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.
Architect Models Energy Efficient Home in ArchiCAD
Architect Andrew Passacantando, AIA was tasked with renovating an existing property to meet the needs of his client. When the project first began, Passacantando says he investigated renovating the existing house, but after a walk-through of the property, decided it would be best to start over. Passacantando says he relied heavily on ArchiCAD as a design tool to create the initial concept for the home.
Weatherhead Architects - ArchiCAD and Artlantis overcome design challenges
Butterfly Square is a landmark building, which provides a new urban center in Halland, on the West coast of Sweden. The greatest challenge was to create a fully working BIM model, one which produces beautiful informative drawings, while also offering realistic visualisations.
Need talented, young ArchiCAD users?
Generation Y is different. Borders don’t exist for them. They live life outside a comfort zone, and computers are part of their DNA. That is why we think it would be a great idea to connect these young talents with offices that are looking for help. A win-win situation!
"How much should I model in ArchiCAD?" (Part 1)
Jared Banks weighs in with his thoughts on what to consider when you're modeling in ArchiCAD. "It's not about what you want, but about what you need," Jared reminds us. In this post, he walks us through the first of the three ways to ask the “to model or not to model” question.
GRAPHISOFT Sponsors Revit Technology Conference
Yes, you read it right. Just like last year, GRAPHISOFT was a Gold Sponsor of the “Revit Technology Conference Europe 2014” (RTC 2014 Europe) recently held in Dublin.
ArchiCAD 18 T-shirts!
GRAPHISOFT has some ArchiCAD 18 T-shirts to give away to a few lucky winners. In order to get the T-shirts, you need to download ArchiCAD 18 from this link, and create a rendering with the new feature, CineRender. When you have your best image, create a .jpg and upload it to our Facebook Page. Our dedicated editorial team will choose the best ones, and we will ship you your Limited Edition ArchiCAD 18 T-shirt.
The competition ends Monday, so hurry!
Enter the competition.
Advantages of BIM & Renovation Live Online Seminar
Join us for a live, online seminar on November 13 to explore the Calumet Middle School renovation project and how STR Partners employed an effective BIM strategy in managing, documenting and graphically presenting the updating and expansion of the school.