GRAPHISOFT Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore Institute of Architects
SINGAPORE/BUDAPEST, July 7, 2014 – GRAPHISOFT®, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed with the Singapore Institute of Architects (SIA). The MOU signals a commitment to working together for the advancement of architecture and specifically to promoting Building Information Modeling (BIM) knowledge and enhancing professional BIM skill levels among architects in Singapore.
The MOU was signed by Tibor Stahl, Director and Colin Kum, Sales Director of GRAPHISOFT Hong Kong Singapore Branch; Theodore Chan, President of SIA; and Mr. Ashvinkumar, Immediate Past President of SIA.
The MOU was designed to establish a SIA-GRAPHISOFT Partnership Program to boost collaboration and jointly host seminars, workshops, and events.
The Partnership Program includes sponsorship in the following areas:
- Archifest and ArchXpo Sponsorship (2014, 2015, and 2016)
- SIA Practice Convention Sponsorship and Knowledge Sharing (2015, 2016, and 2017)
- SIA Design Awards Category Sponsor (2014, 2015, and 2016)
- Professional Knowledge Seminars (2014, 2015, and 2016)
With this partnership, GRAPHISOFT is committed to sharing deeper knowledge of practical BIM application with architects and helping professionals in Singapore leverage BIM technology to enhance productivity and cost-savings.
GRAPHISOFT® ignited the BIM revolution in 1984 with ARCHICAD®, the industry first BIM software for architects. GRAPHISOFT continues to lead the industry with innovative solutions such as its revolutionary BIMcloud®, the world’s first real-time BIM collaboration environment, EcoDesigner™, the world’s first fully BIM-integrated “GREEN” design solution and BIMx®, the world’s leading mobile app for BIM visualization. GRAPHISOFT has been a part of the Nemetschek Group since its acquisition in 2007.