Archives for BIM
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.
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.
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.
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.
Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., releases Chinese language version of Vectorworks 2015 to Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese market.
Nemetschek Vectorworks Service Pack 3 adds two big new BIM interoperability standards plus key improvements to the rest of the software.
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.
HDR | Rice Daubney has won five prestigious global healthcare design awards for the Chris O’Brien ‘Lifehouse Centre’
GRAPHISOFT hosting a BIMx live webinar to review the latest changes in the award-winning mobile BIM tools for iOS and Android that empower architects to bring their BIM model and linked 2D documents with them in the field and anywhere they go.
Sustainable Building Practices with Energy Saving Models – Epact 179D Tax Savings for Daylight Harvesting
Architosh is again pleased to share another informative Viewpoint article from BIM consultant and expert Bhushan Avsatthi, who briefly discusses the often unacknowledged US tax breaks under the EPAct 179D tax savings for buildings that achieve energy cost reductions more than the range specified by ASHRE energy standards. Mr. Avsatthi discusses the importance of “daylight harvesting” as a technology and technique for added energy savings measures.
Jonathan Pickup and Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc., release all new Essentials Tutorial Guide for Vectorworks
Chief Architect X7 is the latest version, out in beta for now, and soon to be released in the Q1, 2015 for the architectural and builder markets. The Mac and Windows CAD/BIM software also has a companion iOS app.
The new launch by IMAGINIT is the first service, borne from this new collaboration, to extend value of BIM data into facilities management systems. The FM and BIM Connection Service enables AEC firms to demonstrate the value of extending the rich data within the building information model (BIM) into the facilities management phase of the building lifecycle.
Architosh is again pleased to share another viewpoint article by BIM consultant Bhushan Avsatthi, who offers his perspective on all things technical in the AEC industry and ask the question: have AEC pros really embraced technology? The rhetorical question serves to form a 35,000 feet view into the present and emerging technology of AEC.
GRAPHISOFT opened its Italian office on January 15, 2015 with the intend to accelerate their business growth in one of Europe’s most dynamic architectural markets.