Archives for Architecture
Learn how to use Galapagos with Grasshopper to optimize four clustered buildings for optimal views against core criteria like building area, depth and shape constraints, etc—from ThinkParametric.
To kick off the new year, Architosh looks at five emerging technology trends happening broadly across society and what their influence and impacts may be on the AEC industry and the professionals that drive it—including architects, builders, engineers and environmental stakeholders like the citizens of cities.
Billed as the software you need to know to get a job in 2017, Black Spectacles’ Annual Software Requirements Study has Revit, AutoCAD, and SketchUp as the three must know applications in demand at top architecture firms. But is this list good for the industry at large?
To some, the ultimate architectural design workflow on Mac has just been created. GRAPHISOFT’s efforts put together three leading AEC industry tools working together on the Mac platform.
Does Vectorworks Architect 2017 match up to the tremendous volume of new innovations in last year’s upgrade? In this in-depth product review, architect John Helm takes a look at all the new features and improvements.
Chaos Group, the makers of the famed V-ray renderer, has partnered with AEC presentation start-up CL3VER, making 2 million euro investment. New partnership will bring essential 3D visualization and communications tools into one software platform.
Rhino 5 for Mac goes up in price in January so readers who have wanted to add this tool to their arsenal should probably grab this app now. This, plus we have additional notes on Rhino Mac development in general below.
Bluebeam Revu 2016.5.2 updates doesn’t just squash bugs—new update supports new Microsoft Surface Studio all-in-one computer. This one will make Apple Mac users in the AEC industry jealous!
Joint Venture between OrthoGraph and ARCHLine aims at solving key pain points in the AEC industry with measuring existing buildings on paper and manually repeating an error-prone process with paper-to-CAD translation. New collaboration streamlines specifically for work that interior architects and decorators must do.
In this featured video, Architosh showcases all the new great features in the new Vectorworks 2017 product range, including some BIM interoperability capabilities including native Revit import.
Vectorworks is holding a webinar 16 August 2016 on rendering for success.
Leading BIM software developer, Graphisoft, has introduced significant updates to its multi award-winning BIM presentation and communication app, BIMx. Latest update adds new features to both BIMx and BIMx PRO.
JOM Architekten is the Foundation Award 2016 winner.
In this special interview feature, Architosh talks to Eva Franch i Gilabert after her design keynote at the 2016 Vectorworks Design Summit held this spring in Chicago.
In this Pre-Review of specialized web 3D and virtual reality kit, John Helm talks about this technology coming up in Vectorworks 2017 to be released this fall. Helm outlines the basics of the technology itself, gives example uses for various design professionals, and places it into the context of change confronting the industry and the continuation of the BIM transformation in AEC.