Watch the ARCHICAD 23 world premiere from Las Vegas
Registration now for the October 16 ARCHICAD - Twinmotion Webinar!
Learn more about ‘Importing and working with ARCHICAD data in Twinmotion’ by joining the free webinar hosted by Epic Games. In this webinar, which will be held on October 16, Craig Barr, Technical Marketing Specialist at Epic Games, and Belinda Ercan, Product Manager at GRAPHISOFT, will demonstrate a simple and straightforward way to work with ARCHICAD data in Twinmotion using the new ARCHICAD-Twinmotion Direct Link. Register here.
Tagging feature is now available on BIMcloud
The latest version of BIMcloud offers the new ‘personal tagging’ feature, to help organize and categorize project/library items, in addition to using a folder hierarchy. On BIMcloud Manager, personal tags can now be freely created and assigned to projects and libraries. Create your own tags to match your workflow, and add colors to highlight them visually. Use the tags to search/filter the content of the project tree. Tags will appear in the BIMcloud Navigator. Learn more about BIMcloud here.
“BIM gives you the chance to do things right the first time…”
Elizabeth Meyer, BIM Manager architect at LINK Arkitektur in Norway, spoke with us at the 2019 Key Client Conference about their projects. LINK Arkitektur works specifically on university buildings, hospitals and large-scale housing projects, in 16 locations throughout Scandinavia. They use dRofus in addition to ARCHICAD for their projects. Meyer believes that architects who use BIM can focus on the good things about architecture and be creative.
Watch the interview here…
Hot city, hot topic! Barcelona and BIM!
GRAPHISOFT in collaboration with SIMBIM Solutions (GRAPHISOFT distributor and exclusive training center in Spain) is organizing an international BIM Manager training week for end users in Barcelona, Spain, on November 25-29. Learn about BIM Office Management, ARCHICAD Template Creation and BIM Project Coordination, and become a GRAPHISOFT Certified ARCHICAD BIM Manager. The course is relevant to existing or future BIM Managers, BIM Coordinators and Model Managers. To find out more, visit the event website.
GRAPHISOFT ships award-winning ARCHICAD 23
GRAPHISOFT announced today that ARCHICAD 23’s global rollout process has begun. The latest version of award-winning ARCHICAD vastly improves perceived performance of essential processes such as software startup, file opening, working in multi-project environments and switching between different views of the BIM project. The brand-new Opening, Column and Beam tools increase modeling accuracy and interoperability with engineering disciplines. In addition to today’s shipping news, based on the launch of ARCHICAD 23 in June and enthusiastic AEC industry feedback, ARCHICAD 23 has won the 2019 Architect’s Newspaper Best of Products award in the Tech: Design Tools category.
dRofus 2.3 fully supports ARCHICAD 23
Thanks to the latest improvements to the dRofus-ARCHICAD live connection, dRofus 2.3 fully supports ARCHICAD 23, and users can now easily import rooms from ARCHICAD into dRofus. This enhancement will improve workflows and help users to save time, which is a great benefit when working on especially large and complex projects.
Learn more about ARCHICAD-dRofus interoperability here.
Epic, Intel, McNeel and BIMm sponsor #graphisoftLEARN Master Classes
Last chance to register for #graphisoftLEARN Master Classes in Budapest, October 3-4! Learn about "next-gen" BIM technologies and trends from the leaders of the AEC industry! Join Laurent Vidal, co-founder of Twinmotion, the award-winning real-time 3D immersion software now developed by Epic Games, a co-sponsor of the event -- along with McNeel, BIMm and Intel.
A Cooperative Housing Project in Utrecht: the Superlofts Blok Y case study
Marc Koehler Architects is an Amsterdam based concept, architecture and urban design studio. They are the creative minds behind Superlofts, a growing international network of building communities that share ideas and know-how on self-made housing and cooperative development.
Designed using ARCHICAD, the Superlofts Blok Y project in Utrecht focuses on flexibility, participation and adaptability, offering a collective of 30 homeowners a blank canvas to customize or design and build their apartments according to their needs, actively engaging them from the outset to co-create the building and its shared spaces. The Superlofts Blok Y case study examines this unique complex — where no two apartments are alike — resulting from the building’s radical flexibility, collective character and high level of sustainability…
Pioneering Nemetschek products will be presented at Madrid 2019 REBUILD Expo
REBUILD Showroom & Congress, a boutique innovation event in Madrid, Spain for the building sector, brings together industry leaders and more than 200 exhibiting brands. This year, GRAPHISOFT Distributor SIMBIM Solutions will participate and support the expo congress as an event partner, representing three pioneering Nemetschek products (ARCHICAD, BLUEBEAM and dRofus) as the best in class BIM and digitalization solutions for the construction industry. Join us September 17-19, together with 9,000 developers, builders, architects, installers, engineers and interior designers attending this event and learn more about the latest trends in digital construction.
BIMx Web Viewer is now available
The built-in Hyper-model viewer has been updated and is now available on the BIMx Model Transfer site. Providing the same feature set as the BIMx app on mobile, the BIMx Web Viewer is a perfect tool to communicate design models to all project stakeholders by sharing only the Hyper-model link with them. Thanks to GRAPHISOFT’s cloud-based BIMx Model Transfer service, clients can always access the latest version of the project, while browsing the entire content of the uploaded BIMx Hyper-models on their own computers or mobile devices in an easy-to-use, game-like way.