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GRAPHISOFT’s ARCHICAD 20 Wins Digital Building Transition Award in France

GRAPHISOFT takes home top honors in French building industry awards program.

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Product Review: Vectorworks Architect 2017

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.

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GRAPHISOFT’s Native BIM Formats Are Now Accepted for Architectural Building Submission in Singapore

The Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore has recently launched the Code of Practice (CoP) for BIM e-submissions and voluntary submission of architectural plans in native BIM formats, which includes GRAPHISOFT’s .PLA file format.

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BIM for Smart Layouts and Smart HVAC Products Enhance Energy Efficiency

While a Trump presidency in the United States potentially threatens the shared goals of the Paris Climate Conference agreements, architects and MEP engineers today have increasingly sophisticated tools and techniques to continue to save building energy consumption—like Smart BIM layouts and Smart HVAC products.

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New Release of GRAPHISOFT BIMx—Now Supports Google Cardboard for VR

Multi-award winning BIMx, an innovative mobile application for Apple iOS and Google Android devices, now supports Google Cardboard bring virtual reality functionality to users.

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Autodesk Shows Its Future—Democratizes Data & Tools, Obliterates Reliance on Windows

Autodesk delivered a fanscinating Innovation Keynote this week, even showing publicly for the first time its future AEC vision in Project Quantum. The biggest take-away from Project Quantum is that it is completely democratized in terms of access, devices and data.

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Six Years Running—ArchiCAD Wins ‘BIM Product of the Year’ Again

GRAPHISOFT has again took top prize in the BIM Product of the Year category at The Hammers.

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OrthoGraph Wraps Up Successful Trade Show at London Build

OrthoGraph I app system shown at London Build Expo–when coupled with laser distance meters app device combo impresses attendees at speeding up measuring workflows.

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BIMobject App Now Available for Vectorworks 2017 Software

Robert Anderson, VP, of Vectorworks presents the new BIMobject App for Vectorworks.

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Bricsys Announces new BricsCAD V17—Advances BIM, Modeling and Sheet Metal CAD

Bricsys of Belgium announces new DWG-based BricsCAD V17 for MCAD, AEC and general CAD workflows. New update advances BIM, sheet metal design CAD and 3D modeling functionalities.

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Lasers and iPads—How OrthoGraph Solves AEC Problems

We take a deep-dive into what OrthoGraph I offers the AEC industry for solving building measurement workflow challenges common to just about all building professionals. Paired with a laser distance meter (LDM) OrthoGraph I not only rapidly increases the time it takes to measure, it reduces errors and dovetails into today’s IFC-based BIM tools.

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AIA California Council Partners with GRAPHISOFT for BIM

The AIA in California has partnered with GRAPHISOFT to help increase Return-on-Investment for its members helping them with transitions to BIM workflows.

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Vectorworks Inc. Congratulates Build Earth Live Hyperloop BIM Competition Winners

BIM Unlimited, Hyper Poland, Future Architects, HyperNova, BIM Fusion, rLoop and Mobius receive awards.

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GRAPHISOFT North America Announces ARCHICAD Student Certification

GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced the development of an online ARCHICAD certification test.

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In German EU Countries—Nemetschek Jumps Ahead of Autodesk Says Poll

A leading German-based AEC magazine focused on competitions for tenders has published software usage data for AEC professionals, largely architects, which shows Nemetschek Group companies dominating US giant Autodesk.

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