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.
Skewed is a Blog that discusses a variety of issues relating to BIM through the eyes of Nathan Hildebrandt, a Registered Architect (in QLD, Australia) and a long-time ArchiCAD user. The site's primary function is a Blog on BIM, "Building Information Modelling," to share experiences of Fulton Trotter Architects with the Consulting and Construction Industry.
BIM Blog | Bond Bryan Architects
BIM Blog is run by Rob Jackson, a BIM Manager from Bond Bryan. The discussions include Rob’s passion for the OPEN BIM approach. The blog also offers a wealth of resources about BIM for novices and veterans alike.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
My BIM blog
"I am a residential designer and BIM manager using archicad in a full BIM capability. As I come across questions from coworkers and friends I post "how to" or "did you know" style responses to my tumblr account."
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.
"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.