Archives for Architecture
An early look at AIA National in Chicago and the ideas and trends that are coming into focus
SimTread 2 is now available in English and works as a plugin from within Vectorworks…
Architect Daniel Libeskind speaks about the beauty of the “app world” while using Paper by 53 in Apple’s WWDC introductory feature video in San Francisco this week. Apple yesterday introduced iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite
Architect Peter Bohlin of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson talks about working with Steve Jobs on the architecture of the Apple Stores today on Bloomberg TV
GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner STAR brings advanced building energy modeling (BEM), simulation and analysis to the early stages of the BIM workflow with the intent to improve and alter building designs. The software supports ASHRAE Standard 90.1 for LEED and more…
Architosh is in Japan covering live GRAPHISOFT’S big announcement about its new “BIMcloud” technology and offering. The Hungarian software innovator has again introduced industry firsts to the AEC software market
Architecture Business Plan Competition encourages creativity within the profession to flourish through “entrepreneurship” and creative ventures–new competition opens up dialog about the role of entrepreneurship in architecture profession
In this special feature article we explore solidThinking Evolve and its use in advanced architectural surface modeling. In this part 1 feature we demonstrate the basics in working with complex curved surfaces and forms
In this product review Architosh looks at GRAPHISOFT’S latest mobile app, the iOS-based BIMx Docs. BIMx was the first iteration of a BIM model viewing app with game-like walk-thru mode navigation, “gravity” based sensitivity–so that the walking experience felt as real as possible (no walking through walls like in the movie “Ghost”)–and door recognition. Now BIMx Docs extends on that solid base adding 2D documents and marrying the two types of viewing and navigation experiences.
GRAPHISOFT launches EcoDesigner STAR for standards compliant energy performance analysis for architects
Following the hot swell of intense interest from last week’s post on Autodesk’s somewhat quiet news that it was expanding on its remote technology to bring popular Autodesk apps to “a browser near you”, the company has just posted a video of Revit running on FireFox on the Mac.
GRAPHISOFT, a global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, will compete for the title of Hungary’s ‘National Public Champion’ in this year’s European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM International, as the public vote opens for the first time
Architosh is thrilled to share with its readers its latest Viewpoint contribution by architects Louis Smith and Lisa Stacholy, expressing a clear vision about the importance of “Inspiration” in the age of BIM. This well constructed essay leads the reader with its most powerful reasons ahead of its main conclusion and then subtly counter punches the reader’s own response with a few deftly crafted versions of more modest projects that put to use the very theories the authors espouse.
Upcoming Boston area ArchiCAD user group meeting will focus on Sections and Details in version 17
Are you excited about running Revit on a new Mac Pro under Boot Camp? You might want to really review that decision first…or switch BIM programs if it means that much to you