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Calibrated Engineering Models – A Prudent Approach to Optimize Building for Energy Efficiency

Industries like aviation, hotel and hospitality, residential, healthcare and retail, seek sustainable building designs.  However, what architects and engineers need to understand is that occupant comfort should not be compromised.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks Named Headline Sponsor for Build New York Live

Teams from around the world will collaborate in a 48-hour virtual, openBIM design competition on September 21, 2015.

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OrthoGraph expands distribution with GRAPHISOFT Italy agreement

OrthoGraph Ltd., has come to an agreement with Graphisoft Italy, which became an official OrthoGraph distributor in Italy.

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ARUP’s Oasys brings advanced crowd analysis software to wider market with MassMotion Flow

3D analysis of pedestrian behavior for ingress/egress, emergency evacuation and general flow has never been quicker, easier to use or more accessible, using MassMotion Flow.

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GRAPHISOFT touts major win with Brazilian architecture firm

GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has announced that GRAPHISOFT Brazil, a subsidiary in South America, has inked a deal with Fernandes Arquitetos Associados (FAA), one of Brazil’s major architecture firms and the only Brazilian firm responsible for designing two 2014 World Cup arenas.

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OrthoGraph 10.2 is available!

OrthoGraph Survey System, the professional building surveying application became available in 3 different versions in the AppStore. The apps have been created to fit the different needs of potential users, allowing everyone to find their own appropriate solution.

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GRAPHISOFT announces ArchiCAD 19 ships June 24

GRAPHISOFT®, the global leader in Building Information Modeling (BIM) solutions for architects, announced today that ARCHICAD® 19’s global rollout process has begun.

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GRAPHISOFT’S BIMx and BIMx PRO Now Offer Extended Cloud Storage Access

GRAPHISOFT®, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, has introduced Cloud storage access for its award-winning BIM presentation app, BIMx.

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Viewpoint: Sustainable Building Design—Wind Analysis in BIM

Buildings are the primary energy guzzlers and account for nearly 40% of energy consumption globally. However, the scenario will soon change, as there is growing awareness of sustainability amongst the architects, engineers, developers, owners and the AEC industry in general.

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Bentley webinar: How BIM is being used at London Bridge

In association with Bentley Systems, Building is inviting everyone to a live audio webinar, Adopting a BIM-driven approach throughout the London Bridge project.

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BIMscript and LENA by BIMobject in Sweden

Turning mechanical CAD into intelligent BIM objects. BIMscript™ and LENA is a technology and a solution designed to streamline and accelerate the process of BIM content creation. This delivers both an open and freely available scripting language as well as a BIM object authoring solution.

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Announcing the 2015 TAP Innovation Award Recipients

2015 TAP Innovation Awards since 2005, has spearheaded an effort to highlight award winning case studies from the architectural profession and construction industry in the harnessing of Building Information Model (BIM) technology and processes to further design, construction and project excellence.

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AIA: Perspectives on BEST of SHOW 2015—IT Trends in Architectural Practice

In this special feature report on AIA Atlanta, we talk about the evolving shape of industry change due to advances in information technology, with a particular emphasis on the latest trends taking shape, including the game-ification of architecture, virtual reality hardware and radical user-interface design change that will come with it…plus the continuing role of mobile, cloud and analytics driving design process transformation. Anthony Frausto, AIA, LEED AP, also contributed to this article.

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AIA: Show Floor Reports: Oasys’ MassMotion and MassMotion Flow

In this show floor report from AIA Atlanta we look at MassMotion and MassMotion Flow by Oasys Limited, the software house of Arup Group Ltd. the world’s leading engineering firm headquartered in the United Kingdom. Oasys Ltd. has over 20 software applications available commercially for AEC professionals, particularly architects, planners and engineers, and MassMotion is one they were touting at the show floor.

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Architosh awards 4th ‘BEST of SHOW’ honors for software and technology vendors at AIA Atlanta

Architosh announces its 2015 AIA National BEST of SHOW honors for the national convention and expo in Atlanta, Georgia. The awards highlight and draw attention to software and hardware technologies of note exhibited on the show floor.

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