Watch the ARCHICAD 23 world premiere from Las Vegas
GRAPHISOFT Key Client Conference "Reimagine!" Presentations – watch now!
GRAPHISOFT recently wrapped up the eighth global Key Client Conference in Las Vegas, USA, bringing together 400 clients and colleagues from around the world. The main event of KCC 2019 was the live-streamed world premiere of ARCHICAD 23.
The latest version of GRAPHISOFT’s award-winning BIM software improves the architectural design and documentation workflow for its Column and Beam tools, introduces the new Opening tool for better project coordination, and vastly improves performance in terms of uninterrupted workflows and faster response times.
Key clients were invited to present examples of their best work and offer their vision for the future of BIM in their own markets and beyond.
#graphisoftLEARN Master Classes will offer BIM professionals an exceptional learning opportunity
GRAPHISOFT has announced #graphisoftLEARN Master Classes, a unique global learning and networking event taking place in Budapest, Hungary, October 3-4, 2019. “GRAPHISOFT Master Classes are a great way to gain a deeper understanding of ARCHICAD,” said Katalin Borszéki, #graphisoftLEARN Program Manager. “We are excited about this very intense two-day conference featuring senior GRAPHISOFT developers, BIM consultants and ARCHICAD power users sharing fantastic know-how — and there will be plenty of time for networking and fun too!”
The first GRAPHISOFT Basecamp
The first GRAPHISOFT Basecamp, an educational event for students, will be held at GRAPHISOFT Headquarters in Budapest, Hungary from July 22 through August 2, 2019. Twenty talented university students from around the world have been chosen from among architecture students close to or in their final year of studies. Our task is to educate these young ARCHICAD students and set them on a path to become the next generation of ARCHICAD champions, connecting them with prestigious clients in their home countries.
During the course of the two weeks, the participants will collaborate in teams following a BIM-based workflow, and cooperatively model, document and present a building design.
Building Future: Huw Roberts, CEO, GRAPHISOFT
During the recent 2019 AIA Convention in Las Vegas, ArchDaily invited Huw Roberts, GRAPHISOFT's CEO, to discuss some of the trends in the AEC industry and how the firm is leveraging technology to help architects and stakeholders work together to create better buildings. Some of the topics Huw touched upon include GRAPHISOFT's views on the role of BIM in the building industry; the recent GRAPHISOFT-Epic Games announcement; OPEN BIM; APIs, and more!
A Case Study on ARCHICAD-based GDL development for ancient style Chinese architecture
Zhejiang T.R. Architectural Design, providing services in architecture, landscaping, remodeling and BIM consulting, is known for their rich experience in cultural architecture, especially designs of ancient Chinese style buildings, as well as residences, schools, hotels and offices. The Case Study “When Archaizing Architecture meets BIM” explains how they develop unique solutions for ancient style architectural design with ARCHICAD GDL.
GRAPHISOFT's ARCHICAD 23 and BIMx win AIA ‘Best of Show’ awards
GRAPHISOFT has been recognized with two Best of Show awards in the BIM and Innovation categories by Architosh, a leading online publication dedicated to CAD/BIM/AEC software professionals and students. The awards were announced based on software and technology that was exhibited at this year’s AIA National Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 6-7.
APR Global Future Design Awards: Winning Projects Designed with ARCHICAD!
S&AA Schweitzer Architects of France has won the „APR (Architecture Press Release) Global Future Design Awards” in the Education Category, with their architectural school project in Rwanda.
The other award-winning architectural practices that are ARCHICAD users are as follows:
- AP Szczepaniak Sp. z o.o. S.K., Poland | Mixed use category, Winner, Atal Towers
- Minarc, USA | Institutional (concept) category, Second Place, Ice’n’Rock
- AP Szczepaniak Sp. z o.o. S.K., Poland | Office building category, Honorable Mention, Kakowska 29
- S&AA Schweitzer Architects, France | Private residential category, Second Place, Rehabilitation of the departmental archives of Strasbourg
- S&AA Schweitzer Architects, France | Private residential category, Third Place, Reconversion of a brownfield "Quiri" into housing
APR’s next competition, Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2019, is now open for registration.
GRAPHISOFT announces #graphisoftLEARN Master Classes
Advanced ARCHICAD enthusiasts, BIM managers and design team leaders are invited to attend GRAPHISOFT's first global learning event for end-users, happening October 3-4, in Budapest. Expert users and GRAPHISOFT trainers will teach master classes in BIM management, collaboration, algorithmic and data-driven design, and BIM data delivery. Attendees will also receive an in-depth look at ARCHICAD 23. The two-day event will offer plenary sessions and workshops designed to deepen users' knowledge of ARCHICAD.
For more information and to sign up, please visit learn.graphisoft.com
Habitation: Reinventing housing for the urban age
GRAPHISOFT is a proud partner in a powerful new documentary that explores innovative solutions to the housing crisis facing one of the world's largest cities. Developed in association with The B1M, the film investigates the work of three London-based architecture practices developing schemes on the front line of the city’s housing challenge – Alma-nac, Mae and Waugh Thistleton.
The documentary was recently screened to a 200-strong crowd at London’s iconic Regent Street Cinema.
IFC4 Certification of ARCHICAD ensures top quality data exchange with engineers
GRAPHISOFT has announced an important milestone in its support for OPEN BIM, being among the first to receive IFC4 Reference View Export Certification (Architectural Reference Exchange). IFC4 Reference View facilitates high quality coordination workflows for the design disciplines: architecture, structural engineering and building services. This latest certification will ensure that GRAPHISOFT customers will benefit from top quality data exchange with engineers.