
"This place is a forum for all those interested in and using ArchiCAD, occasionally covering other architecture-related topics as well, since BIM is not the only thing in the world around us…"
ArchiMAG is an independent but ArchiCAD-oriented periodical. The magazine covers articles about software and hardware as well as users. The blog is a very useful expert of the printed magazine.
Arquitecturama.MX (in English and Spanish)
Arquitecturama.MX is written by Pablo Montes, a Mexican architect. His goal is to share his knowledge with others from the field of architecture.
ArchiTruques Blog (in Portuguese)
An independent and established user blog, ArchiTruques is well-known by the community of Portuguese-language users all around the world.
Atinne Blog (in Spanish)
The Atinne Training & Consulting Center's blog updates readers on general BIM, ArchiCAD and Artlantis-related topics and events.
BIM Blog of South Africa
"Discussion around the rapidly developing use and implementation of BIM in Southern Africa, with dedicated commentary on the "Green" use of BIM-based software."
BIM Engine Blog
GRAPHISOFT North America's new blog site launched. Includes tons of information on great Architecture, upcoming trends and technology and tips and tricks for ArchiCAD Users.
The English language blog of BIMES, the BIM Service, BIM Software and BIM Training Provider in the Middle East and North Africa.
The Bimr Blog
The subtitle of this user blog is "a practical view at ArchiCAD". And so it is. The experiences, explorations and suggestions of a fresh ArchiCAD user are always very interesting and important.
BIMreal.com is a collection of practical cases with a lot of videos on BIM and openBIM. Every week the openBIM weekly is published with topics on BIM and openBIM.
BIMStop is the centre of building information offering generic and manufacturer specific BIM content. They publish articles dealing with BIM software and general BIM-specific subjects.
Eric Bobrow was an ArchiCAD reseller in the US for 21 years, so he is one of those bloggers with the widest and most comprehensive knowledge of ArchiCAD. These days, he is getting VERY social. Check out his blog, YouTube channel, Facebook page, Twitter channel and Best Practices Course for some very serious and helpful ArchiCAD knowledge!
CAD Garage Blog
CADGarage is an on-line store dedicated to Architects, Designers and Mac enthusiasts. Their blog covers general industry subjects with an emphasis on ArchiCAD.
Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Cadimage is a developer of productivity add-ons for GRAPHISOFT ArchiCAD sold to the worldwide ArchiCAD community. Their blog is a great resource for ArchiCAD and Cadimage tool users.
Colectivo BIM España (in Spanish)
The first BIM professional association in Spain was launched last August.
Colectivo BIM España is a non-profit association incorporating firms, professionals and institutions for the investigation, development and dissemination of (Building Information Technology) within Spain.
"BIM: Evolution or Revolution? I intend to write about the rise of Flatcad over the last 30 years. About the damage it did to the industry and how buildings are documented. I plan to muse over this dilemma and offer a thought for each day over the next 365 days"…A courageous commitment by Zolna Murray, the owner of this great daily read.
Digital Architecture Tips & Tricks
David Maudlin of Digital Architecture is a long-time user and trainer. His tips are unique and can be very helpful.
Digital Vision Automation Blog
Digital Vision Automation's general BIM blog is always a great read, often covering ArchiCAD-related topics as well.
This user site is maintained by Andy Thomson, a long-time ArchiCAD user and trainer. Focusing on green architecture, his website presents not only his work using ArchiCAD, but also thoughts and ideas about architecture and the BIM tools utilized.
Garquitectos Blog (in Spanish)
A place to find news, tips, and tutorials about ArchiCAD, Archisuite, and other programs related to architecture. This blog is written by Jose Gemez, Spanish architect.
Gideon Taljaard is a GRAPHISOFT Registered Consultant, working for GRAPHISOFT South Africa, helping the ArchiCAD community by offering hints, tricks & tips, "how to"s as well as links to GDL downloads.
GRAPHISOFT Danmark Blog (in Danish)
This is the official Danish ArchiCAD Blog from GRAPHISOFT Denmark. A forum for news, opinions, reviews, guides, ideas, interviews and tip & tricks about ArchiCAD, architecture, BIM and technical solutions for the AEC community. The blog is often updated and everybody is welcome to contribute or comment.
INTCAD's ArchiCAD User Tips
Integrated CADD Services is a technology consulting firm specializing in Building Information Modeling sales, training and implementation. Their Tips are of the more sophisticated kind…
How To Use ArchiCAD (in Japanese)
An ArchiCAD Wiki-like source written in Japanese by local ArchiCAD professionals. They share know-how, tips and tricks, and suggestions on how to use ArchiCAD most efficiently.
Lápis Tecnologia (in Portuguese)
"Lápis Tecnologia is a company for the training of professionals in architecture, engineering and design, through new tools." The blog deals with ArchiCAD, Artlantis, and other BIM tools.
Noletoblog (in Portuguese)
Independent blog written by the Brazilian architect, Murilo Noleto, highlighting his art and architecture; discussions about BIM and ArchiCAD, with tips for beginners.
On Land Blog
"At Rill Architects we run ArchiCAD on Mac OS X. If you work at Rill, this is your stuff. If you don't, but you work in ArchiCAD, you may find something interesting…"
ArchiCAD and GDL tips from an experienced ArchiCAD/Mac practice. Very well-structured, easy-to-search information.
Rabbit Hole Blog
The blog section of a very interesting, fresh and developing GDL site. "This site is an exploration into the world of GDL object programming…While knowledge or use of GDL is certainly not required to use ArchiCAD, I think that having some knowledge of GDL will greatly improve one's understanding of the program and dramatically increase productivity."
"This blog is about using BIM on a day-to-day basis. I'll cover ArchiCAD tips, BIM and management thoughts... The specifics are about ArchiCAD—that's the software I use and sell—but the overall themes are relevant regardless of your software." A promising new blog from a practiced CAD Manager.
Webarchi Blog (in French)
General ArchiCAD and GRAPHISOFT related news in French.