Archives for Architecture
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
Nemetschek touts that 4/6 buildings shortlisted for RIBA Stirling Prize were designed by Vectorworks firms
Vectorworks touted as dominant used technology behind RIBA Stirling Prize Finalists
Maxon’s CINEMA 4D elevates creative process for visionary artist Clifford Ross’ unprecedented “The Austin Wall”
Clifford Ross Studios creates monumental stained glass artwork for new US Courthouse using Maxon’s acclaimed CINEMA 4D software
AIA TAP BIM Awards Winners at AIA Denver 2013
Design engineers generate dramatically lighter concepts with minimal stress using solidThinking Inspire 9.5
Nemetschek Vectorworks expands regional presence with two new key hires in Chicago and Los Angeles….events coming to Chicago
Architosh reviews Bluebeam Software’s Revu for iPad, one of our selected apps in our “Ultimate iPad Guide: 12 Must-Have Apps for Architect.” Having spent many weeks with the application in real architectural practice contexts we find this first major version excellent. Read our review to understand why.
Architosh wraps up its final list in our ambitious series, Ultimate iPad Guide: Apps for Architects. This is an “elite group” of 12 apps every generalist architect should own.