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Firm Profile: Levi + Wong Design Associates—Virtualizing Healthcare Architecture

We continue our Firm Profile series for the second time this month with a feature on the mixed practice design firm Levi + Wong Design Associates, a Boston area architecture, landscape architecture, planning and interior design firm serving national clients through a highly-developed 3D ‘virtual design’ process using GRAPHISOFT’s highly noted ArchiCAD and BIMx platforms.

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Nemetschek Vectorworks and Datacubist Oy Partner to Strengthen IFC Quality Exchange

Vectorworks Architect users gain BIM validation tool integration with new Datacubist Oy – Nemetschek Vectorworks partnership

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Product Review: Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014

In this product review Architosh looks at the new Trimble SketchUp Pro 2014, with a particular emphasis on its new BIM worthy features in open schema support and IFC 2×3 export options.

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John Bacus of Trimble talks to Architosh about SketchUp, broadly and about version 2014

Over the years Architosh has had the distinct pleasure of unique discourse with the folks behind SketchUp. From our early beginnings together we often manage to get the story that nobody else gets. In this special feature we are going to combine some insights from general SketchUp talk over the past year with a recent discussion–with John Bacus–of the latest version’s new features.

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Vectorworks 2014 Software achieves IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import Certification

Vectorworks Architect 2014 joins an elite group of BIM software that has achieved both Import and Export Certification for the latest IFC standards

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Graphisoft ArchiCAD receives IFC Coordination View 2.0 Import Certification

Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD becomes first BIM program to obtain both Import and Export IFC Coordination View 2.0 Certification

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IFC and DXF output directly from iPad exist in OrthoGraph 7

OrthoGraph Architect 7 works with both DXF and IFC formats from the iPad

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Improved IFC/ArchiCAD Connection Add-On for Revit 2014 Released

GRAPHISOFT adds IFC based Revit Connection Add-on to ArchiCAD

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Nemetschek Vectorworks 2013 achieves IFC 2×3 Coordination View 2.0

Nemetschek Vectorworks achieves latest IFC 2×3 Coordination View 2.0 standard

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OrthoGraph Architect 5 available for iPad

Leading iOS CAD app gains IFX 2×3 data exchange and more features…

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BIM/CAD Formats per App: An iPad Guide

This feature report lists BIM/CAD file formats and which apps associate themselves with each format or vice versa. This is a good shortcut guide to finding the apps you will need.

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Graphisoft’s ArchiCAD receives IFC Certification 2.0, Passes COBie Design Challenge Also

Graphisoft has announced some important milestones for its support of the Open BIM Movement and IFC (Industry Foundation Classes)

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Scia Engineer first structural BIM to obtain IFC 2×3 V2 certification

Scia Engineer passes latest IFC 2×3 V2 BIM Standards

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Interview: CadFaster of Finland talks to Architosh about BIM and Mobility

In this special feature interview, Tuomas Holma, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at CadFaster of Finland, talks to us about their company’s innovative cloud and mobile software products for CAD industries. We cover the company’s positioning, product history, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Apple’s iPad among other things. And not to be forgotten, we ask about CadFaster Collaborate coming to the Mac.

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Product Review: Vectorworks Architect 2013

In this feature article Architosh takes a look at Nemetschek Vectorworks’ latest CAD and BIM package for architects

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