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We’ve Got Company—New Apple for Architects website launched!

New blog focused on Apple for Architects has been launched by architect and Architosh reader Neal Pann

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Event: How 4 Leading Architects Are Winning with Performance-Based Design

Sefaira will be hosting an event on Performance-Based Design in mid October, featuring four experts and a panel led Q&A session

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Nemetschek Vectorworks announces 2014 Vectorworks Design Scholarship Winners – Awards over $50,000 in scholarship funds to students

15 students from around the globe are winners in the 2014 Vectorworks Design Scholarship program with Diego Bermudez taking the grand prize of $10,000 for the Richard Diehl Award for best overall student entry

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AIA: Opening Comments, Thoughts & Photos on AIA National in Chicago

An early look at AIA National in Chicago and the ideas and trends that are coming into focus

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Nemetschek Vectorworks releases English version of SimTread 2 Pedestrian Simulation Software

SimTread 2 is now available in English and works as a plugin from within Vectorworks…

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Famed architect Daniel Libeskind touts beauty of the ‘App World’ in Apple WWDC video

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

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Famed architect Peter Bohlin talks about Steve Jobs and the Architecture of Apple

Architect Peter Bohlin of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson talks about working with Steve Jobs on the architecture of the Apple Stores today on Bloomberg TV

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In-Depth: Architosh looks at GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner STAR

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…

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Special Event from Japan: GRAPHISOFT announces new ‘BIMcloud’ for global architectural industry

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

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Architecture Business Plan Competition Announced by Charrette Venture Group

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

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solidThinking Evolve for Architectural Design Modeling – Part 1

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

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Product Review: GRAPHISOFT BIMx Docs for iPad and iPhone

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.

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GRAPHISOFT releases new EcoDesigner STAR

GRAPHISOFT launches EcoDesigner STAR for standards compliant energy performance analysis for architects

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Autodesk post video of Revit running through Web browser on Mac OS X

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.

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GRAPHISOFT aiming to become National ‘Public’ Champion for Hungary in Euro Business Awards

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

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