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Twinmotion to be distributed worldwide by Abvent

Abvent S.A., developer of Artlantis, has taken over the distribution and communication as well as support for Twinmotion. The announcement was timed yesterday to coincide with the launch of Twinmotion 2015, the latest version of this game-changing visualization software.

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Vectorworks Experiencing Rapid Growth in UK—Report Says Leading BIM Charge

Nemetschek Vectorworks this year has captured the top spot in the annual BIM study in the United Kingdom market, the fifth largest economic superpower in the world by GDP. The study registers with US-based company’s own data on showing a doubling of its UK user base over the past five years.

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GRAPHISOFT introduces ArchiCAD 19 with Predictive Background Processing

GRAPHISOFT today introduced ArchiCAD 19, noting it has made a quantum leap in BIM performance due to its robust 64-bit architecture and new “predictive background processing” technology.

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GRAPHISOFT announces Rhino to ArchiCAD Connection

Graphisoft and Nikken Sekkei cooperation agreement bears first fruits for all ArchiCAD and Rhino users in new connector software between the two popular programs, bring leading edge modeling to a leading BIM application.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks release training to help designers achieve BIM workflows

Expert trainer Jonathan Pickup has updated his guidebooks for Vectorworks 2015. Now in their 7th editions his latest updates bring content up-to-date with version 2015 and focus on building BIM workflows.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks launches 2nd Annual Vectorworks Design Scholarship

Vectorworks Design Scholarship now in its second year kicks off—students can win up to $10,000 USD.

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How BIG’s influence can reframe the role of BIM in Architecture

Architosh is pleased to present this special feature on Bjarke Ingels Group, famed Danish architecture firm. Several weeks ago we got a chance to talk to BIG’s Jakob Andreassen, BIM Manager at BIG Copenhagen, about the architectural practice, its design methodology and perspective on the use of computerized software—particularly BIM.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks launches Chinese version of Vectorworks 2015

Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., releases Chinese language version of Vectorworks 2015 to Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese market.

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Russia’s new Renga Architecture takes aim at US & Germany dominated Architectural CAD/BIM market

Russia’s new Renga Architecture is a new 3D BIM like CAD tool for the AEC industry and soon to be officially released to the market. ASCON is the software house behind this new tool.

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Lifehouse Centre designed with ArchiCAD wins five global healthcare design awards

HDR | Rice Daubney has won five prestigious global healthcare design awards for the Chris O’Brien ‘Lifehouse Centre’

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GRAPHISOFT updates BIMx and creates BIMx Pro

GRAPHISOFT has introduced a dramatically simplified setup with its licensing options for architects and their project stakeholders in a BIM workflow with new capabilities with BIMx PRO and BIMx Modeling Sharing via in-app purchases.

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Looking at solidThinking Inspire 2014 for Architectural Design

In this companion feature article to our latest product review on Inspire 2014, Architosh looks at the specific nature of using solidThinking Inspire for architectural design.

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Product Review: solidThinking Inspire 2014

In this product review, Architosh looks at the unique solidThinking Inspire 2014 CAE-based industrial design and architecture design tool for optimizing parts and structures for weight and strength. Using the company’s unrivaled “morphogenesis” technology designers see inspiration in unique responses to forces and stress that minimize mass while retaining strength responses to loads and forces.

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Tidbits: BD 100, Greyscalegorilla, and Architecture Industry News

Our news tidbits today include industry news mostly in Architecture, with the BD WA 100 index for 2015 now available, a focus on the work being done at Greyscalegorilla plus some interesting architectural industry news items.

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Firm Profile: Levi + Wong Design Associates—Virtualizing Healthcare Architecture

We continue our Firm Profile series for the second time this month with a feature on the mixed practice design firm Levi + Wong Design Associates, a Boston area architecture, landscape architecture, planning and interior design firm serving national clients through a highly-developed 3D ‘virtual design’ process using GRAPHISOFT’s highly noted ArchiCAD and BIMx platforms.

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