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AIA: Show Floor Reports: Autodesk, Trimble and Nemetschek Group Companies

In this show floor report we’ll cover the news and items shown at AIA Atlanta by three of the Big Four AEC software companies and include our notes from our meetings with these companies. We had three separate meetings with Autodesk alone, a meeting each with Trimble and each of the Nemetschek Group companies Graphisoft and Nemetschek Vectorworks Inc.

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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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AIA: Notes on Day 1 in Atlanta, Georgia

Some quick notes from Day 1 at AIA Atlanta where the day began with some superb keynotes, especially the primary one by President Bill Clinton.

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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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Trimble and Nemetschek Group form strategic alliance

The two AECO American and German technology giants form partnership to expand adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) across building design, construction and operation workflows.

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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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Vectorworks Design Summit: What’s Coming in Vectorworks 2016

Dr. Biplab Sarkar, CTO of Nemetschek Vectorworks, had the most anticipated keynote at the Vectorworks Design Summit this week in Philadelphia, as the company for the first time gave users a peek into the future of Vectorworks, even beyond the next shipping version.

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Vectorworks Design Summit: Initial Thoughts

Some thoughts on the Vectorworks Design Summit going on this week in downtown Philadelphia, as more than 300 users from around the world join with global Vectorworks experts, trainers, resellers and visionary designers to learn, share and explore the future of Vectorworks and design fields.

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KUBUS releases BIMcollab BCF Manager for Navisworks

KUBUS releases BIMcollab BCF Manager or Navisworks, bringing BCF 2.0 round-trip workflows between Autodesk Navisworks and leading BIM authoring platforms ArchiCAD and Revit.

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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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Revamping Old Building Design for Achieving Net Zero Energy Consumption

It is the responsibility of every home owner, developer, architect, and engineer to develop energy efficient buildings and hence contribute towards the crucial cause of safeguarding the energy resources that are going extinct. The NZEB wave has the potential to transform the AEC industry and make buildings self-reliant for their energy requirements.

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OrthoGraph version 10 offers new features in mobile building surveys

Hungarian-based OrthoGraph, introduces version 10.0 of its namesake mobile app for creating building surveys on an iPad device. OrthoGraph is a time-efficient tool for generating CAD data in the field useful to the BIM process through its support for IFC export.

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BIM6x Launches new Template Kits for ArchiCAD 18

BIM6x is an ArchiCAD-based BIM specialist firm and now is offering three new powerfully useful ArchiCAD template “kits” containing hundreds of template settings, features, library items, instructional manuals and sample files for ArchiCAD 18.

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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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Nemetschek Vectorworks introduces new BCF Importer and other BIM Interoperability Enhancements

Nemetschek Vectorworks Service Pack 3 adds two big new BIM interoperability standards plus key improvements to the rest of the software.

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